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Day #98- Roots
Tuesday, April 03, 2018      7 comments

My maternal grandmother was born in 1875, the third daughter of United Empire Loyalists who landed north of the St. Lawrence River in eastern Ontario (... Read more
Day #97 Plus- Oops!
Monday, April 02, 2018      2 comments

AnytimeIlike is much better at math than me; the weight loss for the gentleman is 326 pounds! Back to school me! ... Read more
Day #97- Inspiring Success Story
Monday, April 02, 2018      6 comments

CBC ran a story yesterday that is a tale of determination arising from a place of shame. A worker at one of the oil refineries at the Fort MacMurray Oil Sands in northern Alberta was part of one of the rescue airlifts that evacuated workers fro... Read more
Day #96- Confetti Day?
Sunday, April 01, 2018      7 comments

Day 96 of my 100 blogs about happiness, almost there but today is a struggle for me to find happiness. Warning #1, this is not a pity party. Warning #2, some readers may be offended. I do not subscribe to or belong to any faith community.... Read more
Day #95- How to Actually Get Sh*t Done!
Saturday, March 31, 2018      4 comments

I saw this title on a blog at another site today and found it intriguing and wondered how that might apply to Spark endeavours. The #1 action is EAT THE ELEPHANT FIRST! From reading daily blogs here on Spark it is apparent that many of us ... Read more
Day #94- Shhh!
Friday, March 30, 2018      4 comments

I am savouring a quiet day, no obligations or expectations. No busy traffic along my road and many of my neighbours have gone away for the long 4 day weekend. It is warm (+8C) and breezy but with at least a foot of snow remaining we are enclos... Read more
Day #93- A Misprint?
Thursday, March 29, 2018      5 comments

"Move it OR lose it". We are all familiar with "move it TO lose it" but a new study in Sweden has just published its results on the impact of exercise on the development of dementia. The study was small; 191 Swedish women with an average a... Read more
Day #92- Hippity Hop
Wednesday, March 28, 2018      4 comments

emoticon This Grammy bunny delivered some non candy goodies to her grandkids today. As a family we don't celeb... Read more
Day #91- Listen
Tuesday, March 27, 2018      7 comments

The best sound, the running of snow melt water in the down pipes. An optimistic melody. It is followed closely by the splashing of water in puddles, the squelching of a boot being pulled out of the mud and the rushing of the local swollen rive... Read more
Day #90- Blissful happiness
Monday, March 26, 2018      3 comments

To sleep is to dream! My daughter's whippet, exhausted after a long walk and playtime with her terrior mate; I wonder if she dreams of rabbits or cud... Read more
Day #89- Rotten to the Core?
Sunday, March 25, 2018      2 comments

Not in my house! A core, a foundation that a house is built upon. emoticon It has to be stable and strong to s... Read more
Day#88- Climbing Walls
Saturday, March 24, 2018      2 comments

"Climbing the walls", a common saying we use to describe exasperation, craziness, isolation. A great many of us here are doing just that at the moment; "up to the gills" with more snow and cold, crazy with cabin fever or as we say here "shack w... Read more
Day #87- What Just Happened
Friday, March 23, 2018      5 comments

We got walloped! 16", heavy wet snow. It's enough to make a girl want to cry ... Read more
Day #86- Step Up and Get It Done, Please!
Thursday, March 22, 2018      6 comments

My day #82 blog was a public service announcement encouraging men, but certainly also women, to be proactive concerning their personal health. Today I add to that with two further bits of information and my personal disappointment that so many ... Read more
Morning Fun
Thursday, March 22, 2018      3 comments

For those of us weather challenged here is some Maritime forecasting to get us through the day...enjoy! Serious blog will follow later.... Read more

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