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Summer is here – yay!

June 24, 2020

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The lazy days of summer are upon us. I got to thinking about the summer and how I love it. I am ever more appreciative this year because of everything that is going on. Here’s why I love summer: 1. Many hours of daylight. I am a morning person and I love to exercise in […]

Looking forward to the dentist – say what??????

June 17, 2020

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These sure are strange and interesting times. No wonder I am exhausted all the time. I do an extensive benefit/risk analysis before I ever leave the house. Is the benefit I may get more than the risk of catching COVID? I do this even before I take my walks. I had a teeth cleaning appointment […]

Donut days

June 10, 2020

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So our dear Mr. Ken managed to really hurt his shoulder, so we have to take a rest from kayaking for a while. We are both bummed since when we are out on the water, life seems almost normal. But, better to be safe than sorry. Since we are still sheltering at home, there is […]

COVID surprises

June 3, 2020

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Ack, I probably shouldn’t use the word “Covid” and the word “surprise” in the same sentence. Enough with the Covid already! I don’t know about you all, but since I have sheltering in place, I’ve had a lot of time to think. As I was reflecting this weekend, I realized that I have been surprised […]

Scenes from a Memorial Day paddle

May 27, 2020

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I am happy since we got to go out kayaking last weekend. It was a glorious sunny day, with perfect temperatures. Kayakying is always my “happy place,” but it is especially so this year. When I’m out on the water, life seems almost normal. There are no worries about coronavirus or anything else. We saw […]

Kayaking!

May 20, 2020

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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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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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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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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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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 […]