Category Archives: Disability

So much to do!

The last 5-6 weeks have been very busy. We have cooked but I haven’t had time to write up the recipes. We’ve also been on a road trip to Thunder Bay, which was wonderful.  Sault Ste. Marie Down a nickel … Continue reading

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Becky’s Bread

Yesterday Becky started perusing “Cook with Confidence” and decided she wanted to make the pizza recipe. She read the all the instructions to me before checking with me on the list of ingredients. We were missing tomatoes and olives. I … Continue reading

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Trip and Fall

The weather is gorgeous this time of year, so Becky and I have decided to take a couple of day trips. This one was supposed to be apple picking, but the crops were very poor this year due to the … Continue reading

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Royal Botanical Gardens

  We have been very busy of late. Summer is here and there’s not a day to waste! We spent one of those beautiful days visiting the newly opened Rock Garden at the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) in Burlington/Hamilton. It is … Continue reading

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The Falls

The weather has been fantastic, so we took advantage of it and drove down to Niagara Falls. First stop, the Falls. Then Becky wanted to go to a casino. We were able to take the fully accessible Incline lift up … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Gardens

It was a holiday weekend here in Canada, and the weather was beautiful. I thought it would be a great opportunity for me to try running outside. I have slowly built up my time on the treadmill at physiotherapy, but … Continue reading

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A Ride to Remember

Yesterday, Becky and I did something for the first time; we went on a fun ride with a Harley Davidson group.  Becky was supposed to go in a side car with her Dad, but the weather was cold and wet, … Continue reading

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Fishing For A Compliment

We chose Whitby Fish Pie for our eleventh Bake Off challenge.  We adapted the recipe from Paul Hollywood’s book, “British Baking”. We had to adapt it because we live roughly 1,000 miles from the sea. The amounts for pastry were double … Continue reading

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TheWeek That Got Away

The week got away from us; appointments, meetings, and weather so gorgeous that we had to barbeque. Although we had planned a Bake Off recipe and bought the ingredients, it just didn’t happen. C’est La Vie! Enjoy the sunset.

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Six Months

It has been six months since I fractured my left ankle and had surgery.  Despite my friends assurances that I ‘would be back to normal in no time’, I knew I would not. I have limited movement and strength, and … Continue reading

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