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Too clean??? Lol!

Saturday, April 30, 2016      13 comments

My house has never ever been this decluttered and cleaned and probably never will be again. emoticon It's fre... Read more

Too darn busy!

Tuesday, April 26, 2016      10 comments

It is all good (except my hip, which is very bad, only at night...I zip around all day) but still... emoticon ... Read more

My big news

Monday, April 18, 2016      20 comments

Some of you know that my dear man and I have been looking to upsize (yeah, yeah, I know, we downsized ten years ago...but now we have three grandkids we are very involved with and we really are getting closer to requiring a one level home). We... Read more


Thursday, April 14, 2016      14 comments

So on my trip I walked for miles and miles every day and slept in strange beds and my hips were fine. emoticon ... Read more

El Mercado de Cebada

Sunday, April 10, 2016      16 comments

Well, we returned from our amazing two week vacation in Spain last night (6 hour time difference so a bit of an adjustment...I was asleep by 9 here (3 a.m. my body screamed) and up at 5:30, wondering if I was the only person cleaning my empty... Read more

Good-bye, Madrid

Saturday, April 02, 2016      14 comments

We have had an incredible week here at our little apartment in the La Latina neighborhood of Madrid. Tomorrow we pick up a car rental and leave for a ... Read more

Does beauty ever make you cry?

Tuesday, March 29, 2016      20 comments

This is not the first time this has happened to me. emoticon Once I cried at the beach because the sky and water ... Read more

Way too many pots in my fire

Saturday, March 12, 2016      19 comments

(Is that the expression?) emoticon (***I stand is too many irons in the fire.) Anyway,... Read more

Have any nice black pants you love?

Saturday, February 27, 2016      18 comments

I went to Macy's last week to do a little pre-trip shopping and found (many, but only bought) three tops I really like. But, I bet I tried on by at least 10-12 pairs of black pants and bought NONE of them. I am a petite large (I know, an oxy... Read more

Help me plan my trip, please

Thursday, February 25, 2016      12 comments

We are planning a trip to California next October. emoticon Read more

Ta-dah! My book list...

Tuesday, February 23, 2016      13 comments

I tried to recreate my book list from the last few years from my calendar as my nice blank books are still packed up down in my FIL's garage since we de-cluttered our little condo when we were trying to sell six months ago. Read more

Read any good books lately?

Monday, February 22, 2016      16 comments

I have always been a reader. emoticon My father used to make fun of me for always having a 'book in my face'. ... Read more

Well, I promised so here I am with a blog

Saturday, February 20, 2016      13 comments

I have been super busy in 2016, especially since my dear FIL fell ill, went into the hospital and 'rehab', back in the hospital, and passed away February first. em... <a href=Read more

The most amazing sunset EVER

Saturday, February 06, 2016      25 comments

I live in southern New England. We had such a beautiful snow storm yesterday. It was a perfect day to be stuck inside with a sore throat and cough and for countless cups of tea and catching up on reading. I don't have much of a view from m... Read more

Strange times, indeed

Thursday, February 04, 2016      21 comments

You know how it is after someone dies? ...even older folk when you knew it was coming? It is just so strange to think of never, ever seeing or talking to someone again. That is where my dear man and I are right now (his dad died Monday nig... Read more

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