Monday Morning in Paradise,Michigan
I slept like a comatose person last night, awoke to take some spectacular pics of the sunrise on Lake Superior. I will post all of my pics when I return home sometime this week. I do not know when I will come home, probably when I run out of gas... Read more
Paradise is paradise.
It rained on the drive all the way up here until I got on the Mackinac Bridge. I made a few stops on the way up here , but finally got checked in my cabin about 1-ish. I am in the end cabin, closest to Whitefish Point. It is so quiet, I can he... Read more
Friday morning, 5 bells
I am finishing packing the car. I should be on the Mackinac Bridge at 10:30. I leave here at 7, drop DD off at the store, stop at three places on my way to Paradise.... Read more
Who shrunk my car???
I started packing things in my car this morning. I have three styrofoam (Airtight dry-ice types), my cooler(empty until tomorrow morning), camp chair with footrest, binoculars, camera bag, in my car. The huge trash bag filled with Christmas gift... Read more
It is a nice sunny day here, albeit very humid. I did my last minute errands, so tomorrow is just packing for the trip and checking my lists again. If I was going to a big metro area or even a small town, I would not be so strict about my thi... Read more
I did a lot of work today! I did four loads of laundry, which is not much for me, but up and down those stairs, hauling baskets, sorting through my closet to purge..I got THAT idea from my dear spark friend Trentdreamer.
I tossed shirts, trie... Read more
I did not get much exercise in today because I did not sleep well at all last night. I feel tired today.
Tomorrow I will start doing some laundry and vacuum packing some of my clothes. I have some beverage bottles in the freezer to keep in ... Read more
I did my exercises this afternoon, hauled two more boxes of things from the basement, mostly college papers to shred. We are to never come upstairs empty-handed, thus making the basement cleanup somewhat less when we begin after my vacation. ... Read more
This morning I rose to get ready to go to get a pedicure. I immediately unplugged my alarm clock! YES!
DD ran errands while I was at home cleaning drawers, purging old shirts. I also brought more things upstairs for my trip to add to my ... Read more
First day of retirement!
DD and I went for haircuts and I also got a follicle hueing. I made a decision to not get it again for at least six months to see what my natural color looks like. If it is more salt than pepper, I may just leave it Au Natural`. I am starting t... Read more
I signed resignation papers this afternoon and when I got to my workplace, the entire management staff was there with a customized plaque, a cake made of cupcakes, and a large bouquet of flowers! They had the entire staff circle around me and ... Read more
I called my boss this morning and informed him I will be retiring. He is also a close friend, so he was very patient and sympathetic. I then called the owner's daughter and made an appointment to see her Wednesday afternoon. I have not worked s... Read more
I spent a day at home just putzing around, emptying boxes, organizing things , enjoying a day alone.
I picked DD up from State Park and we stopped at Buddy's on the way home to drop off the key to the coded pad for the gate at his condo park... Read more
IT is quite a bit cooler here today than yesterday, about 25 degrees cooler and little humidity. We got a quick downpour here this morning right after getting home from running errands.
DD will be helping her dad tomorrow morning, so I will be... Read more
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I did 700 steps on the elliptical, 25 minutes of various weighted leg lifts, leg band stretches, backwards step-ups at P.T this morning. Cindy used the "cannon" on my legs. That is really painful. It is just a foam roll, but when they roll it o... Read more