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Getting back in the groove

Sunday, October 24, 2010      3 comments

So the time change for my trip to AZ through me a curve and I had a little trouble re-setting my internal clock but today is the day to crush that little voice that says you need rest. I've had enough rest. We only have a little over a w... Read more

Chilly morning

Saturday, October 23, 2010      4 comments

The thermometer is just below 40 this morning. We were thinking of participating in the community yard sale today but I am glad now we did not. It would have been really chilly setting up out there. We decided to do the yard sale in FL when w... Read more

Motivational issues

Friday, October 22, 2010      4 comments

Still having trouble getting back in the groove from our vacation/reunion in AZ. My sleep patterns are still off and I feel generally tired probably because I am not sleeping well. I've done 30 minutes on the bike, some housework and wal... Read more

I think that I shall never see a poem....

Thursday, October 21, 2010      4 comments

A little poetry slander there but aren't the trees unusually beautiful this year. Here in the Blue Ridge area of the Appalachian mountains they seem brighter than usual. We also have lots on the ground already and it seems early for that but w... Read more

Recuperating

Wednesday, October 20, 2010      7 comments

We are home safe and sound but really tired. I think the hardest part is not sleeping well in different beds most nights. We're thinking trips of shorter duration might be better or longer ones staying in the same place. Today is laundry ... Read more

Airport again

Tuesday, October 19, 2010      3 comments

We took my brother to the airport early this morning. We'll be heading back ourselves in a few minues.... Read more

Winding down

Monday, October 18, 2010      4 comments

One sister and one brother left the family reunion yesterday morning. Another sister and brother left this afternoon. Three siblings and two spouses left. Today we will do laundry, clean up and help them get them house back in some order. Ho... Read more

Cave Creek

Sunday, October 17, 2010      3 comments

Cave Creek is on the agenda for this morning and then another afternoon by the pool. First up a walk this morning.... Read more

Seafood in AZ

Saturday, October 16, 2010      4 comments

We had wonderful New England sea food today in Phoenix! Haddock, Ipswich clams, cod, etc all cooked to perfection - what a find. We spent the morning at the Indian reservation and this afternoon is relaxing by the pool with a cook out to... Read more

Confused by time

Friday, October 15, 2010      4 comments

Still not adapted to the time change here in AZ but doing better. We are back in Phoenix and are together with family. Las Vegas has grown and is huge, noisy, exciting, wonderful and we all have tired feet from all the walking but have won... Read more

What a day!

Thursday, October 14, 2010      5 comments

We went from one end of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to the other. We did lots and lots of walking and are all exhausted. We have not yet adapted to the 3 hour time difference and although my body says it is 12:45 a.m. my brain does not. ... Read more

Grand Canyon

Wednesday, October 13, 2010      2 comments

Last night we spent the night in Williams, AZ and today we head up to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. We will explore the little town of Williams first. I got in a fair amount of walking at the airport before departure and made my 10,00... Read more

Restless sleep

Tuesday, October 12, 2010      4 comments

Neither of us slept well knowing we had to get up early and get out the door for the airport. So now we are all ready and I have a few minutes to Spark. I'm going to do some stretching in a minute and I plan on walking while waiting at the air... Read more

Packing for a trip

Monday, October 11, 2010      5 comments

Tomorrow we leave for our family reunion in Phoenix. There will be seven of the remaining ten siblings there. (We were originally fourteen!) Sure wish the others would come but you just can't move mountains! As we have all aged (the baby is ... Read more

Fun morning

Sunday, October 10, 2010      5 comments

We were at the apple festival about 9 this morning just as it was opening. It was busy but not super crowded until we were ready to leave about 11. I found my apple dumpling - fresh baked with a really light pastry. RB and I shared one so it ... Read more


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