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Old Habits

Old Habits

They really do die hard. As an average traveler, I have a few odd things I do when I travel. Case and point, licking things. Also, fridge magnets and selfies with notable landmarks. But I have not so unusual habits too. Since our first visit to Europe, I have always been a sucker for history and have often mentioned it here.

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A part of me is now traveling…in someone else.

A part of me is now traveling…in someone else.

Today, one month ago, I donated my left kidney to our best friend.

I have been an avid supporter of Organ Donation and written about it on a number of occasions here. Not many know that I have been going through the work up to be a living donor to our closest friend for the past 2 years. (Yes, it has taken 2 years)

Then on the 23rd of February, at 6 am at Donald Gordan Medical Centre, it finally happened. I gave a part of myself away.

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Volunteer for Valentines

Volunteer for Valentines

Whether you celebrate it or not, Valentines a thing. We were silly enough to get married on Valentine’s day and now have to have that cliche follow us around for eternity. If you complain about the concept of Valentine’s day or if you go all out to show someone how much you love and care, Valentines is rolling around soon and I have the PERFECT non-date date idea for you and your partner.

GO WALK A DOG (and stay for a picnic)

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