Hiding in the bushes

January 10, 2018

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amazon package

Just some random thoughts this week, I’m still relaxing from Christmas break. So, I ordered some things from Amazon. And me, being the cheap, er, frugal person I am, never want to pay shipping so I had to order more stuff to make the required minimum. I think if I did the math, paying the […]

The cookie saga

January 3, 2018

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cookie saga

Betty Crocker, I am not. Ever since my dear friend Lisa and I had a pretzel explosion when attempting to make pretzels, I have stayed away from the kitchen. I decided to make Christmas cookies this year. I view baking like chemistry and see it as just a matter of mixing ingredients together. I read […]

Joyous Christmas!

December 27, 2017

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christmas chipmunk

Wishing all my WordPress friends a very joyous Christmas and a happy and healthy 2018! I have my dear cousin Lib to thank for this picture. She sent me a Christmas card with this adorable little creature on the front. I can just picture one of our little guys prancing around like ballerinas. Let’s be […]

Running for the train

December 20, 2017

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running

I had a my Harvard project team meeting in Cambridge. I love these days! I take the commuter train into Boston and then I walk to Harvard Square. I always say I get my city fix this way. I walk through Beacon Hill, Kendall Square, Central Square and Harvard Square. We had a lot to […]

Little things can make a BIG difference

December 13, 2017

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ruby red grapefruit

With the shorter days, I find it a lot easier to fit in my meditation practice. One of my meditation teachers gently tells us to, “Stop wanting things to be different. Be content with things just the way they are.” We all want something in our lives to be different; if only I had more […]

What do the holidays mean?

December 6, 2017

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thanksgiving newspaper

After my rousing pod walk on Thanksgiving Day, I was very much looking forward to sitting in our family room, enjoying the sun streaming through the windows, drinking a nice cup of coffee and reading the paper. The calm before the storm, so to speak. We invited our neighbor over for a Thanksgiving meal. I […]

Adventures of Ken and Nancy – Part 2

November 29, 2017

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famous asheville pig

I know you all have been sitting on the edge of your seat, just wondering where Ken and Nancy went on vacation. Well, the answer is beautiful Asheville, North Carolina! I think the pictures of the Biltmore Estate gave it away, that, along with the mountain views. Two things that Asheville is known for. Here […]