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Getting things done!
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday we went over to the beach house and cleaned it for the open house today (keeping fingers crossed!). The floors weren't too bad but the spiders had been busy! Cobwebs everywhere... DH dealt with the outside and I tackled the inside. Aft... Read more
More fish...
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday DH was up early to go fishing and I spend the morning in the office, getting caught up. It was nice to have to office to myself and to be able to quietly work through my pile of stuff. Now my desk is clear!! Everything is entered and f... Read more
Quiet Christmas
Sunday, December 26, 2010      5 comments

We had a very quiet day yesterday. We sat outside on the deck, soaking up the sun and looking out over the bay. We Skyped with DD and SIL's family where she was staying. It was great to speak with her eventhough it was chaos and mayhem over ther... Read more
Christmas Eve (pics)
Saturday, December 25, 2010      7 comments

Last night we went to our favorite place on the beach to watch the lighted boat parade. Last year we were on a boat and this year we decided to watch it from the shore. There was a band ... Read more
Cooking my catch - part 2
Friday, December 24, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday I cooked the 2nd large fillet of fish. I covered it in taztziki (yoghurt) and spices, cooked in the pan in with tomatoes and mixed bell peppers. Cooked resu... Read more
Missing DD on her birthday
Thursday, December 23, 2010      6 comments

Today is DD's birthday, she is 23 and this is the first time she is not with us on her birthday. I miss her!! She left for England and Holland on May 5th a few days after graduation and we have only seen her on Skype. Thank goodness for modern t... Read more
Fishing! (pics)
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday we were up at 4:30am to go fishing for the day. We left the marina at just before 6am and went out in the Sea of Cortez to San Pedro Island, about 1-1/2 hours away. It was a little choppy and overcast, so we missed what would have been... Read more
Catching up on reading
Monday, December 20, 2010      3 comments

Friday, the day after we had our book club meeting, I started the book for next month. "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese. I read the first few chapters on Friday and picked it up again Saturday afternoon and was hooked! I finished yesterda... Read more
Christmas party
Saturday, December 18, 2010      7 comments

Last night was the Christmas dinner at the club, time to dress up a little... but not too much, that's for New Year's Eve :) I brought a slim black skirt and have a plain red top. The skirt was a little tight as I have put on a couple of pound... Read more
Misty mornings and bookclub
Friday, December 17, 2010      4 comments

This week we have had lots of misty mornings. I watch the sun come up and then the sea mist drifts into the bay. Sometimes the sun burns if off in an hour but other days it just hangs there... ... Read more
Lunch and dinner... (pics)
Thursday, December 16, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday evening we were out to dinner so I made my lunch a light one. Leftover fish, small potato pancake and some carrots. For DH I made (from scratch) beef patties i... Read more
Seamist and fish cakes (pics)
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday I experimented with fish cakes to use up some of the left over fish. I mixed the shredded fish with mashed potatoes and some herbs and spices and sauteed them in my grill pan. They weren't bad, DH liked them but they didn't make my "I... Read more
Yoga feels so good!
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      3 comments

I'm back in the habit of doing yoga first thing most mornings and it feels sooooo good! I'm not as creaky as I was last week and I can tell my balance has improved too. No more wobbles when standing on one leg and the rest of my body one way o... Read more
Flounder (pics)
Monday, December 13, 2010      4 comments

On Saturday we picked up a kilo of flounder and yesterday I cooked the lot. This is what it looked like before it went into the oven: Covered in tzatziki and cilantro ... Read more
Sunday, December 12, 2010      3 comments

It was a beautiful day with only a slight breeze. I was all ready with my skirt pulled over my kayak shorts The sea wasn't nearly a rough as last time and it allowed ... Read more

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