I've had to reduce the intensity of my cardio so it's not uncommon for me to drift off while I do my elliptical workout! It's also true I have a very vivid imagination. That's been the one skill most responsible for any success I had with my career. It also can get me unnecessarily panicked … Continue reading ….Random Elliptical thoughts!
It is very possible that I might have died today...metaphorically speaking! Tim and I were in the process of building our current home and thought it would be a great idea to add a claw foot tub to the bathroom. Neither of us are tub guys, but it seemed like the perfect and necessary addition … Continue reading …I may have died?!
Can I still skate? Make sure you check out the video after the blog post! Here's an understatement of the year! Growing up as a young gay male figure skater in small town Alberta in the 60's and 70's was difficult! In order to make it through each day, at a very young age you … Continue reading …learn from the past!
There is no question the pandemic and COVID have changed all of our lives. So much of what we used to do, we can no longer do! So much of what we want we can't have! Much of our normal day to day has been taken away from us, and in addition to making me … Continue reading A COVID side effect…memories!
***Make sure you check out the new video below!*** In most cases you have a lot of time on your hands when you're retired! I'm always trying to find things to keep me busy, that's why I started this blog. I also have more time to catch up on world events through the news and … Continue reading …out of Retirement!
I have always been a worst case scenario planner! In my previous career, I believe it helped me to be a success! I would have almost every worst possible thing figured out before hand, usually when I should have been sleeping! Sometimes, experience forced me to think this way and in other times it was … Continue reading …be patient!
When you work full time, you have a keen sense of how many days left until you finally get a vacation. The time arrives and you eventually get to head somewhere (anywhere) that isn't work. You've got your trusty camera (on your phone) and discover new locations and things you didn't know. You snap that … Continue reading …a look back is a lesson too!
If this was a typical year, we would just be getting home from our winter down south. I'd be returning to all the plants my friend and neighbour Carmon started for me along with hers. She has a much larger greenhouse leftover from the business she closed down several years ago. This year I did … Continue reading …a bit of sunshine helps!
I must admit I almost forgot all about the COVID 19 Virus and all the serious changes we've all had to make to our lives. It's been a long drawn out winter here at our place just west of Pigeon Lake. I feel like we got a whole lot more snow that other parts of … Continue reading …a little bit of hope!
We've been here before...this farming thing! I honestly thought we'd long past the time when we would think of growing our food, but then I never thought we'd have a pandemic either! Does it count as a life lesson 102 if you do it again? Yes! This is a story of the little chicks … Continue reading …Farmer John 102!