Author Archives: Lori

Letting Go…

Okay folks, it’s been awhile since I sat down to write. To put my thoughts to paper or should I say my computer.  To be honest, I am not really sure writing is my thing.  I’ve done mostly technical writing, … Continue reading

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Life is a Journey, not a destination

Life is a journey, not a destination…a quote I repeat in my head daily to bring me back to the present, to the NOW!! I use to be so concentrated on my final destination of what my life should look like that … Continue reading

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In with the New…

Happy 2016!! Only 2 weeks after the fact 🙂 It’s a time too reflect on 2015, too set new resolutions, too check new items off your buckets list, too reevaluate where your life is heading.  Hmm, sounds simple. This year, I … Continue reading

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Willow

I’ve recently been dabbling with iPhotography. My favourite subject is my 12 year old dog. We go for walks daily and try to keep our walks interesting by exploring different parts of YYC. Here are some of my favourite Shots from our … Continue reading

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Thank-you

A year ago today, I started this blog. It was a terrifying thought at first to put my most inner thoughts out into cyberspace for anyone to read even close personal friends. My goal was to help at least one person reading … Continue reading

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The Watch Tree

If trees could talk, they’d have some pretty amazing stories to tell us. I frequently drive by this one tree on my way to downtown YYC.  It stands alone overlooking the city although some days it has guests sitting quietly reading. … Continue reading

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October Bliss

September has been both hard mentally and physically. I was sick for half and then my Sciatica came back with a vengeance. I am up to 6 ibuprofen a day just to sit down and be able to do some form of activity. … Continue reading

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September Blues or Autumn Love

September blues hit me hard every year.  I don’t quite understand except that it signals the end of summer holidays. The sunny days are shrinking, it’s getting colder with each waking day, kids are back to school and schedules start taking priority. … Continue reading

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Rainy Days

Rainy day’s, I absolutely love them. The sound of rain, as it hits the ground, sooths my soul. It’s a form of meditation for me. I can stay in my PJ’s all day, watch movies all day, cuddle with my dog … Continue reading

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Dementia and my Dad

What an emotional roller coaster of a visit to my hometown this past two weeks? Life is not the same. Dementia is taking over my Mom. Dad is struggling. I am a five-hour plan ride away. My sister is a 16-hour plan ride … Continue reading

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