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Vacation

Sunday, November 09, 2014

I am taking a break because we are going away. There won't be internet for 7 days of our trip so I will lose my Spark People log-in streak. There will be a new start after we return in a couple weeks.

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NORASPAT 11/11/2014 9:58PM

    Have a fabulous time where ever you are.
I will be waiting for you. HUGS, enjoy and stay SAFE!!!

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IDLETYME 11/9/2014 4:49PM

    Enjoy your time off. Stay safe!!!! emoticon

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JTREMBATH 11/9/2014 4:25PM

    ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY

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The Inquisitive Mind of a Child

Saturday, November 08, 2014

"The inquisitive mind of a child"

Why are they selling poppies, Mummy?
Selling poppies in town today.
The poppies, child, are flowers of love
For the men who marched away.

But why have they chosen a poppy, Mummy?
Why not a beautiful rose?
Because my child, men fought and died
In the fields where the poppies grow.

But why are the poppies so red, Mummy?
Why are the poppies so red?
Red is the colour of blood, my child.
The blood that our soldiers shed.

The heart of the poppy is black, Mummy.
Why does it have to be black?
Black, my child, is the symbol of grief
For the men who never came back.

But why, Mummy are you crying so
Your tears are giving you pain.
My tears are my fears for you my child
For the world is forgetting again.

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NORASPAT 11/11/2014 10:00PM

    That is a keeper along with Flanders fields. I think I like this better.

HUGS Pat in Maine. !! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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AZMOMXTWO 11/8/2014 11:00AM

  awesome poem thank you

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Morning Walk

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wiggles and I went for a nice walk this morning. It was almost 4 miles by the time I came home. I drove to the 6th concession and walked on that section of the Greenway. I had Wiggles' leash but didn't realize she wasn't wearing her collar. I got the leash looped around her neck and let her go. She runs ahead a little and then comes back to me. I would pick her up before we crossed the highway and let her go again.

I say that Buddy is in his teenage years. All he wants to do is sleep. I expect he would have wanted to go with us but I didn't invite him. He has a tendency not to come when he is called. I don't like that.

This afternoon I had a nice massage. It has been a good day. emoticon

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NORASPAT 10/30/2014 10:55PM

    THE ONLY MASSAGE I EVER HAD WAAS FOR TWO HOURS AND VERY EXPENSIVE.
I AM LOOKING IN TO GETTING THE RATES FROM THE LOCAL SPA AND FROM A FEW PRIVATE MASSAGE THERAPISTS.
WELL DONE WITH THE WALK. HUGS PAT IN MAINE. emoticon


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MCFITZ2 10/30/2014 5:19PM

    I am thinking of getting one in the next month.
Sounds like a nice walk. emoticon emoticon

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GEORGE815 10/30/2014 5:13PM

    Massages are great aren't they.

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Live with Intention

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

"Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen Hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is."

Mary Anne Radmacher

The events in Ottawa seem to be affecting me. We were out all morning and didn't hear any news until we stopped for lunch. It wasn't until we were home and turned on the TV that we heard the whole story (as they know it so far).

I have been to the Parliament Buildings. On my very first vacation as a working woman, my uncle took me there to meet our Member of Parliament. I visited again on a couple of other occasions.

My daughter was in the reserves after high school. The young man who was killed was in the reserves.

When I read the quote above I wanted to share the sentiments.

It has been a sad day for Canada. emoticon

  
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NORASPAT 10/22/2014 8:09PM

    It sure is a crazy world out there. We thought we were immune from stuff like this but I guess it is spreading .
We just have to live our lives in harmony and be the best we can BE.
It is a scary world these days. emoticon emoticon emoticon Pat emoticon

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New Refrigerator

Monday, October 20, 2014

We have been having 'issues' with our refrigerator. We have had a towel on the floor to catch the water that collects there.

This morning we pulled the fridge out from the wall, washed the floor and tried to clean the hose at the back where we think something was clogging and diverting water from where it was supposed to go. We expect it will work for awhile longer but decided to look for a new one.

Tuesday morning a new fridge will be delivered and they will remove the old one. We have had the old one since 1987. The new one will be more energy efficient.

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NORASPAT 10/20/2014 11:47PM

    You will love the newer ones I am sure. What did you get. I got the freezer on the bottom so I do not have to lean my back to grab the milk etc.

I wanted a freezer I could squat right down. I open the fridge door about 20 times to going in to the freezer just ONCE !

HUGS Pat in Maine.

ENJOY YOUR NEW FREEZER, emoticon emoticon

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