Tag Archive 'health'

Feb 01, 2014

Not happy with the decision

For the past 2 weeks I have had sporadic tooth pain.  I would chew something and have a sharp almost electrical pain somewhere in my upper left back teeth.  The day of our road trip I woke up to a constant toothache and it continued. I know I still have to write about that trip […]


Jan 12, 2014

It’s good for what ails me!

Homemade soup.  Better yet soup in a crockpot!  Even better, not too many ingredients required, so no shopping involved. A big bonus was being able to make it even though I have little energy. I received a comment on my post yesterday from Chris from  Living and Boondocking in Mexico …. “Hang in there. There is […]


Dec 17, 2013

Guest blog post by…

Lucas with Contessa’s help!!! Lucas is nine and is visiting his grandparents Val & John, our neighbors here on the Isla.  His Mom Sarah is here with him and they are here for 13 days. Last night Lucas entertained us with a joke…..pretty good for a nine year old. You are American when you go […]


Oct 22, 2013

Fog, Frazzled, Happy and Sad

The forecast is that this unusual fog is to lift by Saturday.  Good news for those flying in and out of the Kelowna Airport as many flights have been cancelled.  Bad news for the locals.  The fog is to be replaced by an Arctic Front.  Good thing we are leaving Sunday morning  🙂  Well I […]


Oct 21, 2013

Who knew that celery could be so rich?

I certainly didn’t and have to thank my brother for pointing this out to me. Celery, that often neglected vegetable, because it has nothing but water in it, is very rich.  Rich in nutrients. It contains Iron, Vitamins A & C and even Calcium.  If you click here and once you are on the site […]


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