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On Balancing the Losses

Before I retired, besides swiveling in my big chair and sniffing the sharpies, I spent many years staring at a balance sheet.

Simply put, a balance sheet shows the assets and liabilities of your company. 473 more words

The RV Series

Moving On Up

I did it! I moved out of my historic two-story country brick home and bought a lovely ranch house just two miles from my son. I no longer run up and down the stairs with loads of laundry, but I also no longer enjoy the smell of sun-dried sheets on my bed and the roughness of line-dried towels against my skin. 346 more words

Other Adventures

Downsizing, our way

With 36 years of marriage under our belts, my husband and I are in the process of downsizing and we  just moved to an apartment. That brought back memories of the first time we lived in an apartment back when we were newlyweds. 515 more words

This, That And The Other - Misc. Stuff

Weeding Out

Well life was interrupted once again in my world, but when you fall off a horse you get right back on.  Right?

When I started this project, I was consistent for many days.  249 more words


JANETTE'S JOURNEY: The Music Must Move with You

JANETTE’S JOURNEY: When music has been a large part of your life – the piano must move with you.

There will be lots of space in the lower level recreation room for it and it will provide enjoyment for family events. 21 more words


Event: Community planning workshop

The City of Kelowna is holding public consultations in an effort to re-imagine what the Capri-Landmark area will look like in the next few decades. This week I was invited to speak at one of the workshops about my perspective on active transportation. 574 more words


How we Simplified our Closets

Simplifying our closets was one big step we took to simplify our lives overall (and one that I would highly recommend).

It used to be hard for me to get rid of clothes, even if I hadn’t warn the item in a while thinking that I would need it SOMEDAY. 388 more words