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Going back in time

January 22, 2020

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So Mr. Ken and I, in our attempt to get out more in the winter, decided to go to the movies. Being the cheap, er frugal folks that we are, we looked for bargains. The regular movie theaters now charge $20.00 for a movie ticket! What??? I remember when movie tickets were $7.00. I guess […]

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 our house to yours

December 25, 2019

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So we go downstairs this morning, start preparing breakfast, take a look over towards the tree and this is what we see. It seems that Sir Oliver has been eyeing the nativity creche and decided he was a good stand in for the baby Jesus. We had to explain that, although he’s cuter than heck, […]

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 […]