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#Weekend Coffee Share – Mid-February Edition

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Before I even start my share, thank you to Emily from Nerd in the Brain Blog for her first, of many, hosting duties!  I think we are going to have much fun!  If you want to join in, just click on the image above, and you will be brought over to Emily’s home, where you can join in.

If we were having coffee… oh look, it’s noon!  Would you prefer something else?  It is Saturday, you know, you can have whatever you’d like.  I had a late start so I’m on my second coffee.  This cold that has been hounding me since last Thursday makes it taste a little wonky but it’ll do.  I fear I have caught that two-week bug I keep hearing about.  I ended up finally going to the doctor’s on Thursday, knowing full well that it was “too soon” for her to see if there is an infection or not so I got a prescription for an x-ray for my sinuses for next week if I feel the need… yeah. Well. I’ll be fine.

If we were having coffee, you would see that I got a new ‘do on Tuesday!  Yes, it was time.  Valentine’s Day Present no. 1. I don’t like to keep the same hairstyle for too long (something a former hairdresser of mine told me.  I asked him his opinion on women, age and length of hair and his response was:  What ages a woman is keeping the same hairstyle for years on end.  Somehow I got an image of Rachel from Another World and knew exactly what he meant!  Thanks, Joseph.  I follow your advice, though I no longer have you as coiffeur.  You are downtown and I haven’t worked downtown in ohmigosh! 20 years!)  So, here’s the new look.  Will never obtain the same look as the hairdresser does and it will take a week before I can do anything with it (usually does after having it long for so long!)  I happened to have been feeling rather well that day so I didn’t cancel my appointment (though I warned Françoise that I was still sick – she told me to come in anyway).  I paid for it by feeling worse then horrible by Thursday – which is why I finally relented and went to see the doctor.  Anyway.

 

Valentine’s Day present no. 2 was flowers to me from me with all my love…  Then my eldest felt guilty that I had bought him some Kinder Surprise, so he picked up sushi and chocolate for me!

And how could I forget!  There is a Tim Horton’s (THE coffee shop all over Canada – but don’t tell them, I am not in love with their coffee) beside the hairdresser and I hadn’t had my coffee yet, so I picked up a cup.  Dye job lasts a good 45 minutes so….  As I left the salon, Martine, one of the hairdressers calls to me:  Hey, you want me to throw out your coffee?  To my “yes” she said, wait, let’s roll up the rim.  Well, I’ll be darned.  I got a free cup of coffee!  So I brought said winning empty cup and got myself another for the drive home.

Guess what?

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Maybe I should have bought a lottery ticket…

On Wednesday, we got quite the snowstorm.  I’d go so far as to call it a blizzard.  Man oh man!  Bummer for the school kids that it started after they all got to school. Buahahaha!  It was over just in time for them to come home too!

View from my bedroom window

View from my bedroom window

As a result from all this snow, rain, more snow, my Tempo (winter tent-like-thing for cars) is buckling under the weight.  Because I have been so sick, I didn’t think of telling the boys to remove some.  Too late.  The damage is done.  We’ll have to replace some screws – again.  Like the first year after Mick passed away.  This was HIS department!!  Sigh.

Oh!  And before I forget, I finished reading our very own Trent McDonald’s book of short stories, Seasons of Imagination.  A most wonderful collection of short stories.  Some of them really stayed with me and I almost wished they would go on (though they were complete stories in and of themselves…)  Worth picking up, I tell you!

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Oh. My. God!  I am awful.  How could I forget to thank my sister for going out of her way to buy me meds from the pharmacy, and bring me her left-over chicken noodle soup!  Thank you, Lisa. You always come through in times of need!  I love you, Sister! xoxoxo 

I think I’ve taken up enough of your time for today.  I wish for you all a most wonderful day!

Always, with lotsa love!

