Category Archives: General

Facebook free, three days and counting

Well, I did it. I joined the Facebook protesters who are leaving in droves, peeved at the blatant disregard FB has for our privacy and security. It actually feels pretty good to be free! I agonized over it for awhile, don’t get me wrong. It was rather convenient to have … [read]

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Blog analytics

It’s so interesting to analyze where my blog visitors are coming from and what they’re looking for. I recently had a look and here is how some people are finding my site: Kirkpatrick family research (definitely the number one hit-maker!) Facebook profile Links from my email signature line Searching for … [read]

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Dion’s first impressions of Google’s Wave

Google’s new Wave, coming soon, has had me intrigued from the first time I saw the video. I plan to be one of the first in line to try it out and just can’t wait for the day. So I was gratified to read Dion Hinchcliffe’s article on his first … [read]

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Wee homes leave a smaller footprint

Tiny homes have long intrigued me ever since my best friend Wendy and I planned to buy a camper and make like gypsies. We were very young, with dreams of travelling adventures and far horizons. Even now I think about downsizing sometimes just for simplicity’s sake. So, naturally, I was … [read]

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What if everything I believe is wrong?

It seems as though so much of my life has been brought to question lately. Enough that I’ve started evaluating every area of it for what is true and what is not – sometimes with surprising answers. So, what if? What if everything I’ve been believing is a lie? It … [read]

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Six rules for Internet dating

I was talking to someone the other day about Internet relationships and how “safe” they are – or not. I think people were surprised to know that I have had a few such relationships that began online, the last of which has provided me with a dozen or so years … [read]

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My host is moving this site to a new server, probably sometime today, so I’m going to refrain from writing anything for a day or so.  Catch you on the flip-flop!

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Dawn-Ann’s adventures

I should be adding to my Adventures page more often. I’ve gone to L.A. and Scotland, but just haven’t written about them yet. Oh, and how could I forget Isaac’s and my road trip across Canada and the U.S.? Anyway, if you haven’t had a look at what I have … [read]

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What’s in my bread?

I have had a loaf of bread sitting on my counter for a week now. My husband and I have been eating it in fits and starts – a piece of toast to go with my oatmeal one morning, a couple of slices of French toast another. Each time I … [read]

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It’s all a matter of perspective

We got our first snow the other day, and even though I’m mature and wise now I still get really excited about the first snow of the season. I sat on the bus watching the flakes coming down around us. It was starting to get dark out already and in … [read]

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