whew! it seems like we have been coming and going and going and coming for months now. probably because we have. and we are finally home again. this may have been the last trip of the year, though we may head back to the BigCity one more time fo... Read more
hello from durham, north carolina! we are all finally here - DD and SIL, DH, and my brother and his lady. and of course, my son, his wife, and the star attraction - my grandson, whom we are all meeting for the first time. we are staying at an ai... Read more
not exciting. but packed. errands. and totally distracted. made the minimum step goal of 10,000 yesterday; hoping to do the same today walking at the airport.
luckily work seems to be cooperating and i have a break this weekend. in a few h... Read more
ok, i know my life sometimes seems like one big adventure, at least when i can get away from the computer - but this is different. today we head over the mountains to seattle, first stop on our way to meet our new grandson, who was born at the e... Read more
if anyone had ever said to me that i would willingly be hiking up a mountain in several feet of snow, i would have said they were out of their minds... but that's what happened yesterday.
we had a planned power outage for the utility compa... Read more
another week, another doctor's appointment and round of errands. all is well, and it is good to be home again after a quick turnaround back and forth across the mountains. we had a little time on our hands today, and in between mental mantras ("... Read more
yesterday i read this article about norwegian winter:
www.fastcompany.com/3052 970/how-to-be-a-success-at -everything/the-norwegian- secret-to-enjoying-a-long-winter
a stanford researcher spent a year in nor... Read more
how appropriate - this week the fall challenge says declutter! and such timing! the dining room table was no longer visible under stacks of half open mail and disorderly hiking maps, and company coming. and i must say it did feel good to sit at ... Read more
blink. it's friday... oh no, i blinked and it's saturday already! seems like the weeks just zoom by.
the good news is that DH is finally getting back to himself, which has meant good long walks. the snow is getting closer, we see it in the ... Read more
so wednesday was as good as it gets, fitting everything in: a 15 minute bodyweight video, several walks during the day to add up to 15,000 steps (yes, we went out one more time in the evening just to hit the goal), 40 minute yoga video after wor... Read more
seems i have used this title before:-) on monday we took our morning walk (a nice seattle tradition - we get up, head for starbucks, and then take a long walk through the neighborhood to admire the gardens, and solve all the important Questions ... Read more
last day in seattle. DH has his second laser eye procedure this morning, and then we will head over the mountains - and most likely will see snow in the passes. i am hoping DH will be able to drive by then (he was in fine shape after the last pr... Read more
we are in the Big City for DH's doctor appointments (post cataract stuff), and that means lots of restaurant decisions. which means drawing on what beck says about travel, about eating out. i check menus beforehand, i have an idea of a plan, and... Read more