Monthly Archives: August 2011

Yes I Can!

One of my popular workshops is The Power of Words.  Words are indeed powerful.  Remember the kid in the ___th  grade who made fun of your _____ and called you ______.  Yeah, you know the one.  When I mention this … Continue reading

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Musings From Under My M&M Bush

Yesterday, as I was picking runner beans in my garden, I dropped an M&M, proving once again, that multi-tasking doesn’t work. The ten second rule applied so I bent down to pick up the little red gem. Seeing it in … Continue reading

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Dogs Doing It Right

Several entries ago I wrote about Why I’m Saying Good-Bye to Children’s Etiquette. The reason was simply due to the unreasonable expectations of parents.  Being fair minded (it is civil behavior you know) I followed it with a blog on … Continue reading

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Dogs and Bicycles

Last evening I decided to try my new DE luxe bike shorts form Bushtukah.  There are several roads to take from our house so we took one we haven’t ridden for a while.  Three kilometers down the road and I … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Mojito

After enjoying a cooling Mojito at Le Café at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa a few days ago I decided to try to reproduce it at home.  I spent a delightful weekend afternoon picking mint from the herb garden … Continue reading

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