Kayaking!

May 20, 2020

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bears on kayak

It’s that time of year again and boy am I ready for it. It’s kayaking time! We store our kayaks (all 4 of them) in the basement over the winter. It is quite the production getting them up the bulk head and into the garage. Hah, it seems to get harder and harder each year. […]

Taking up a new hobby

May 13, 2020

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Sir Angus and Sir Oliver painting

I have not figured out what my new hobby will be. I guess it will have to be something I can do at home, with the materials I have on hand. However, our dear Sir Angus and Sir Oliver have taken up a new hobby – painting! That is when they are not trying to […]

Time to mix it up

May 6, 2020

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mixing bowls

No, I am not talking about an early cocktail hour. Although these days this sounds pretty good! We all are going a bit stir crazy with our “shelter at home.” The only time I get out of the house is for my walks and to go food shopping. The other day I went out for […]

Food, just food

April 29, 2020

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new monthly budget

I have never in my life spent so much time thinking about food. I think about when to go to the grocery store; I write my grocery list so that it follows the aisle so I can get in and out quickly. I wish I could hold my breath while I’m in the store to […]

More tales from the Pandemic

April 22, 2020

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covid peeps

Oh no, not another post about the Pandemic. Enough already! Now that I’m stuck at home, all I have is time. Here’s what is happening at our house this week: 1. What’s for dinner. Mr. Ken and I have undergone a change in roles. I now do the grocery shopping and meal planning. Especially for […]

Happy Easter and Happy Spring!

April 15, 2020

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Easter c;hipmunk

Nothing about the pandemic this week; we’re all overloaded with information about that. I want to wish everyone a Happy Easter and a Happy Spring! What could be cuter than a chipmunk? A big thank you to my friend Lisa for sending me this picture. 🙂

Tales from the Pandemic – II

April 8, 2020

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peeps

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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bright yellow flowers

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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all will be well

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 […]