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Tales from the Pandemic – II

April 8, 2020

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How long will this thing last??? No one knows, but I am mentally and physically preparing for the long haul. Here’s what’s new at our house this week. 1. Quarantine. No, not us. Thankfully Mr. Ken and I are well. Our dryer broke last week, of all weeks for this to happen. It was easy […]

Tales from the Pandemic

April 1, 2020

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Okay, so we’re all hunkered down in our living spaces, probably going a bit stir crazy. After all, how many YouTube videos can one watch in a day? Here is some light reading to brighten your day. 1. The shopping frenzy. No, I’m not going to bemoan the scarcity of toilet paper. We’ve heard enough […]

Finding hope

March 25, 2020

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Even I as an eternal optimist, am struggling to find hope in these dark times, but I have. Here are a few bright spots for our dark days. 1. Neighbor helping neighbor. I belong to my town’s Facebook group. Our local food pantry had posted a need for food, asking folks to go to the […]

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March 18, 2020

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We all know what is on everyone’s minds these days. Such interesting, yet sad times. I opened the paper last week and this was the headline: And the insert inside the paper was even better: Mmmm, so much for trying not to panic. This picture says it all though: Stay calm, stay well and wash […]

Think Spring, think happy!

March 11, 2020

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With all the frightening news about the coronavirus, I thought it would be nice to think happy thoughts. Flowers always make me happy and hyacinths are some of my favorite flowers. So think Spring and think happy!

Spring is coming!

March 4, 2020

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Lately, the cold and dark winter days have affected my energy. I don’t know if it’s because I’m older or what. Thus, I look for every little sign of spring. And even in early March, there are plenty of signs! 1. Fresh flowers. Okay, so one can buy fresh flowers all year long, but Mr. […]

Hah – I feel vindicated!

February 26, 2020

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Yes, so I grew up with technology and thought I was quite comfortable with it. That is until the Smartphone arrived. I still am amazed that the computing power of a phone is greater than that of the first computer, which was the size of a first floor in a house! I had my phone […]