….of swinging…


…”Much of BC in state of delusion about earthquake preparedness”…”How a cash register receipt can harm your unborn child”…”Here’s the cheapest day of the year to buy a house, according to one realtor”…

According to a 5 year analysis of data, January 20th is the cheapest day of the year to buy a home! Take note folks, conversely that must mean it’s the worst day to sell one too!
Apparently the second most expensive month turns out to be July.

A tale of potentially shaken but not stirred indicates that we British Columbians are generally unprepared “for the sleeping monster that’s an earthquake that could happen at any time.”

Something about uncertainty leads us all to inaction & the key message being to give some thought to what you can do ‘every woman/man for themselves’ for at least 72 hours.

Alarmingly, researchers in Calgary have determined that exposure to BPS or BPA Bisphenol A or S, commonly found in cash register/credit card receipts and other plastics, even at very low levels can significantly affect neurodevelopment because of their endocrine disrupting chemical properties.

Scary thought. “Just say no thank you to receipts”, according to the study team.

If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savor) the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. ~E.B. White, quoted in Israel Shenker, “E.B. White: Notes and Comment by Author,” New York Times, 1969 July 11th

I hope life isn’t a big joke, because I don’t get it. ~Jack Handey

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee,
And I’ll forgive Thy great big one on me.
~Robert Frost, “Cluster of Faith,” 1962

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can. ~Danny Kaye

The swing on your porch is a better liver of life than the chair in front of your computer. ~Terri Guillemets

Terrific Tuesday cheers! May it turn out—‘swinging’!!



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