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My 62nd birthday!

Thursday, April 23, 2015      9 comments

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

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      1 comments

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!

Saturday, April 11, 2015      14 comments

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

Finally spring!

Friday, March 20, 2015      3 comments

Staggered through winter, put out a cease and desist order on our neighbor, waiting for the court date on the kid behind us... ... Read more

Leaving tomorrow for three weeks

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      4 comments

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

Wednesday, March 11, 2015      4 comments

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!

Sunday, March 08, 2015      6 comments

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!

Thursday, March 05, 2015      1 comments

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

Volunteering today

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      3 comments

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

Sunday, March 01, 2015      0 comments

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

Saturday, February 28, 2015      3 comments

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

Friday, February 27, 2015      2 comments

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

Arrest made

Thursday, February 26, 2015      7 comments

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!

Saturday, February 21, 2015      7 comments

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

Thursday, February 05, 2015      5 comments

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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