Seeing my hometown through new eyes

January 8, 2020

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colored balls at town hall

Because of all my foot angst, I have had to drastically cut back on my walking. I still prevail a little bit though. I no longer take walking for granted and I savor every step. Even when I walk the same route, there is always something new and interesting to see. I thought I would […]

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2020

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zen stones

Okay, so we can’t predict the future. We can’t really control the future. All we have is the present moment. Easier concept to say than to understand. Like most people, I had been big on New Year’s resolutions. And having just one resolution would not do, I would have a list of ten. Needless to […]

Merry Christmas from our house to yours

December 25, 2019

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Sir Oliver in the creche

So we go downstairs this morning, start preparing breakfast, take a look over towards the tree and this is what we see. It seems that Sir Oliver has been eyeing the nativity creche and decided he was a good stand in for the baby Jesus. We had to explain that, although he’s cuter than heck, […]

Merry Christmas from Sir Oliver

December 18, 2019

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Sir Oliver with his Christmas tree

Sir Oliver is all excited because he got one of his Christmas gifts early this year. As you can see, it’s a little drum and he just loves it. We’ve had to set some rules, however. No banging on it before 7 am and after 8 pm. Sir Oliver also has his own little Christmas […]

The adventures of Sir Oliver – Part 2

December 11, 2019

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Sir Oliver and The Crown

Yes, there are more adventures of our beloved Sir Oliver! 1. Sir Oliver watching his favorite show, “The Crown.” Sir Oliver is a bit homesick for London. He especially loves seeing his beloved Queen Elizabeth and his original home, Buckingham Palace. 2. Sir Oliver watching the little birds at the bird feeder. The little birds […]

The adventures of Sir Oliver – Part 1

December 4, 2019

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Sir Oliver with his scone

Sir Oliver is our favorite souvenir from our awesome London trip. He is a busy little being! 1. Sir Oliver at our flat in London. Sir Oliver watching over us as we plan our London adventures. We adopted Sir Oliver from his home at Buckingham Palace.  Sir Oliver is named for one of our fabulous […]

Wishing all a very happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2019

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happy thanksgiving

It’s that time of year when I love to stop and think about how grateful I am for all the blessings in my life. This adorable chipmunk picture always makes me smile. This year I am grateful for: * My wonderful husband Mr. Ken, who is my adventure partner and who makes me laugh every […]