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Tales from the Pandemic

April 1, 2020

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Okay, so we’re all hunkered down in our living spaces, probably going a bit stir crazy. After all, how many YouTube videos can one watch in a day? Here is some light reading to brighten your day. 1. The shopping frenzy. No, I’m not going to bemoan the scarcity of toilet paper. We’ve heard enough […]

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March 18, 2020

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We all know what is on everyone’s minds these days. Such interesting, yet sad times. I opened the paper last week and this was the headline: And the insert inside the paper was even better: Mmmm, so much for trying not to panic. This picture says it all though: Stay calm, stay well and wash […]

Hah – I feel vindicated!

February 26, 2020

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Yes, so I grew up with technology and thought I was quite comfortable with it. That is until the Smartphone arrived. I still am amazed that the computing power of a phone is greater than that of the first computer, which was the size of a first floor in a house! I had my phone […]

It really is the little things

February 19, 2020

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So, it really is the little things in life that make a difference. President’s Day Weekend always brings me back to right before Mr. Ken and I had our first date, many, many, many years ago. I was working at a very stressful job in New York City. There wasn’t much joy in my life. […]

What do you need?

February 5, 2020

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Talk about a big question. Many times, we are very good at disliking and avoiding the very things we need most. Be it public speaking, eating healthy or something else. I got to thinking about this when I was doing some exercise. On a very simple level, I need to do more stretching. I do […]

Sir Oliver and Sir Angus

January 29, 2020

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There’s been more excitement at our house! I’d like to introduce everyone to Sir Angus, who is Sir Oliver’s cousin from Scotland! He’s part of the piper guard that protects the Royal family at their Balmoral estate in Scotland. Yes, he plays the bagpipes sometimes! Note his very sharp uniform including the official plaid kilt! […]

What do you take for granted?

January 15, 2020

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I try to live a life of gratitude, but sometimes things get away from me. I notice that I take things for granted and only realize it when those things are taken from me. My ongoing experience with foot pain has served as a reminder. Maybe this time, I will learn my lesson. I try […]