Monthly Archives: July 2013

Staying in Shape

At home, I not only walk every morning, I have a bit of a workout gym in my basement, so being away from home has been cutting into my efforts to get into shape for my archaeological digs.  When I’ve … Continue reading

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Heat Wave Breaks!!

Well, the heat wave is over!  We’ve had tornado warnings all over Ontario today.  This afternoon, the rains started when I was driving my brother’s Camry back from the airport.  I’ve never driven into or out of the Pearson Airport … Continue reading

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Day 3

One of the challenges of being on the road is trying stick to the diet and exercise plan.  Although I’ve already lost 33 lbs using the 3-day diet from Pinterest, I’m not done yet and I certainly don’t want to … Continue reading

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We’re Havin’ a Heat Wave, a Tropical Heat Wave!

We certainly are havin’ a heat wave.  For a week now, the Toronto area right through to Ottawa and on into Quebec, have had temperatures over 30°C and over 45°C with the humidity.  Warnings for seniors, and children and charges … Continue reading

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Day 1 — Short Road Trip to Dundas

10:35 a.m.  —  The car is gassed up, the blue box put away, the budgie ensconced in the upstairs neighbour’s house, and I’m under way.  Blue skies above and an open road ahead! 12:50 p.m. — Stopped at an Enroute … Continue reading

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Week 3 of Retirement!

Summer brings all kinds of challenges, especially when I’ve done little in the back yard over the past 3 years and the weather is very hot and very humid as it has been for the last 2 weeks.   Go … Continue reading

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Week 1 Gone

I don’t know where the week has gone, but it has!  I got all my appointments done (renewal of health card, drivers license, plate sticker), went to the dentist, picked up the 2nd water bottle I bought online from Factory … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day!

Today is day 4 of my retirement and I think I’m off to a really great start!  There is, of course, some ambiguity since the beginning of retirement is pretty much identical to summer holidays but I know it is … Continue reading

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