Barbara on November 4th, 2009

Well, another Blog World Expo has come and gone and I must say it was very educational and exciting.  I’m looking forward to next year already.  After our last Blog World Seminar and Party was done, our group had an extra day to enjoy Las Vegas.  One of the things we really wanted to do […]

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barbara on May 18th, 2009

Here I am just a week after getting back from my 3 week cruise, heading off to Kananaskis Country in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.  I was in Calgary for my friend Gail’s son’s wedding.  It was a wonderful day – the sun was shining, the bride was radiant and the groom was handsome as always.  […]

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barbara on April 22nd, 2009

We are finally at Day One of our cruise.  We got everyone assembled in the lobby of the hotel and checked that everyone’s luggage was properly tagged and on the luggage trolleys.  After collecting some that were still in their rooms, we managed to get it all together. The hotel had all the luggage put […]

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barbara on April 22nd, 2009

Today was a fun lesson in getting from one place to another.  I had to get to Fort Lauderdale airport by 10:00 am and wasn’t sure how far it was or how to get there.  I asked at the front desk of my hotel, but got more information through the Internet. If you ever need […]

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barbara on April 17th, 2009

Day One started with a very early morning at YVR with nothing open at the gates – not even coffee.  The 767 was full so even though I sat in economy, my carry on flew in style in First Class where the Pods are.  Those are pretty cool. I made a major mistake on the […]

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barbara on November 6th, 2008

A couple of months ago I took my Volvo S80 in for service because the engine light was on.  I always take that as a sign of bad things to come.  For some unknown reason, a couple of sensors relating to my turbo system were not working correctly and had to be replaced.  Well, okay.  […]

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barbara on September 2nd, 2008

Yesterday on iGoogle an article came up from on “How to Do Furoshiki”. Since I didn’t have a clue what Furoshiki was, I had to read it. Here’s an excerpt: With paper and plastic bags falling out of favour around the world, we are left to wonder if heavy canvas bags or bulky reusable […]

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