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Monday Morning in Paradise,Michigan
Monday, August 21, 2017      7 comments

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.
Saturday, August 19, 2017      6 comments

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
Friday, August 18, 2017      8 comments

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???
Thursday, August 17, 2017      6 comments

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
Wednesday afternoon
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      6 comments

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
Tuesday evening
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      8 comments

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
Sunday afternoon
Sunday, August 13, 2017      5 comments

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
Saturday evening
Saturday, August 12, 2017      9 comments

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
Friday evening
Friday, August 11, 2017      6 comments

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!
Thursday, August 10, 2017      8 comments

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
Finally retired.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      14 comments

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
Monday evening
Monday, August 07, 2017      10 comments

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
Saturday
Saturday, August 05, 2017      8 comments

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
Friday afternoon
Friday, August 04, 2017      8 comments

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
Thursday evening
Thursday, August 03, 2017      11 comments

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

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