hi again. my name is gHosT. i'm this blogger's daughter's dog. the last time i 'blogged'. i was back in puppy classes again. i think they went rather well. for my owners. i wasn't as impressed. because apparently I am going to have to get used to. 'coming when I'm called'. and … Continue reading Ghost – That Ended The Card Game
Nine years ago (the aforementioned 3287 days) I published my first blog post: Did you Get the H1N1 Flu Shot in 2009. It was not highly successful and has been viewed a grand total of 13 times. At the other end of the scale, Tricky Questions - Thinking Outside the Box has been quite popular … Continue reading 9th Blogging Anniversary – What Were You Doing 3287 Days Ago?
I started my Not Fueled by Chocolate Diet and Exercise program in April of this year. Six months into the project - I've come to the realization that it is going to take a lot longer than six months to achieve my goal! That means I still can't have a stash of dark chocolate in … Continue reading Not a Sweet Tooth – a Chocolate Tooth
Is Codex Vitae a technical term for a part of your body or does it sound like a disease? To answer that, I'm going to start you with Twitter, drag you through YouTube, and deposit you in a Book. Twitter - What do you Seek? Twitter receives a lot of criticism, but like everything else … Continue reading Where is Your Codex Vitae?
my name is gHosT. i am this blogger’s grand-doggie. grandpa car guy said... or maybe suggested... or even asked "shake a paw.!?" as near as I can recall. i said "why? what do you seek in this engagement?" i may have said or done. a few other things too... so I'm back in a … Continue reading Ghost – Puppy Classes… Again
It comes with no warning. Days of being sad. Energy tank on empty. Dark, dreary, heavy days. Overwhelmed. Too much, too many. I've been down this road many times before. It always passes. It is seasonal or hormonal or just being sad. It isn't depression, but it is a gift that helps me to understand … Continue reading Dark Days
Puppy Faces Today - our Daughter and her Husband got a dog! Puppy Faces Before the Dog Came Along: Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. - Winnie the Pooh (by A.A. Milne) - Six years ago I wrote a post called … Continue reading Ghost – Looking for Puppy Faces
For some reason there is a malfunction, some disconnect, between my imaginary hello and, well, my actual hello... Just know this: if you have ever passed me in the hall and I appeared to ignore you, it actually wasn't like that at all... - Stuart McLean, The Vinyl Cafe Notebooks - An imaginary hello. Yes, … Continue reading Upside to Absent-mindedness
Unless your Doctor has given you notice that your 'Best Before Date' is rapidly closing in on your 'Expiry Date', you might not have thought about the most important thing you can do for yourself now AND leave for your loved ones when you depart this world. This important thing costs no more than a … Continue reading When Do You ‘Put Your Affairs in Order’?
The World of Commerce starts promoting Christmas earlier and earlier each year, it seems. In Canada and the United States, the ‘Great Pumpkin’ products can be in one shopping aisle and ‘Jolly Old Saint Nick’ can be in the next. Personally, I don’t like the crass materialism of the season, and I really feel sorry … Continue reading Christmas Spirit Can’t Come too Early this Year