July 2015 saw some big changes! It was only 2 weeks after I wrote this that I had retired from teaching and was officially living in BC after a cross country road trip with my son. Happy Canada Day! #canada150

Turning my world upside down!

I was up early this morning, really early!  By 5:45am, I figured it was time to make a cup of tea and sit in the hot tub.  Now there is nothing unusual about doing that (except that I normally hate to get up early), but I found myself thinking that this is possibly the first time in almost 10 yrs that I have been in Ottawa during the summer.  Normally, Leon and I would have packed up our camper Roadie by now and made our escape as soon as school was done.  School ended last Friday around here.

But this has not been a normal year by any means.  You may have noticed that I’ve been rather quiet on here for many months.  Much of that is due to illness.  Nothing to panic over.  It’s just what one might call neuropathy in my legs and feet.  A worsening condition that left…

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