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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 […]

Seeing my hometown through new eyes

January 8, 2020

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Because of all my foot angst, I have had to drastically cut back on my walking. I still prevail a little bit though. I no longer take walking for granted and I savor every step. Even when I walk the same route, there is always something new and interesting to see. I thought I would […]

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2020

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Okay, so we can’t predict the future. We can’t really control the future. All we have is the present moment. Easier concept to say than to understand. Like most people, I had been big on New Year’s resolutions. And having just one resolution would not do, I would have a list of ten. Needless to […]

Merry Christmas from Sir Oliver

December 18, 2019

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Sir Oliver is all excited because he got one of his Christmas gifts early this year. As you can see, it’s a little drum and he just loves it. We’ve had to set some rules, however. No banging on it before 7 am and after 8 pm. Sir Oliver also has his own little Christmas […]

The adventures of Sir Oliver – Part 2

December 11, 2019

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Yes, there are more adventures of our beloved Sir Oliver! 1. Sir Oliver watching his favorite show, “The Crown.” Sir Oliver is a bit homesick for London. He especially loves seeing his beloved Queen Elizabeth and his original home, Buckingham Palace. 2. Sir Oliver watching the little birds at the bird feeder. The little birds […]

Wishing all a very happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2019

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It’s that time of year when I love to stop and think about how grateful I am for all the blessings in my life. This adorable chipmunk picture always makes me smile. This year I am grateful for: * My wonderful husband Mr. Ken, who is my adventure partner and who makes me laugh every […]

Giving up information

November 13, 2019

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We do live in an information-based society. Most, or maybe just some, of us, are very careful about what we share online. But it’s funny how we react to things. A dear friend and I went to a financial seminar the other night. The topic was, “Managing your Retirment,” which is something we all need […]