Sir Oliver and Sir Angus and Dairy Queen September 30, 2020
Sir Oliver and Sir Angus with corn September 23, 2020

Random thoughts while kayaking

September 16, 2020

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chinese food

Kayaking is my “happy place” these days. When we are out on the water, life seems almost normal. We were out the other day and even though it was a cloudy, cool day, it was still good. There was some sunshine in the distance so I was going to write a deep, serious blog post […]

Happy Sir Oliver Day!

September 9, 2020

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Sir Oliver Day

With the continuing barrage of bad news these days, we must find reasons to celebrate. For us, we just finished celebrating Sir Oliver Day. It was a year ago on September 4, when we “adopted” Sir Oliver from the Buckingham Palace Gift Shop (that’s in London, in case you all didn’t know). So we had […]

What do you look forward to?

September 2, 2020

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morning coffee

These days, it really is the little things that mean the most. I try to find something to look forward to every day. These days it is: 1. My morning coffee. I just have one mug, with real cream. It is such a treat and looking forward to this makes it easier to get up […]

A mini road trip!

August 26, 2020

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road trip

Our world seems to be shrinking by the day. Now that Rhode Island is a newly re-emerging COVID hotspot, we will not be taking any trips there to visit my cousin. What is left? Trips to the grocery store, trips to Costco and what else? When all else fails, there is always Dairy Queen. It […]

Ah – coffee!

August 19, 2020

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keurig coffee maker

With all this shelter at home, I’ve learned to slow down and appreciate the small things. As for slowing down, one is “forced” to do this since there is nowhere to go. I am a morning person and definitely need coffee to get me going first thing. Mr. Ken and I had our moment of […]

More of what happens when you are stuck at home

August 12, 2020

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costco forgotten purchases

Ack, will this virus thing ever end? It doesn’t seem so, here in the good old U.S.A. Here is more stuff that happens when one is stuck at home for months on end. 1. Trips to Costco. In the good old days, our trips to Costco were quite easy and simple. A few minutes before […]

Little things become big ones during the Pandemic

August 5, 2020

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haircut

My attitudes sure have changed in the 5 months since the shutdown due to the Pandemic began. How many things have we all taken for granted, that now are either no longer in existence or have become big deals? Take hair cuts for instance. Now, I know in the grand scheme of things, getting one’s […]

What happens when you are stuck at home for months on end

July 29, 2020

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messy room

Two words – online shopping. So normally, I am pretty disciplined when it comes to my online purchases. Well, except for exercise DVDs, but these don’t count since I consider them a necessity, up there with food and drink. 1. Feng Shui and Crystals. Feng shui, for the uninitiated, is an ancient Chinese practice of […]