Monthly Archives: August 2006

All clear

Well the doc gave me the all clear and wants to see me again in three years. 😉 I took yesterday off from running and ate everything I could lay my hands on. Today was insane at work – just … Continue reading

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Off to the doc again!

I haven’t had a bite to eat since Friday evening. It is now Sunday night and I am feeling a little peckish to say the least. My doctors appointment is for 10:30 so I should be able to have something … Continue reading

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Archie

My father and mother in 1946 – mother on the right – Who knew they were once beautiful and young? My father was an interesting man but that is something I have only come to appreciate as I have gotten … Continue reading

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Mrs. P’s comes through

There is a test that you have to have when you reach a certain age. Not the prostate exam, everyone knows about that one, no I am talking about the colonoscopy. This is an interesting procedure in that it takes … Continue reading

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Starry, starry night…

At the visitors center in Lunenburg there isn’t much in the way of lights. Once darkness falls it really does become dark outside and it is a different experience from dark in the city. Darkness in Dorval means that you … Continue reading

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Moving forward

Tomorrow – because today is basically done I have to recommit to my diet and break the last two days of food binge that have been driving me to distraction. One way or another it is back on the straight … Continue reading

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Waddling into the kitchen

I am eating the world today. Some days I get like that I can’t stop eating. I hate it and I hate myself for it, but I still eat and eat and eat and eat. Tomorrow morning I will get … Continue reading

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Best of the trip

Favorite things said on the trip. My daughter: “Are we going to the beach? I didn’t bring my beach toys for nothing.” My son: “What are we having for lunch?” variations “Is it time for lunch?” “Is it time for … Continue reading

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Last day

Wednesday I skipped my run. We partook of the free breakfast offered by Super 8, packed up the van and were on the road by eight forty-five. The previous evening I made it clear to everyone that we were going … Continue reading

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N.B. the penultimate day

Kind of the last day in New Brunswick and we had a plan. Well it was a rough plan but it still worked out right: Magnetic Hill, Shediac Beach, The Shediac Lobster, eat lobster then get a good night sleep. … Continue reading

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