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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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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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I was sitting out on the deck last night, reading a book, enjoying a moment of quiet, when I realized that this time next week I will be alone. I drive Becky to camp on Sunday where she will stay … Continue reading

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The Squeaky Wheel

Becky’s wheelchair has six wheels. About two weeks ago, one of them started squeaking. I ignored it for a couple of days, but finally broke down and hit the shed in search of tools. It took about ten minutes to … Continue reading

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I suppose the other side of the “no privacy” coin, is the “no show”, which is what happened this morning. After fifteen minutes Becky called the agency to see what was going on, and got an answering machine.  She left … Continue reading

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March is the Start of Spring

  It’s March, and here, at last, is our first sign of spring. My witch-hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is in bloom. It’s such a contrast to the snow; so cheerful and bright. Other things to celebrate this month are, Tim Horton’s … Continue reading

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What Day Is It?

Becky was up before her alarm this morning, which is very unusual. “You’re up early”, I said. “It’s Thursday”, she replied. “No. Today’s Friday. You were at your day program yesterday. Remember?” Silence. Due to memory problems we have calendars … Continue reading

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I was going through old photographs today, and taking photos of them so I will have a digital record.  I have found that the images taken with my digital camera are so much better than using a scanner, and much … Continue reading

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Family Day

Today was a holiday here in Canada. It’s still fairly new to us, so I don’t think people plan for it as much as other holidays. We didn’t really have any plans, anyway. I spent this morning helping Becky finish … Continue reading

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