pandemic schedule January 13, 2021
gratitude for new year January 6, 2021

Making fitness fun

December 30, 2020


fitbit fun

So the new year is about to begin and with it, our New Year’s resolutions, most of which revolve around getting healthier. Most of you can identify with the “COVID” diet that has caused our waistlines to grow. My COVID diet consists of: Cream for my coffee. After tasting this delicious combination, I can’t go […]

Merry Christmas!

December 23, 2020


merry christmas

Or, “Happy Christmas” as they say in the U.K. Wishing everyone a joyful Christmas and a hopeful and happy New Year!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

December 16, 2020


christmas carolers

So we put up our tree last week, and with the tree the little ornaments come out. I have such fond memories of Christmas caroler candles. Sadly, the originals were stored in a hot attic, so the next year, they were just a wax blob. I was happy to find replacements at the Vermont Country […]

Christmas lights brighten the dark nights

December 9, 2020


blue tree

December can be dark and cold, but the pretty Christmas lights can help brighten the darkness. Enjoy this picture of our local blue tree on our town common. The tradition of blue lights has been going on for over 60 years. We had some panic a few years ago when the tree where the blue […]

Having something to look forward to

December 2, 2020


the guys watching the crown

The news just keeps getting worse and worse. So I try to have something to look forward to every day. The latest is Season 4 of The Crown. As you can see, our “guys” like watching this show as well. Sir Oliver loves seeing his fellow Palace Guards; Sir Angus loves seeing his fellow Balmoral […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 25, 2020


chipmunk thanksgiving

Wishing all my American friends a very Happy Thanksgiving! My wish for you (and all of my blogging friends, even if you don’t celebrate Thanksgiving), is for you to find something to be grateful for. It is tough with all the bad news out there. Mr. Ken and I will have a quiet dinner. Normally, […]

Some cuteness to brighten your day

November 18, 2020


our beloved toby

The news just keeps getting more and more depressing. Between the election and the COVID, there doesn’t seem to be any good news. So, this week, I thought I would focus on something to make you all smile. We all need to smile more these days. As most of you know, Mr. Ken and I […]

Rethinking gratitude

November 11, 2020


practice gratitude

It is a stressful time for all of us these days. I try really hard to focus on the positive. Part of my morning practice is to focus on what I am grateful for. It can be something as simple as the sun shining or that I had a good night’s sleep. It is hard […]