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Mr. Ken, Mr. Fix It – part one

April 28, 2021

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Hello there! This is Nancy’s dear husband, Mr. Ken, sitting in for Nancy for a few weeks as she recuperates from her recent shoulder surgery to repair an injured rotator cuff. She was thrilled when I offered to be a guest blogger for a few weeks until she is able pound out her own blogs […]

Mr. Ken’s latest project

April 21, 2021

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So I come home from a walk the other day and I noticed a rather large box sitting in our front steps. Mmm, it kind of looks like a box that a refrigerator would come in, but I don’t think Mr. Ken ordered a new one. As I come inside, Mr. Ken excitedly tells me […]

Spots of brightness

April 14, 2021

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It sure has been a long, dark winter. I am so glad that spring is here. I love taking walks these days since the grass is so green, the flowers are coming out and the flowering trees are budding. So pretty. I haven’t written about my favorite store, Trader Joes, lately. But I have a […]

Happy Easter!

March 31, 2021

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It has been a long and rather dark winter, but spring is here! I love Easter because of the promise of new life. Since I have been taking more walks, I have joyfully noticed the early spring flowers like crocuses coming up. Happy Easter! Happy Spring! Happy Passover!

Some cuteness to brighten your day

November 18, 2020

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The news just keeps getting more and more depressing. Between the election and the COVID, there doesn’t seem to be any good news. So, this week, I thought I would focus on something to make you all smile. We all need to smile more these days. As most of you know, Mr. Ken and I […]

Rethinking gratitude

November 11, 2020

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It is a stressful time for all of us these days. I try really hard to focus on the positive. Part of my morning practice is to focus on what I am grateful for. It can be something as simple as the sun shining or that I had a good night’s sleep. It is hard […]

Time for Dairy Queen!

September 30, 2020

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It was time for another road trip this weekend. And where else would we go but to our favorite Dairy Queen to get a Blizzard treat. This time we brought the “guys” with us, Sir Oliver and Sir Angus. As you can see they enjoyed the Blizzard too. We got our favorite, cappuccino heath bar […]

Yum, fresh corn

September 23, 2020

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These days, it is the little things that make my day. For one, it is fresh corn from our local farmstand. It can’t get much fresher than this; they pick it every morning and bring it to the farm stand. Not to be forgotten, but we even have little corn ears for Sir Oliver and […]

Random thoughts while kayaking

September 16, 2020

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Kayaking is my “happy place” these days. When we are out on the water, life seems almost normal. We were out the other day and even though it was a cloudy, cool day, it was still good. There was some sunshine in the distance so I was going to write a deep, serious blog post […]

Happy Sir Oliver Day!

September 9, 2020

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With the continuing barrage of bad news these days, we must find reasons to celebrate. For us, we just finished celebrating Sir Oliver Day. It was a year ago on September 4, when we “adopted” Sir Oliver from the Buckingham Palace Gift Shop (that’s in London, in case you all didn’t know). So we had […]