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Yesterday I Redid My Vision Board
Sunday, February 14, 2021      11 comments

A year or so ago I made a vision board. It focused on healthy eating, exercise, travel and the people I love. At first I looked at it regularly and thought about it; but once we redecorated the front bedroom, it ended up leaning up against a ... Read more
Don't Be A Mrs. Twit! Courtesy of Children's Author, Roald Dahl
Friday, February 12, 2021      8 comments

Some of you know that while our community library is closed due to Covid-19 restrictions, I've been picking up books from some of the free little libraries that people create in their front yards. I've also picked up a few books for Aria ... Read more
Vaccine Frustration
Tuesday, February 02, 2021      10 comments

Shortly after my son moved back to Canada to accept a tenured position as a physics professor, about 20 years ago, he began to comment that the Canadian government was cutting financial support for scientific research. Now we are paying f... Read more
Vaccine Frustration
Tuesday, February 02, 2021      6 comments

Shortly after my son moved back to Canada to accept a tenured position as a physics professor, about 20 years ago, he began to comment that the Canadian government was cutting financial support for scientific research. Now we are paying f... Read more
Projects during Covid-19 Lockdown
Sunday, January 17, 2021      12 comments

It’s been 10 months now, and I’m struggling to find projects that I WANT to do rather than projects that I SHOULD do... and there certainly are lots of the latter. This week-end I decided to sort the books in our back bedroom... wonder wh... Read more
Spark Friends
Thursday, December 31, 2020      14 comments

Since joining SP in 2011, I’ve seen Spark Friends come and go. Some deleted me; I’ve deleted others because they didn’t have the time or the inclination to answer my comments or questions. I’m pretty demanding of my friends, I guess... because... Read more
Very Frustrated!
Saturday, December 19, 2020      11 comments

I know that government leaders everywhere are doing the best they can, and I know there are conflicting demands being presented to them. Reduce pandemic deaths or keep small businesses from going bankrupt... is it possible to do both at the sam... Read more
I Came to a Conclusion Today
Thursday, November 05, 2020      15 comments

Peter keeps track of all kinds of statistics each year with the Sprite, the Alfa and the 4 bikes. He likes to end the season with each vehicle at an exact # on the odometer. The goal this year with the Sprite is to end at 53,000 miles. Last w... Read more
Handmade Christmas Gifts
Monday, October 26, 2020      16 comments

Some of you have kindly asked me to post pictures of the Christmas gifts I am making this year. Today I finished the 5th set of embroidered pillowcases, and will mail the first set to Dorothy, in Amsterdam, tomorrow. This will be the first... Read more
Covid is getting closer to home...
Thursday, October 22, 2020      10 comments

Our son-in-law, who is a police officer, learned today that the son of a person he works with every day has tested positive for Covid-19 and has to quarantine for 14 days. Everyone in the office is being tested... we will just have to wait to s... Read more
My first ride in a hotrod!
Saturday, October 10, 2020      12 comments

Yesterday one of Peter's friends from the pipe band came down to go out with Peter in the Alfa. He brought his hotrod (1938 much modified Plymouth), and took me out for an hour before he and Peter headed out. Here are pictures. The first ... Read more
5% Fall Challenge
Sunday, October 04, 2020      8 comments

I've gained 5 lbs. since mid-August; I honestly think I really gained them in the last 3 weeks, since the wedding. We worked really hard getting everything ready, and were both tired when the wedding was over. I didn't walk; I didn't do ot... Read more
Siobhan & Chris's Wedding 19.09.20
Tuesday, September 22, 2020      13 comments

Siobhan's day started at 5:45 when she got up to put on a crockpot of butter chicken. Aria and I got up about 7, and we let Peter sleep until 10. After getting our hair done, we set up the tables in the yard and had brunch. Peter and I we... Read more
Why do we blog?
Sunday, September 06, 2020      17 comments

A couple of months ago I was going through a rough time dealing with the limitations imposed by Covid-19. Peter and I are 80 and 76 years old. One of the things that attracted us when we met 20 years ago was our love of travel, and the many pl... Read more
Some new garden pictures
Wednesday, September 02, 2020      19 comments

From the arbor looking toward the back yard. N... Read more

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