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Mr. Ken’s healthy eating adventure

August 26, 2015

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Mr. Ken spent last week visiting his mother in South Carolina. Can we say grits anyone? Grits on their own wouldn’t be so bad; they’d probably be bland. But southern style grits call for the butter! He would call me every night to tell me about his day. Here’s an excerpt from one of our […]

Hangin’ out with Google

August 19, 2015

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Do you hang out? I don’t think I ever just hung out, even when I was a teenager. Unless you count quietly reading a book all afternoon. I could never see the point of just sitting and doing nothing, even if I was in the company of good friends. Google, which will soon take over […]

Healthy eating or not?

August 12, 2015

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Yet(!) another story from the life of Mr. Ken. Mr. Ken just got back from his daily walk. He yells up the stairs. On an aside here, what is it about spouses that feel compelled to carry on a long conversation when you are not in the same room with them, yet when you are […]

How I spent my summer vacation

July 29, 2015

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This is how I spent my summer vacation. As you can see from the expression on my face, this isn’t the most fun thing I have ever done. :) Notice the beautiful camouflage tarp in use under the car. This is what Mr. Ken bought when we had our adventure at the tool store. Originally, […]

Savor the moment

July 22, 2015

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I am one week into a 21 Day Meditation program. The theme is gratitude. It is truly amazing how just 20 minutes of sitting quietly and thinking about gratitude can really change your life and your outlook. It certainly helped me. How many things have you agonized over, yet they never happened? A lot, I […]

Kermit the Kayaker

July 15, 2015

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As most of you know, I love kayaking. I love it more than Peeps or even chipmunks. There is nothing like being outside in the sunshine and enjoying nature. Being on the water is so soothing. That being said, I have to be really, really careful in the sun. I spent my teenage years baking […]

Stop and sit awhile

July 1, 2015

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Ah, the lazy days of summer. Even though it has been many, many years since I’ve been in school, I have never lost that wonderful feeling of summertime. The warm days and bright sunshine just makes things better. That being said, I still need to learn to stop and enjoy the day. I am juggling […]

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