Category Archives: Just blogging away!

More Edworthy Park

Edworthy Park sits in the valley along the Bow River in southwest Calgary.  My Auntie lives within walking distance of this beautiful park and I’ve been taking advantage of it on a near daily basis while on my extended visit.  … Continue reading

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Stroke

n: A sudden disabling attack or loss of consciousness caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain, especially through thrombosis.  A line from the Book of Ecclesiastes (3:1-11) that I included in yesterday’s post has been … Continue reading

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Sen•tient be•ing

sen•tient (ˈsɛn ʃənt) adj. 1. having the power of perception by the senses; conscious. 2. characterized by sensation and consciousness. be•ing (ˈbi ɪŋ)  n. 1. the fact of existing; existence. 2. conscious, mortal existence; life. 3. essential substance or nature: … Continue reading

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Compassion

Compassion 1. a deep awareness of and sympathy for another’s suffering 2. the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it Last weekend, Barcelona’s youth team won an international U12 tournament. They beat … Continue reading

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Where To?

We had been discussing a little project over the last several months that SU wanted to build.  He wanted to place his new project in the back yard.  I pointed out that he was accumulating a few “little projects” in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

It is daughter #1’s birthday today!  Where has the time gone?  Happy birthday my love.

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Music Mondays ~ Change

The bags under my eyes have bags of their own today after a busy three weeks of planning the latest spay and neuter event with the animal group.  The culmination was the event that took place Saturday and Sunday.  There are still … Continue reading

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A Wisdom Wednesday Reflection on Gratitude

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention. ~ Oscar Wilde ~ I’ve posted an update and a thank you from the family of Marbin our local young fellow that is fighting lymphoma.  If you wish you … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Moths, Motion, and Beauty in Imperfections

The beginning of Rainy Season means the arrival of some of the critters that disappear during Dry Season, most notably, critters of the insect variety. The other day I noticed three new arrivals by the bushes outside the kitchen window. I … Continue reading

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I’ve Got an Alta!

I have thought about getting a fitness tracker for a long time, well over a year. I’ve looked at them Amazon, went looking in stores while I was in Canada last year and kept my eye open any time I’ve … Continue reading

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