Author Archives: dfolstad58

About dfolstad58

I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. I try to respond personally to every comment on my blog, and in this way I hope to get to know my readers a little bit and and am able to thank readers for their encouragement on what they liked and suggestions on what they would like to see me try in order to improve.

When the dog bites

When the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I’m feeling sad. Dear readers, thank you for visiting today. How is it I can still remember the words to a song I learned in my exuberant youth? I think I … Continue reading

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It’s always Blue Skies

Thank you for visiting my blog “Life and Random Thinking” today. Today is my 8th post in my Toastmasters challenge to do 8 posts in a month. Thanks for hanging in there and supporting my writing and especially the encouraging … Continue reading

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Give it Up!

Thank you for visiting my blog “Life and Random Thinking” today. Today is my 7th post in my Toastmasters challenge to do 8 posts in a month. Thanks for hanging in there and supporting my writing and especially the encouraging … Continue reading

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Getting to know Grandpa

My sincere thanks to you for visiting my blog today “Life and Random Thinking”. Today is blog post #6 in my 8 post challenge before September. I hope you like it. – David♥ ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Life is inspiring. It inspires and … Continue reading

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Ebikes and Random Thoughts on a Thursday

Welcome back to Life and Random Thinking today. Today is my 5th post in my 8 posts before September challenge. The challenge was to do 8 posts in a month (which I could have interpreted as being a 30 day … Continue reading

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Astonished in the garden

Thank you very much to my readers for visiting “Life and Random Thinking”. ♥ I continue to look for stories and thoughts to share because of the encouragement from readers such as yourself. Today is my 4th post in my … Continue reading

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