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Flowers
Wednesday, May 14, 2008      0 comments

Over the weekend, I went grocery shopping with Dave. We bought everything we needed, yet I remained overwhelmed with a desire for chocolate. Usually, when my craving for chocolate is that bad, I give in, not having the heart to deprive m... Read more
new floor
Sunday, May 11, 2008      0 comments

This weekend Dave and his father have been installing a sub-floor in the washroom. Next, they will lay new tile. These are the first steps to a renovation that will include the installation of a new sink & vanity. At the moment, I'm witho... Read more
Pretty Pink
Friday, May 09, 2008      0 comments

Yesterday I went for a manicure. Rather than my usual red, I had my nails finished with a pretty pink colour. Then, after the manicure, I went to the pharmacy and picked out a matching lipstick. I feel pretty in pink and I'm glad I treate... Read more
Lilac-scented hand soap
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      1 comments

Last evening - during our usual Tuesday get-together - my friend Cristina surprised me with a gift of Yves Rocher lilac-scented, hand soap, purchased during her recent trip to Toronto. Since Cristina introduced me to this product several C... Read more
A nice walk
Tuesday, May 06, 2008      0 comments

We're fortunate to live close to a plaza which houses a variety of stores and services, essentially everything we need is in one location. Yesterday, after dinner, Dave and I walked the ten blocks to the plaza to buy groceries. It was ... Read more
Laughter is the best medicine
Monday, May 05, 2008      0 comments

Last night, my friend Cristina and I went to an evening of comedy entitled 'Stand Up for Mental Health'. The show was a series of eight comedians who talked about their experience with mental health issues and the mental health system. Top... Read more
Breathing Test
Sunday, May 04, 2008      0 comments

On Friday morning, I went to the hospital for my breathing test. I was fortunate to have a very kind woman administer the tests. She was concerned about my (very apparent) difficulty in breathing (before and after the medication was admin... Read more
a frightening experience
Thursday, May 01, 2008      1 comments

A few night's ago I had the most frightful experience of not being able to catch my breath. This led to a full-blown panic attack and it took about fifteen minutes before I was able to breath normally, with a more or less steady rhythm. ... Read more
Washroom Renovations
Monday, April 28, 2008      1 comments

Yesterday - after our adventures with Hope - Dave and I went, with his father, to a few hardware & home decorating stores. I just love these humongous stores (filled with many unknowable wares and project ideas), and watching Dave and hi... Read more
Hope
Sunday, April 27, 2008      1 comments

My profile picture shows me with a dwarf-lilac tree named 'Hope', the first tree planted by Dave and I in our front yard. Hope only saw one season of blossoms before a severe & sustained heat-wave caused her to dry up and die. Imagine o... Read more
Recovery Mode
Saturday, April 26, 2008      0 comments

Yesterday, I went for a manicure then met my sweetie for a cappuccino. It was a nice outing but it exhausted me and made me realize I'm still in recovery-mode. So, I came home, took some decongestant and went to bed, watched television and ... Read more
Return to Health
Wednesday, April 23, 2008      0 comments

After a full week of sickness, I'm happy to return to health. I had a bad cold & flu with a sore throat & fever and I spent five solid days in bed, unable to eat anything but frozen yogurt. I was simply miserable but well-cared for by ... Read more
Betrayal
Tuesday, April 15, 2008      1 comments

Over the weekend, Dave and I and our niece, Gracey, went to the local stage theatre to see the play Betrayal (written by by Harold Pinter). The play was good, an intense look at relationships; infidelity within a marriage and the search for in... Read more
Memento
Thursday, April 10, 2008      0 comments

While shopping with my friend Cristina, this week, I bought a six-photo frame so I could display some family photos from my recent birthday celebration. I completed the project yesterday and hung the frame in my front hallway. It was fun ... Read more
iPod
Wednesday, April 09, 2008      0 comments

I experienced a week's worth of frustration trying to get my newly-gifted iPod up & running. After much troubleshooting, it was the act of turning down the setting on my anti-virus software that allowed the iPod to connect without trouble. ... Read more

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