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Road tripping in Vermont – Windsor and Bennington

September 22, 2021

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So Mr. Ken and I had a fabulous time in the beautiful state of Vermont. We even enjoyed the 3 hour drive up. DAY 1 – WINDSOR VERMONT On Day 1, we took a road trip to Windsor, Vermont. the “birthplace of Vermont.” This is where the Constitution of Vermont was adopted in 1777. Talk […]

Planning a trip with Mr. Ken

September 15, 2021

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So Mr. Ken and I have decided to venture away from our house, where we have been “hiding” since the Pandemic started. Later this fall, we are going to Vermont! Vermont is one of our favorite places. When I plan a trip I Google things like: Best places to hike. Best places to walk. Best […]

The adventures of Sir Oliver

September 8, 2021

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Even though Mr. Ken and I have been stuck in the house for 20 months, our dear Sir Oliver has been busy with lots of adventures. Happy 2nd Birthday! It was two years ago September 4 when Sir Oliver joined us from Buckingham Palace. Here he is celebrating with a balloon and a cupcake. Gone […]

Random thoughts while getting license renewed

September 1, 2021

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Like death and taxes, we all have to endure getting our driver’s license renewed. Almost everyone would prefer to get a root canal than have to visit the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Things are even worse during the Pandemic with even longer wait times. The time has come for me to renew my license. Since […]

The joy of browsing in a bookstore

August 25, 2021

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I was out doing errands the other day. It was hot and I was tired. On the spur of the moment, I decided to go into a local bookstore. Ah, bliss! I just love the smell of new books. I was like a kid in a candy store, not knowing where to look first. Not […]

Scenes from a kayak

August 18, 2021

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Hello to all my blogging friends! I hope you all are having a marvelous summer. I’m still recovering from shoulder surgery, so I have not been kayaking. I sure miss it. In keeping with the them of “finding serenity,” I am posting pictures of our past kayaking adventures. I look at these pictures and can […]

Finding serenity

August 11, 2021

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So we were breathing a sigh of relief, thinking that COVID may soon be behind us. But then the Delta variant reared its ugly head and that is all that is in the news. What to do? How to process this? I don’t want to live my life in fear, but I do want to […]

Onyx Media Belgium – how NOT to do marketing

August 4, 2021

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Okay, time for another rant about really, really annoying marketing. Once again it is about idiots who think that annoying someone with multiple emails will mean that one will do business with them. Shame on you Onyx Media Belgium! Not only have you been sending multiple emails to me, but you are sending these emails […]

Breathing a sigh of relief

July 28, 2021

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To say it has been a long 19 months is an understatement. As we slowly start to come out of shut down and COVID scares, life is returning to normal. But old habits die hard, I still wear a mask when I go in stores or anywhere indoors; I keep supply of disinfectant wipes in […]

Real estate done right

July 21, 2021

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So last week was my rant about aggressive real estate agents. This week is about an agent who does things right. I want to give a shout out to Michael McQuillan, a local real estate agent with Coldwell Banker. In full disclosure, I grew up with Mike and am friends with him on Facebook. I […]