Good news! (Finally!!!)
After a lengthy period of 3+ years, our lawyer phoned us today to inform us that someone is interested in purchasing our property here in Dakar. Now, we await the legal side of everything to finalize this transaction. Hopefully, all will go we... Read more
I am still jet-lagged. There is a 5 hour difference between the eastern coast and Senegal. It's not easy readjusting to the time change.
I do miss my family ever so much but it is nice being home again in my bed, kitchen, yard etc. What ... Read more
I am leaving Canada today to go back to Dakar, Senegal. Michael and I had a lovely time. I should be back... Read more
Off to Niagara Falls (Canada)
Well, we are off to see the Niagara Falls today. We shall return tomorrow (Thursday) during the day. I will not have my computer with me so I will not be available for SP.
See you all tomorrow!
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I was on the road yesterday
My husband and I are presently visiting with our niece in London, Ontario. We were on the train from Montreal all day yesterday. The day started with our missing the first train but managed to find an alternate schedule afterward. It was kind... Read more
I just want to give you a heads up that I will be unavailable today as we are getting our electricity at home updated. We have been procrastinating on this and now is the time.
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40 things about ME!
1. Do you like blue cheese?
2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes?
Yes, for one year but stopped entirely at 19.
3. Do you own a gun?
4. What is your favorite sweet drink?
5. Do you hold any diploma(s), d... Read more
For the last couple of days, I have been MIA on Sparks. The internet would come and go and finally went at 1 p.m. yesterday. The technician came by this morning and fixed it. Now, our phones, TV and internet are all working A-OK!! ... Read more
Since Monday after Tai Chi, my ribs were very painful so I decided to go see my doctor yesterday (Thursday). I did an X-Ray this morning and also a sonogram. I do have bruised ribs but nothing is broken and the organs have not been touched. I... Read more
Thank you for your comments -- The importance of exercise
Today, I am sore at the knee level, my right breast and my left side just below the ribs. I may have overdone it yesterday by exercising but I really do believe that when you are sore, you should continue exercising (to a limit of course).
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The importance of exercise
Today, while going to the store on foot, I fell down basically kissing the ground because I was avoiding a vehicle who was in the process of parking on the sidewalk. My knee hit the ground first, then my breast hit a post which I took down with... Read more
Computer is fixed!
One thing that I love about living in Africa is that once you have good contacts they will take good care of you. We just relayed our problem, opened up the back of the laptop and took out a barrette. It had died on me. After all my frustrati... Read more
My computer is down . I will be going to the technician this afternoon but am unsure as to how long this will take. I am presently using my tablet but compared to a computer, it is very slow. Please bear with me... ... Read more
No connection at all...
These last couple of days were very trying for both my husband and me. WE HAD NO CONNECTION AT ALL! Anyway, with my husband's insistence, a technician did come over and found out that our wire was cut outside (we do live close to the ocean so ... Read more
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Of late I have been having connection problems with our server. Therefore, if you do not hear from me, this is the reason why. It seems as though I get an excellent connection when everyone is sleeping -- not exactly convenient for me though! ... Read more