Tag Archives: walking

Perspective

I have been suffering as of late from some sort of leg issue. I won’t go into any detail, as I hope it will be fully diagnosed and on the way to recovery quite soon.  However, it has kept me … Continue reading

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Out for a Walk

It’s such a beautiful day out, I heard many people exclaim. Then everyone of them got in their car and drove somewhere. Before you run away from this post, this isn’t going to be ranty. People have places to go … Continue reading

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The Sprain, The Rain and The Pain

Picking Today’s Perfect Moment is sometimes easy and sometimes quite difficult. Lately, I think I pick things which are meaty in atmosphere.  These are things that when I recall them later in the day take time to unfold in my … Continue reading

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Epiphany on a T-shirt

The only problem with taking books out of the library is that you’ve got to read them before somebody else wants them. My books were coming due and I had two more to read.  I tried renewing them, but one … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Go Away….

I had several different options for Today’s Perfect Moment. One of my students was kind enough to make some sort of chocolate truffle treat.  It provided a really nice pick me up in the morning.  Also one of my colleagues … Continue reading

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Mystery solved

You know how when you’re doing a jigsaw puzzle, you come down to the end and you discover that there’s a piece missing. Well, while walking to the library, I found it.  Contact me and I will send it to … Continue reading

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Notes on a Walk

I took a walk around my idyllic little town today. The air was a bit crisp, but armed with optimistic pessimism and your typical Canadian fleece pullover I managed to survive.  I live north of Toronto, but not north enough … Continue reading

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My Love/Hate Relationship with IKEA

Yes. Just like the title says.  I have a love hate relationship with IKEA.  There is not way around this.  So, let’s break it down. The Love Some interesting and cool/quirky furniture and stuff. Occasionally some decent prices on that … Continue reading

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I Missed the Bike Show

The Toronto International Bike show has come and gone (and besides wondering why International has to be in the title) …. I didn’t attend. Yes, that’s right.  I didn’t go. I was planning on going, but I thought about it … Continue reading

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A park to call my own…

  My on foot journey to the library was uneventful.  It was cold enough to make me feel it, but not cold enough to make me wish I had driven.  The library itself was fine.  I didn’t meet any book … Continue reading

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