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Is skiing like riding a bike?

As we were seeking new, safe ways to get out of the house during this beginning of 2021, skiing came to mind. I had only skied three weeks in my life which was in my early teens so let me just say that I was a little nervous to get back at it.  It turns […]

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Final Outcome is Here

Let’s first define success What is the point of raising a PADS puppy? Raising a balanced, engaged dog who changes lives and in the process gets to live their best life. Is this what we mean when we say that a dog ‘made it’? Not really. Let’s ponder that phrase when we next use it […]

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TV Binge

Steaming many episodes of one series TV in just one sitting!

From the MacMillan Dictionary Blog: The word ‘binge’ first appeared in English in the mid-1800s and means ‘to soak’. Around the time of World War I, the term ‘binge‘ was used to refer to eating or drinking in excess. The term binge–watching can be traced back as far as 2003, but it didn’t come into common usage until around 2012.Well, now we […]

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Taking a walk down my memory lane

My mum asked me to sort through some childhood boxes when I went back “home” last year for Christmas, as she was downsizing. I had already been throwing away stuff slowly over the years as I realized that I would never return to France, but I still had 12 boxes ;). Boxes of school books, dishes from my first (and […]

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Thanksgiving

We still have so much to be thankful for

Like so many other celebrations since the beginning of the pandemic, Thanksgiving will be different this year and I know (heard) that for many it could be hard to feel thankful right now…..but I promise you that continuing to practice gratitude & kindness will help. So I’ll start and I’d like to thank: My spouse […]

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