Category Archives: money

The Coin That Brought Nostalgia

I’ve got a random collection of coins from all over the world. They are poorly organized and not displayed in any fashion.  These mostly came from students who proudly wanted to show off their country, or at the very least, … Continue reading

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An Award, Some Answers, Some Questions: You Know What I Am Writing About

I was nominated for a Liebster Award.by BionicOldGuy, who is doing a great job of “Aging Gracefully by Staying Active”. I appreciate his blog because it manages to both educate and entertain me. It also gives me a bit of … Continue reading

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Retail Distractions

Today, I visited two different shops on errands. These were a bit of a way from my house, but I managed to make the journey on secondary roads.  It was rather peaceful. First I went to the Pacific Mall to … Continue reading

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Three Words, Backed by Action, Could Change Everything

I’ve made resolutions in the past and sometimes kept them. I’ve made lists of accomplishments that I wanted to do, and met some of them.  However, I was often more preoccupied with the failures and this didn’t really seem like … Continue reading

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A Lucky Penny

  Standing at the bus stop. Minding my own business.  The bright, pre-noon, sun forcing me to look down.  I spotted a penny.  There was a time when we called them lucky pennies. I picked it up. I put it … Continue reading

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Really?! On My Banana?

I know this blog is all about positivity and finding the best part of the day, but sometimes, I just need to get something off my chest. Sometimes things, even barely significant things, weigh on you and venting them seems … Continue reading

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Stuff Pho My Trip

Probably one of my biggest worries was that I would forget to pack my helmet and cycling gloves.  I know that sounds weird, but that is one of the things that I have worried about while I should have been … Continue reading

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A Fantastic Choice

It isn’t often that I think those in power make the right choice. Most often, I just have to shake my head and wonder (cancelling the Eglinton subway after the tunnel was already dug and now carving it out again … Continue reading

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