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Beautiful snowy morning!
Saturday, January 16, 2021      12 comments

We woke up to this on Saturday morning. Yes, we were expecting it but it's awesome. It is still snowing. I am waiting for the snow to stop falling so I can go shovel. ... Read more
Saying goodbye to 2020!
Thursday, December 31, 2020      9 comments

As I reflect over 2020, it has been a year to remember. The year started very well with my husband and I moving back to Canada after a stint of 45 years in West Africa. There are many things that I will miss like my friends that I left behind, ... Read more
My new Fitbit
Friday, October 30, 2020      17 comments

On Monday, I received my new Fitbit Charge 4. I tried installing it on the first day but had no luck. What happened was that I still had my Fitbit Alta HR on my Fitbit account. On Tuesday, I removed the old Fitbit from the account but again,... Read more
Fitbit MIA!
Monday, October 19, 2020      8 comments

Again, my Fitbit just stopped working and would not charge. Does this mean that it is dying? Today, about 24 hours after the Fitbit started charging... Is this how it goes? I have had this Fitbit Alta HR for 3 years now. I depend on my watc... Read more
Basement is now finished!
Thursday, October 08, 2020      6 comments

It took a fairly long time but the contractor did an excellent job! We are very happy with the results. Now, we continue to haul heavy boxes and unpacking them. In the very near future, I should have me decorations up again. Oh I miss them s... Read more
Good news and bad news...
Monday, May 11, 2020      20 comments

I will start with the good news. Yesterday, on Mothers' Day, my husband and I moved in our new home. Due to the Covid-19, the basement will get finished while we are living in the house. Our goods (from Dakar, Senegal) are still in storage an... Read more
April 30 - 11th Sparkversary
Thursday, April 30, 2020      8 comments

Eleven years today, my sister invited me to join a 4 week challenge with Coach Nicole. Guess what? I am still here while she has gone a long time ago. This site, I must admit, may have saved my life because I was on the verge of becoming very... Read more
March 11 - Another update since our arrival in Canada
Wednesday, March 11, 2020      9 comments

Well, we did go to the Senegalese Embassy yesterday to have our drivers' licenses which had not expiry date validated. We did arrive at 11 a.m. and had to wait 3 hours and 45 minutes to obtain these letters. Needless to say, we were exhausted ... Read more
March 6, 2020 Update since our arrival in Canada
Friday, March 06, 2020      14 comments

Well, we did celebrate our oldest daughter's birthday on March 2. Incredible but true, she turned 51 years and it gave an opportunity for us to share pictures of her youth with her sons who are now 21 and 19 years old. Here is our Africa... Read more
Feb 13 - Update of our move back to Canada
Thursday, February 13, 2020      13 comments

We did arrive in Canada on January 24th as scheduled. However, this did not stop me from worrying about my animals being left behind in Dakar due to no fault of our's. At the very last minute our travel agency informed us that they were told b... Read more
Following my September 12 injury and our move back to Canada
Thursday, October 24, 2019      15 comments

I am happy to report that my right knee is getting better by the day. Bending past 90 degrees still hurts but the physiotherapist is working on getting my flexibility by incorporating some knee exercises. I am hopeful that it will recover but i... Read more
September 13 -- Sprained my right knee
Friday, September 13, 2019      15 comments

Due to no fault of mine, I sprained my right knee yesterday. As I was walking my dog Mimi, one german shepherd who was being chased, sprang into the back of my right thigh and knee in full swing. It took my breath away and was unable to walk f... Read more
June 5th - Will come back later this evening
Wednesday, June 05, 2019      12 comments

Hi there. We have been invited to celebrate the Eid il Fitr (end of Fast) at a friend's place today. I will be back this evening to update later on. Later! Lise... Read more
Away this weekend (May 10-12)
Thursday, May 09, 2019      13 comments

Due to the fact that our niece is visiting from Canada, we have decided to take a break and go away for the weekend to relax a little bit. Will catch up when I come back. Lise ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Ten years ago today...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019      145 comments

Today I celebrate my 10th Sparkversary! I was invited by my sister Diane to do a challenge with Coach Nicole during the month of May 2009 which I did. However, she dropped off and still I am here continuing on my journey. Spark People, I woul... Read more

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