Some lessons learned from Zumba

October 17, 2018


lessons learned from zumba

This post isn’t about becoming a better dancer. For those of you wondering what the heck is Zumba. Zumba is a mix of Latin and international dance. It’s the latest fitness craze. Alas, my Zumba dancing looks more like a spastic cockroach waving its legs. Fitness is my passion and I always enjoy learning about […]

Insights from a John F. Kennedy Library visit

October 10, 2018

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John F Kennedy Library

My two best friends and I are on a library kick and we’re trying to get more culture in our lives. This past weekend we visited the John F. Kennedy Library in South Boston. We initially planned to go because they were going to have a special exhibit about Jackie Kennedy Onassis, not so much […]

Pumpkins are here!

October 3, 2018

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pumpkin patch

Nothing deep this week, just a picture of a our local pumpkin patch! A local church displays and sells lots and lots of pumpkins. They use the proceeds to benefit various charities. There are big pumpkins, tiny little pumpkins and every size in between. It is quite the sight to see. Enjoy. 🙂

When the clouds come

September 26, 2018



As we are savoring the last days of kayaking for the season, I am becoming a lot more reflective. Last Sunday was supposed to be, “a beautiful sunny day.” (Quote taken directly from the weather forecast). So we decided to go kayaking at our favorite spot. There was a big cloud cover, but we thought […]

Time to mix things up

September 19, 2018

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snickerdoodle blizzard

I’ve often read that it is very good for your brain to mix things up. Even doing something as simple as driving a different route to work can help. Well Mr. Ken and I decided to improve our brains this past weekend. On Sunday, we went out kayaking to our favorite spot. The weather was […]

Guess who is coming to dinner?

September 12, 2018


wild turkeys

Or maybe I should say, guess what is for dinner? I looked out the window and this sight greeted me – a rather large wild turkey family! Those are some big birds. I tried to shoo them out of our backyard, but they just sat there and looked at me. What interesting backyard scenes have […]


September 5, 2018


ironic packaging

I just had to laugh when I received my latest package from Amazon. I ordered some skin serum. You see that teeny, tiny bottle? Yep, that’s it. You see that humongous box? Yep, that is the box it came in. Some Amazon warehouse worker must have wanted to spice up his day. The good news […]