Category Archives: Hobbies

Lazy Sunday

It is 44 degrees outside in the shade of my carport.  A mere 34 inside  on the shady side of the house. There is not a cloud in the sky. My parsley, mint and coriander, growing out in the sun, … Continue reading

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Pound Frog

I spotted her for the first time last night.  Carl had dropped her off on New Year’s Eve.  He  found her when cleaning out the water trough at the dog pound.  She is an odd grey colour rather than green. … Continue reading

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Good Reading

Some time ago I finished  A Dance with Dragons, the latest (so far) volume of A Song of Ice and Fire  (Game of Thrones) and I am eager for the next to be published.  I have not become so interested in the fates … Continue reading

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2014: The Saga Continues…

More mundane details of the life of an aging EHO… Today was a perfect day for a ride. The sun was behind clouds most of the time and the temperature was pleasantly in the lower mid twenties.  I set out … Continue reading

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End of the Year

I am told that people who blog about their employers, and what goes on at their workplace, may find it difficult to find future employment.   I can say that as from Christmas Eve, Michelle, my very valued and respected … Continue reading

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Calibration.

How does one calibrate a speedometer? The GPS and my bike do not agree.  120KPH on the bike speedo is 107 according to the Garmin , which happens to agree exactly with the speedo in my Toyota.  The good news … Continue reading

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Racked With Guilt

I am mortified.  I pride myself on being a sensitive soul  and an animal lover. Not too long ago I felt a surge of paternal pride when the first frog of the season appeared in my pond. It was so … Continue reading

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