A recycling company that specializes in metal recently had an open house. It was unusual to see this mountain of scrap metal in the middle of the city. It used to be the north industrial area, but our city expanded out so rapidly it was swall... Read more
It may have started out cold overcast and windy but by evening was calm and clear and had gotten warmer than predicted.
Mom and I enjoyed the talk and slides given by the Karpans. It is amazing the places this retired couple have been to.... Read more
I am escaping my odorific apartment for the next four days. My city is vibrant, jam packed with activities, some of which my Mom and I will share.
Tomorrow we will see a presentation by the Karpans, a couple that has traveled my provin... Read more
I got some new challenges in my ongoing disease process -a strange all over body pain from the neck down the made my skin sensitive to any touch. Fortunately, most of that pain has eased up. Also edema on my ankles. A little less than before ... Read more
We have had three days of overcast, some rain and very high winds battering everything around. But that wasn't why I couldn't sleep. I felt restless and like my legs didn't want to lay down. I felt like I was going to cramp up, but I didn't. ... Read more
I was staying at my Mom's for three months this winter and for some reason my old laptop wouldn't transfer my camera photos so I had to wait until I got home to see my photos. I thought I would share for you to enjoy.
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The third time is the charm. I have had water seep into my suite twice before. It appeared in the middle of the hallway and they couldn't figure out where it came from. This time there was an obvious stain on my kitchen ceiling and it was we... Read more
From Leslie Beck at the Globe And Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health-and-fitness/he alth/leslie-beck-heres-how -six-common-nutrition-beli efs-hold-up-to-the-science /article34531774/
Coconut oil is ... Read more
Mom and I split a bag of Costco sized pistachios in the shell. So I sat down and tried to get in them. Wow! tough in spite of the shell being split. Mom said I would have to use a pliers. So I dug it out and struggled with a method to get t... Read more
I usually exercise without fail in the morning. Today I am not. Two possible excuses: very painful foot and upset tummy. I usually don't let much stand in my way. I am not a wuss. I feel like relaxing and going to some movies. I love mov... Read more
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
My journey to health and fitness has been jammed with challenges right from the start. I have always enjoyed exercise, moving, hiking from an early age. But I was also cursed with having RA from age six. So there were many peaks and valleys. ... Read more
The New Year started off the same as the old year went out -in the deep freeze. It was -34º C (-30º F) this morning so once again confined to the home. I freely admit I was slacking off staying at Mom's. Too much TV (I don't have one at home ... Read more