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The aftermath

December 7, 2016

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Well, so far so good with the foot surgery. I was pretty uncomfortable over the weekend, but the pain pills made me so sleepy that it is all a blur. I actually didn’t find it all that hard to sit still. Today I awoke and had no pain, yay! I am able to move around […]

Forced inactivity – ack!

November 30, 2016

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As my December 2 foot surgery looms, I am getting prepared for a long period of forced inactivity. As my doctor likes to say, “For the next several weeks, you will be living in a triangle consisting of the sofa, the bathroom and your bed.” For someone who loves to exercise for at least an […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23, 2016

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No Thanksgiving post would be complete without a picture of Thanksgiving chipmunks!🙂 I am going to attempt to bake two pumpkin pies this year. The last time I attempted to bake pies, I managed to almost set the stove on fire. And this was with my dear mother supervising. I’m on my own this so […]

Cool weather is upon us

November 16, 2016

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Sadly, it was time to put our kayaks away. We had a bit of a conundrum this year, since we now have to store four kayaks where we used to store only two. The other two had been kept over at my Mom’s house in her garage. But leave it to Mr. Ken to come […]

Find your creative side

November 9, 2016

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I’m more of an analytical person, so finding my creative side takes a lot of doing. So far, the only creative thing I’ve been able to do is to put together interesting exercise routines. This pretty stained glass is from my dear husband, Mr. Ken. He recently took a stained glass class from our local […]

The power of a phone call

November 2, 2016

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As I have gotten older, I have come to really appreciate the simple things in life. Like the power of a nice phone call. October has been a tough month for me, it is the month of my Mother’s birthday and also my birthday. I have been feeling a bit melancholy. October is a busy […]

Reflections on an early morning walk

October 12, 2016

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As most of you know, I am a morning person. There is nothing I love better than to get up early and do my exercise before the my day gets started. As I look ahead to foot surgery in December, I want to get the most I can out of moving and walking while I […]