Category Archives: Disability

A Cake for Valentines Day

This is number 2 of our Bake Off challenges; a Chocolate Raspberry Opera Cake. This took Becky and myself about six hours to make! I’m not going to write out the whole recipe as it covers two pages in the … Continue reading

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Baking up a Storm!

While recovering from a fractured ankle and surgery, Becky and I started watching a show called “The Great British Bake Off”.  Sad to say, we became enthralled. These people have no training but have taught themselves to become bakers. Not … Continue reading

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Break A Leg 

Yep, that’s exactly what I did ten weeks ago during the dangerous activity of gardening. Unfortunately no-one was around so I had to crawl the 150 feet back to the house to call for help. The bones were set and … Continue reading

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Trip to Bavaria

I haven’t written lately because the WordPress App on my iPod wouldn’t let me.  I normally write on the fly, as do many of you, I think, so I haven’t written.  I just uploaded the new update, and now the … Continue reading

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Freedom!

It has been a long, long winter. Becky and I have been stuck in the house for four months! The reasons are varied. Becky had surgery, the lift broke, frigid temperatures, I hurt my back, and the lift broke again. … Continue reading

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New Year

This is what I did New Year’s Day; skated in Mississauga’s Celebration Square. I used to ice skate every week when I lived in Birmingham, but since moving to Canada, which is covered in ice and snow for several months, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

What do we think about New Year’s Resolutions? Well, basically, I think they’re a good thing , but I never make any myself because I’m practically perfect anyway ( translation: I don’t have the time or energy to work on … Continue reading

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Wonderful Weather

After a crummy summer, the weather turned beautiful about four weeks ago; just in time for Fall. We took advantage of the sunshine and went apple picking. After Becky filled our bag with apples, we headed to another farm for … Continue reading

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Making it Work

The first week at work continued to be hectic. I was either driving the bus or driving the car to appointments. Becky’s regular helper has been away the whole time, so there’s no breaks for me during the day. On … Continue reading

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First Day

Tuesday was my first day driving a school bus as a job. It started off alright, safety check, drive to first pick up, load students, and then I went to drop the students off at the school. “No. We can’t … Continue reading

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