Tag Archives: warm

What a Gorgeous Day

I was so productive this morning that I left later than usual for the bus. Though later than usual, I was certain I wouldn’t be late for my actual job.  It was with this, rare, relaxed feeling about my mid … Continue reading

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Putting Away the Jacket

Yesterday I went to work without a jacket. Perhaps this wasn’t the first day that I went without a jacket–I am pretty sure that I have left it in the car or not taken it because I was going to … Continue reading

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The Difference a Week Makes

In stark contrast to last week’s chilly ride, by the time I got to the meeting place at 8:20, I and the rest of the Eagles were sweating. None of the potential C riders I knew were there, so I … Continue reading

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A Respite from Winter

I have to explain that I really do like winter. After autumn, it is my favourite season.  It provides the chance to skiing and maybe even do some horseshoeing,  However, I have to report that Today’s Perfect Moment is the … Continue reading

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The Snow Danced

It is not often that perfect moments happen in the morning. It is, after all, morning.  However, yesterday was an exception worth noting. I alit from the bus last because I had become absorbed in my book and needed time … Continue reading

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Three-Dimensional Triangles of Deliciousness

  So, no, I am not going to write about Instagram. I am not going to write about my own misunderstandings and misconceptions about it.  I am not going to write about frustration with technology.  That’s too negative and makes … Continue reading

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Near Television Perfection

Long time readers might remember a short piece I wrote about the TV show Family Ties. It was way back in January and I had managed to record the Alex falls in love with Ellen episodes. (Please click here if … Continue reading

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Finally

Finally. That is the word of the day. Finally, it seems as if Spring is really here. Finally, I could say it was a beautiful day. Finally, I felt like I would rather be on my bike than at work…okay, … Continue reading

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Not a Winter Holiday, but a Holiday from Winter

Unlike a winter holiday, somehow, some way, people in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area, or The Six as it is sometimes called) got a holiday from winter. The temperature climbed way above the norm and treated us to a spring … Continue reading

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Sleeping on the Bus

Falling asleep on public transportation has its drawbacks. These include missing your destination, dropping some of your stuff on the bus floor, which might mean breaking the item or forgetting it when you need to leave the bus.  Additionally, snoring … Continue reading

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