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World Hello Day

Today is the 45th annual World Hello day! Anyone can participate in World Hello Day simply by greeting ten people. This demonstrates the importance of personal communication for preserving peace! You can view letters from people ALL over the World, participating … Continue reading

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7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets

This is an awesome article! #noregrets 1. Do ridiculous things = like diving! My first check-out dives were in the Saint Laurence in 2012, the following weekend I was diving in Miami. My favorite diving location so far is Grand … Continue reading

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Goodbye buddy!

Walker 20 March 2002 – 27 October 2017 Today I said good-bye to my very best buddy. Walker and I have been together since September 27, 2003. For those who don’t know, Walker was my Hearing Ear dog (retired) from … Continue reading

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A little Kindness…goes a long way!

My friend Marcey posted this picture on Facebook the other day and it made me think about how a simple gesture can make a difference in someone’s day . That same day I was talking on the phone with a colleague … Continue reading

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2017 Pet Valu walk for Dog guides

This years walk is September 24, 2017 and the donation link is live: https://www.walkfordogguides.com/locations/walker.cfm?ID=3388&EventID=1209

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Home Sweet Home

There is no place like home! Home can mean many things but is certainly not limited to a physical location. Home is where you spend time with those you love and cherish…Home is family.  To me,  Home is also where … Continue reading

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Welcome Spring!

Here’s to warmer weather and hopefully no more snow!

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Then & Now: Happy Retirement Walker

I wanted to take a moment and talk about Walker’s retirement this year. Walker is my Hearing Ear Dog guide from Lions Foundation of Canada Dogguides. He just retired earlier this year after 13 years of service! When I first … Continue reading

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CLOSING 2015

One always has to know when a stage comes to an end. If we insist on staying longer than the necessary time, we lose the happiness and the meaning of the other stages we have to go through. Closing cycles, … Continue reading

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Beautiful day = Beautiful results

Thank you to everyone that came out to the walk and also those that sponsored me in this year’s Purina Walk for Dogguides 2015. It was an absolutely gorgeous day and it was so nice to reconnect with some of … Continue reading

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