Actually several firsts.
For the first time in maybe 30 or 40 years I won't be with a crowd. Just the intimate family circle.
For the first time EVER we will have Da Pwincess with us. And she's sitting up in a high chair and eating. I... Read more
Thanks y'all for the thoughts about when to take a day off. Of course, I know about resting between sessions for 48 hours - how the tiny tears we make in the muscle fibers will heal stronger with a day of rest - but will tear more if they don't ... Read more
Obviously you're smart enough to take a day off if you really really need one - but what about those times when you are wondering ... feeling as if you might be pushing things too hard. You might go ahead and do your workout and feel just fine .... Read more
Do you DO Black Friday?
I mean - would you get up at an unseasonable hour and loiter outside a store to get a television set or a battery operated talking bear or a remote controlled Christmas carol singing fly fishing rod or a snow produci... Read more
Gobs of years ago ... I just looked - 1987 ... I read Carole Jackson's book Color Me Beautiful and that was the end of navy blue, candy pink and even black for this gal. Jackson divided people into four colorways, based on seasons. Winter, Spri... Read more
In a recent blog I talked about succumbing to the dessert tray at a party last September.
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One of the most popular caterers in the area ... Read more
Oh my. Here I am starting Month #3 of retirement and I still haven't found the New Normal. Heck! I haven't even swapped out winter clothes. Life without schedule is ... a learning thing.
Not that we don't have a schedule at all. There are ... Read more
This is a debate question an elderly couple told me they loved to argue whenever they didn't have anything else to talk about. He said it was his friend - she claimed it was her enemy. When she told me this I thought ....
Of Course it's yo... Read more
I knew I'd catch up with my sleep when I retired and I suspected I'd have more time for exercise. I am and I have and I'm loving it. But yesterday, while trekking through my Enchanted Forest ... Read more
There are lots of reasons for losing weight - health, appearance, mobility, pain control ... even social pressure or a job requirement. You know why you want to do this so you look for HOWS and choose WHENS and decide on WHATS. It will be lots o... Read more
Ooooo - Birthday Month!
And it's the first September when I have had total control over my schedule. Not even a child to look after. Just me me me me me. Ha. well. that's not true at all, but it's the first September in ... Read more
That last day of werk.
Last hour of that last day of werk.
Last minute of that last hour of that last day of werk.
And in true ENFP style - I wasn't finished yet. I'd spent too much time chatting and talking and fl... Read more
And so it begins. The last 5 days of my working life lie before me - each day with its old familiar routines - its open possibilities - its choices.
Mostly I am ready for this change. Almost completely. This doesn't mean I have everything ... Read more