Dale

xo

 

58 thoughts on “#Weekend Coffee Share – Mid-February Edition

  1. I will still have coffee no matter how late it is today – because it is Saturday afterall…. ha!
    and love the new do – really do – ha! and the view from the window with the snow was so purdy…..

      • I have a shorter, and lighter do as well.

        I was kicking myself because I had my hair done in October – and even had colored highlights (so new for me) but I was kicking myself for not getting a fun cut. I had a trim – ugh – boring.
        so last month I went for it – shorter and fun….
        and I really like your scrunchy vibe

  2. I’m sorry the sinus infection is still holding on. Other than that it sounds like a good week (if you like snow). No better gift to receive than chocolate…

    Thanks for mentioning the book! I’m glad you liked it!

  3. Big yuk on the bug … but I knew that! Cheers for your boldness for a new do … looks good. Meanwhile, thanks for the quick coffee, but I’ve got to run. 😦 … but had to say Good Morning!

  4. Hope you feel better soon! I have dodged it so far (hope I didn’t just jinx myself) I’ve been taking 1000mg immune support supplements, I think they’ve worked. Love your new ‘do! And PLEASE! Send some of your snow south! 🙂

  5. Your new do fits you. 🙂 I must look a hundred and fifty years old. I’ve been wearing the same one with a couple of exceptions for years. I like to be able to forget about it. Glad to hear you are almost over your bug.

    • Oh stop it!! I don’t agree with Joseph 100%. When you find something you like, that suits you, who’s to say a word? And thank you (I’m just giving myself an excuse…)

  6. Hello fellow Canadian! Love the hair! My son wiped out the entire family with the Hanta Virus over Christmas. We’re still cursing him though he doesn’t seem concerned over it. It took 3 weeks to finally feel human again. :o) Hope you feel better soon, too. BTW….what part of our lovely country are you from?

    • Hello from Montreal (the south shore of…)
      Oh blast him for such an awful gift! I’d love to know who got me!!
      And thanks! I’m loving the wash and Wear myself!

  7. I’m so glad you do things for yourself! So many of us don’t and it really effects our outlook. I’m glad you are making your own sunshine! Love the hair!

  8. You’re hair is so flattering to your face. Great choice for you! Hope the snow is mostly gone and you’re feeling better. We are so fortunate to be having a very mild winter. It’s supposed to be in the 60’s all week! In February! In Indianapolis, IN!!! I’ll take it but I’m sure more winter is coming and this warm weather will make it seem so brutal.

    I’m so glad your son got you presents – even if it was out of guilt, it still counts. My boys didn’t even think about it even though they got presents from me. Oh, well. I make sure they know to give me presents for birthdays and Christmas to teach them it is what they should do for those they love. I also made sure my oldest bought his girlfriend something.

  9. LOVE the sassy new doo! It totally suits you!
    We passed around ‘the bug’ and other than lingering sniffles, I think it has runs its course.
    I enjoy one cup of coffee in the morning and another a 2pm, at which time I like to have a piece of dark chocolate (really any chocolate will do 😉

    Hope you feel better soon!

    – Lisa

    • Thank you, Lisa! Sassy, eh? I like it!
      Well ‘twould appear my eldest has it… I’m going on to day 13 😐
      Oh yes, dark chocolate… mmmm!
      Thanks for stopping by!!

  10. Dear Dale,

    It’s Tuesday at numpty o’clock as I read. Drinking coffee and prying my eyes open. Love the hair. Hope you’re feeling at the top of your game soon.

    Shalom, my friend,

    Rochelle

    • Dear Rochelle,
      Oh dear. You and your crazy hours!
      Thank you, I’m loving the ease of getting ready for my day!
      Sadly, no…this cold is vicious!
      Lotsa love,
      Dale

  11. You had me at sushi, chocolate and flowers:). And changing up your hairstyle so as not to look like an aging soap star–hilarious! It sounds like a lovely week and I am so glad you’re being good to yourself:).

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