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Overeaters Anonymous
Tuesday, January 09, 2007      0 comments

Last evening, Cristina and I went to our first meeting of Overeaters Anonymous. It was an interesting meeting, attended by (approximately) 20 very friendly and welcoming people. My hope is that - through the support and resources ... Read more
Lilac-scented dreams
Monday, January 08, 2007      0 comments

Dave and I recently spent an evening at the home of our dear friends, Cristina and Gary. We had a wonderful visit. We exchanged Christmas gifts and I was blessed with the most deliciously fragrant bath products. Luxurious and lilac-s... Read more
Organizational Skills
Friday, January 05, 2007      0 comments

Today, in the midst of doing my year-end filing, it occurred to me that I have very good organizational skills. I used to live with the assumption that everyone was born with the inherent desire for order and so I did not recognize my skil... Read more
Thursday, January 04, 2007      1 comments

Recently, our household stopped using the local hydro service in favour of Bullfrog Power. The Bullfrog Power company, based in Toronto, is Ontario's first 100% green electricity retailer. Using power that is natural and sustainable, our m... Read more
Charlotte's Web
Tuesday, January 02, 2007      0 comments

Last evening, my sweetie and I went to the show to see 'Charlotte's Web'. It was a good movie, made all the better by talkative animals and their barnyard antics. For the night out with my sweetie and 'Charlotte's Web' I'm grate... Read more
Monday, January 01, 2007      0 comments

I love the new year. Abounding with new opportunities and a clean slate, it makes me feel hopeful. Although some people think setting New Year Resolutions is a self-defeating gesture, I disagree. I like goal setting and I've learned not... Read more
My darling niece
Wednesday, December 27, 2006      0 comments

Yesterday, we celebrated the season at my partner's brother's house. It was a lovely time! My brother-in-law and his wife have a beautiful daughter, who is almost three years old. My niece is absolutely perfect and at yesterday's ga... Read more
Christmas Tin
Sunday, December 24, 2006      0 comments

Every Christmas, my sweetie's mother gives us a tin cookie jar filled to the brim with her holiday baking. The Christmas tin is filled with the most amazing shortbread-like cookies, marshmallow & peanut butter squares, iced sugar cookies,... Read more
Opera Glasses
Friday, December 22, 2006      0 comments

For a Christmas gift, my sweetie gave me a pair of opera (theatre) glasses. The are decorative and dainty and serve the purpose well. The next time we go to a concert or a play, I'll be able to see better, the more intricate details... Read more
Frozen Food
Thursday, December 21, 2006      0 comments

With the exception of the occasional pizza, I seldom buy frozen foods. I prefer simple meals, made with fresh ingredients. However, recently hosting my family's Christmas celebration, I relied on pre-made, frozen foods to cut down on the am... Read more
My Beautiful Children
Wednesday, December 20, 2006      0 comments

This year, my (adult) children and I started the tradition of celebrating Christmas a full week before the rest of the world. By getting together before the Christmas rush, we were able to spend a wonderful time together, joyfully and wit... Read more
Tuesday, December 12, 2006      0 comments

I love my TV. At this time of year, there is a plethora of feel-good, Christmas movies being broadcast and I'm enjoying them all. Whether it's an old classic film or a modern-day parable, Christmas movies tug at the heartstrings and... Read more
Christmas Gatherings
Monday, December 11, 2006      0 comments

Yesterday, my sweetie and I went to the first of several Christmas gatherings. It was a good occasion to visit, listen to holiday music and share a meal with family. The great message of Christmas is Love. Love for the earth and her pe... Read more
Friday, December 08, 2006      0 comments

Poinsettia flowers are one of my favourite symbols of Christmas. They are pretty and brightly coloured and their beauty adorns even the simplest of holiday decor. I have two small plants, sitting side-by-side on my table. They ar... Read more
Pine Tree
Wednesday, December 06, 2006      0 comments

Last evening, I went shopping with my friend, Cristina. As always happens when we're together, I had a lovely time. I bought a potted pine tree. The pine tree looks wonderful in the corner of my living-room. I'm going to care for i... Read more

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