Days Without Sugar: That’s what friends/neighbors are for

I was thinking there was just no way I could possibly do much for Day 1000, despite a fun plan for it.  I am too busy running around to prepare to shoot GOLDFISH.  However, Fate smiled – and my neighborinos Angela and Bryan stepped in to volunteer their (superior) drawing skills.   I saw their …

Days Without Sugar: Day 282

Today, the landlady brought flowers, as pictured herein.  It’s a rare expense and she mentioned it as vital for a photograph; probably they are re-listing the place for sale. This window scoreboard has made such a big impact in my life; I’m really awfully grateful to have it; I know keenly that the average renter …

Days Without Sugar: Day (Fantastic) 44

On my bathroom mirror, it says: “How am I not who I want to be?“* I received a big shock this week which bolstered my desire and determination to change my eating habits: I read through some journal entries, and from mentions of interest in Barack Obama, they date to months before November 2008.  Every …

Day 38 (Without Sugar), or, Temptation

Last week marked a milestone of a full month without eating any refined, processed sugar.   By coincidence, I was offered a pumpkin pie slice in a Tupperware on that day, by a colleague.  It was a gift, it was homemade, and it was an anniversary, so I split the pie slice with a friend, …

Haiti: An eleventh province

Canada is one of the world’s richest countries and has a diverse multicultural array of people living in economic and political federation together. Haiti is one of the world’s poorest countries. Canada should invite Haiti to become a province, equal to our other provinces. Haiti and Canada already share ties, and history.  It would ultimately …