My 62nd birthday!
How can time have passed so quickly? It seems I just left high school and college, yet here I am, married 40 years and we both turned 62 this year. We have been so blessed and recognize that we have. Today I see the doctor for my routine welln... Read more
so busy with Mum
This is why we cruise...taking 5 round trips a week, each an hour, out of 7 days just to keep Mum "independent and living alone" is exhausting. She told the doctor that she "has lost the will to take walks" anymore, a huge part of her life. He... Read more
Home after 20 day cruise and didn't gain an ounce!
We made it home again and I got on the scale at 4:30 this morning. Couldn't sleep worth beans, so much to do now and next week is chock full of stuff I have to do, caring for Mum, teaching at the school where we both volunteer. But I hadn't gain... Read more
Staggered through winter, put out a cease and desist order on our neighbor, waiting for the court date on the kid behind us...
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Leaving tomorrow for three weeks
This was a planned cruise and we will be meeting friends in Baltimore. I have to get away I am so overwhelmed with stress. First the burglary, now the homeowners insurance says they will not cover any loss without a receipt or photo of us with... Read more
So stressed I had to see the doctor
Just so stressed over this burglary, the kid living behind us out on bail, and now fighting with the insurance company over repairs to the house. They are telling us, that at age 61 and 40 years of marriage, we have to show receipts and/or pict... Read more
Fighting with homeowners insurance!
They have argued the paid receipts for screen repair, door repair, car keys are all too high. They are getting nasty with us because we dont have a PICTURE of every item that was stolen! My husband finally told them, "look, we are not millenni... Read more
celebrating beloved's birthday!
He gets a free Starbucks coffee today for a birthday celebration. We are still putting out fires from the burglary, having doors repaired, screens replaced, etc. The video surveillance goes in next week so the monitor will be in a locked cabine... Read more
Back for a full day volunteering at the school in the next city. It will be a long day, have to take Mum back to her place after school, visit with her a while, then battle the semi trucks on the freeway heading back to Greenville. Meanwhile, ... Read more
Heading to the gym
Got to work out this energy since it's a long wait until we have the first hearing in May regarding our burglary. The house is a fortress now and we leave in 3 weeks again.... Read more
House is a fortress
We leave again in 3 weeks. The house is alarmed, there are motion lights everywhere, and cameras are going to be installed.... Read more
and the kid made bail
He got out last night and lives right behind us. We are devastated! His parents didn't pay bail but he got a relative to do so. Now WE have to go to court in May so this kid is out for months, having plenty of time to get rid of all he and his ... Read more
They found packages with our name on them in the house behind us and arrested the 20 year old dope smoker. Nothing else found yet but his cronies have probably disseminated the stuff among themselves. We meet with the police again today.... Read more
Had to leave our cruise! House vandalized!
Got an email from our neighbor, just happened to get a signal and checked emails. Heard our house had been broken into, our 350 POUND SAFE ripped from the floor and dragged away, my purse stolen, wallet, keys, credit cards, everything, gone! We... Read more
Heading to Florida
Beloved and I start the drive to Florida today. He does the driving, I read, do solitaire or Sudoku, and we have lots of stops to enjoy. Will be at the hotel tonight and pick up the ship Saturday morning. I need the break and will be so glad to... Read more
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