A thought for survivors

” I am not what happened to me. I am who I choose to become.” —  Carl Jung Continue reading A thought for survivors

Living in my head and dealing with self-talk since the ‘incident’.

  There are a lot of rooms in my head, and always have been, but since the cerebral hemorrhage/stroke I have been taking inventory, visiting each of them to ensure that they aren’t empty, that everything is still there.  Oh sure, there is a certain amount  of disarray in the mansion that is my mind.  Its actually quite roomy, and hasn’t been a studio type apartment for decades.  I haven’t really checked the place out for a while, so why would it surprise me to discover that furniture has been moved around, and there are a lot of dust covered … Continue reading Living in my head and dealing with self-talk since the ‘incident’.

Buying a new car…Volkswagen in Canada, Norden Autohaus, and the Tiguan

We’ve recently had a most satisfying experience buying a new car.  We hate buying cars.  The experience usually leaves us angry and totally frustrated with the concept of ‘commission’ sales and extremely disappointed with the salesman, the sales manager and the dealership in general.  We’ve been ‘burned’ in the past and resolved not to go through it all again.  In fact we had threatened to make our son-in-law handle our next vehicle acquisition.We’ve been dithering around this decision for the last year but we did finally decide that it was time to seriously investigate replacing our ageing Jeep Liberty.  Our Jeep has served us well.  Imagine … Continue reading Buying a new car…Volkswagen in Canada, Norden Autohaus, and the Tiguan