With the warm, spring weather upon us, my mind turns to thoughts of my favourite sandals. I took them out of my storage room - along with all my warm-weather clothes - and tried them on yesterday. They fit well and will most defiantly give me ... Read more
Yesterday I walked to the grocery store, the first such jaunt this spring and this afternoon, I walked to the Giant Tiger - a discount department store in my neighbourhood - and back.
Both walks were made enjoyable by the signs of spring ... Read more
I've seen two good movies lately.
On Wednesday eve. Dave and I went to the cinema to see 'Horton Hears a Who'. It was a brilliant rendition of Dr.Seuss's classic story, a fanciful consideration of the sacred principle of 'as above, so b... Read more
I received a wonderful bounty of gifts to mark my 50th birthday. Of special note, I received the following:
DVD, the Jetsons
handcrafted jewelry; pendant & earing's
a lavender candle
my favourite hand cream
handcrafted jewelry; pin... Read more
Twice this week, I've slept for a successive 16 hours!
As someone more accustomed to insomnia than sleep, I'm amazed with this turn of events. I've deduced it's either a side-effect of my new medication and/0r my body catching up w... Read more
Responding to my recent weight-gain (approximately 7 pounds gained as a side- effect from starting the medication, remeron), I've been extra careful about what I eat and have become diligent about taking my daily exercise.
I rearran... Read more
Domestic Diva's, such as Kim and Aggie, pictured above, have taught me a lot about home-made, enviro-friendly cleaning products and I'm determined to use these ideas for this year's Spring Clean.
I love Kim & Aggie and watch their TV sho... Read more
This picture of Harriet was taken with my new digital camera.
The camera seems easy to use and I anticipate much fun ahead.
Our Easter weekend was wonderful. The best part was spending time with family.
For Harriet, my camera, m... Read more
Highlights & Massage
I went to the hair salon on Wednesday to have my hair trimmed and my highlights refreshed. The hairdresser did a wonderful job and I'm happy with the results.
Then, yesterday, I went to the spa for a massage therapy session. The session wa... Read more
Jello With Strawberries
One of my favourite low-cal snacks is sugar-free jello made with fresh or frozen strawberries.
Each week, I make a double-batch of jello with strawberries.
This gives me eight desserts/snacks at less than 30-calorie per serving. ... Read more
After missing two successive appointments (due to feeling poorly), I went to the salon yesterday, for a manicure.
I feel so much better now!
As a reward & motivator to remain a non-smoker, my twice-monthly manicures are importa... Read more
This past week, I've been adjusting to a new medication (remeron, an anti-depressant) and experiencing a primary side-effect; tiredness and over-sleeping.
The intent of the new medication is to increase the brain chemical seratonin... Read more
Fenton, our new Vietnamese Fighting Fish, seems happy in his new home.
Unlike the dark-blue and slow-moving Mr. McGurk, Fenton is bright-red and swims like he's in a race.
For our new pet, Fenton I'm grateful.
P.S. to CARS - ... Read more
Kira, my lovely daughter-in-law, has recently established a web presence for her company Burnin' Beads.
Kira makes beautiful jewelry.
Using glass-blowing techniques along with her incredible gift for colour and design, Kira makes ev... Read more
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Dave and I and our niece Gracey went to a stage play on Sunday and had a wonderful time.
Written by Kristen Thomas, I Claudia, is the story of a twelve-year-old girl, distraught by her parent's divorce.
Actor, Michelle Polak's, bril... Read more