Making a gradual transition onto another site...
Tuesday, June 08, 2021 14 comments
Well I have begun tracking my exercise and food onto another site. There's no point in my continuing here as we shall be saying goodbye to SP on August 17th. As promised though, I will keep the challenges going and participate until the end of... Read more
SP closing the door on August 17
Monday, June 07, 2021 10 comments
Well, since Canada is not part of the future Spark America, I have decided to remove all my personal pictures. I do not have many blogs so those will stay. I have to get busy to PDF all the saved recipes though. I really liked some of those. ... Read more
Vitamix blender and food processor
Thursday, May 13, 2021 14 comments
For Mother's Day, my husband got me a Vitamix blender and a food processor. I cannot be happier! Back in 1990, we got one to go back to Senegal with. It served us for over 20 years but broke down due to overuse. I have missed it for about 7 ... Read more
Saturday, May 1st -- Absenteeism on my part
Friday, April 30, 2021 11 comments
This is to let you know that I will be away most of the day on Saturday. I am going to Montreal with my oldest daughter. Not to worry, I will activate all challenges before my departure. I wish you tons of success in May 2021. ... Read more
Got my first dose of Pfizer last night!
Friday, April 23, 2021 10 comments
Both my husband and I got our vaccines last night. We had to be driven by our oldest daughter because the latter was afraid of our having to drive at night. Our vaccination site was about one hour fifteen minutes away from our home. She is su... Read more
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11 comments
Yes, I did enjoy the Winter season and the snow but today, on April 21st, we got some snow after WEEKS of no snow. I was getting accustomed to go out walking in a sweater or a light jacket! Anyway, I did walk my fur baby this morning and regre... Read more
Drivers' Written Test
Monday, March 01, 2021 13 comments
As some of you may know, I returned to Canada in January 2020 after a stint of 45 years in West Africa. Due to Covid, the drive centers were closed for a great portion of 2020, and my husband went ahead of me to get his Canadian driver's licens... Read more
Saying goodbye to 2020!
Thursday, December 31, 2020 9 comments
As I reflect over 2020, it has been a year to remember. The year started very well with my husband and I moving back to Canada after a stint of 45 years in West Africa. There are many things that I will miss like my friends that I left behind, ... Read more
My new Fitbit
Friday, October 30, 2020 17 comments
On Monday, I received my new Fitbit Charge 4. I tried installing it on the first day but had no luck. What happened was that I still had my Fitbit Alta HR on my Fitbit account. On Tuesday, I removed the old Fitbit from the account but again,... Read more
Monday, October 19, 2020 8 comments
Again, my Fitbit just stopped working and would not charge. Does this mean that it is dying? Today, about 24 hours after the Fitbit started charging... Is this how it goes? I have had this Fitbit Alta HR for 3 years now. I depend on my watc... Read more
Basement is now finished!
Thursday, October 08, 2020 6 comments
It took a fairly long time but the contractor did an excellent job! We are very happy with the results. Now, we continue to haul heavy boxes and unpacking them. In the very near future, I should have me decorations up again. Oh I miss them s... Read more
Good news and bad news...
Monday, May 11, 2020 20 comments
I will start with the good news. Yesterday, on Mothers' Day, my husband and I moved in our new home. Due to the Covid-19, the basement will get finished while we are living in the house. Our goods (from Dakar, Senegal) are still in storage an... Read more
April 30 - 11th Sparkversary
Thursday, April 30, 2020 8 comments
Eleven years today, my sister invited me to join a 4 week challenge with Coach Nicole. Guess what? I am still here while she has gone a long time ago. This site, I must admit, may have saved my life because I was on the verge of becoming very... Read more
March 11 - Another update since our arrival in Canada
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9 comments
Well, we did go to the Senegalese Embassy yesterday to have our drivers' licenses which had not expiry date validated. We did arrive at 11 a.m. and had to wait 3 hours and 45 minutes to obtain these letters. Needless to say, we were exhausted ... Read more
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