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New week and its going to be a doozy
Monday, May 17, 2021      4 comments

Last night around 8 the kids principal sent an email about an incident at their school that had been written up in the local paper. Involves students and racial issues including blackface photos. Lots of questions here. Graduation week ... Read more
Neighborhood walking
Sunday, May 16, 2021      7 comments

A little over a year ago when the virus struck my daily walks were crowded. I would see so many people walking I probably got in an extra 500 steps from crossing the road so I wasn't near the walkers. No kidding, it was not unusual to see abo... Read more
Weirdest thing
Saturday, May 15, 2021      5 comments

I was 25 miles away from my home, at a grocery store with my mask on and someone says hello. It is friends from LA, 300 plus miles away who happened to be visiting the area. Had a brief chat that brightened my day and cant help but wonder what... Read more
Life lessons
Friday, May 14, 2021      7 comments

It is always best to listen to your inner voices or intuition I think. How many times have you had a feeling, this isn't right? Maybe I should not do this? Maybe I should do this? That feeling that you need to do something? We listen... Read more
New day
Thursday, May 13, 2021      4 comments

Whew, the taxes are filed electronically which was a big deal as I had to find the AGI from last year. But its done. Yesterday since I had an upset in the morning I decided to do all the things I had been putting off, talk to airlines about re... Read more
Thank you Sparkers!
Wednesday, May 12, 2021      2 comments

Thanks everyone for sharing all the things you do. This community is pretty remarkable. SP is an important part of my day and I really appreciate everyone. I also feel that somehow I didnt get left behind in the new ways of the world ... Read more
High of 95 today!
Tuesday, May 11, 2021      3 comments

I posted about the heat yesterday and some asked where I live. I am in a suburb of Sacramento California. This is off the charts hot, it is normally in high 70's in May. On top of the heat we had a very dry snow season and we have low wate... Read more
Temp highs in the 90's today
Monday, May 10, 2021      5 comments

So summer temps are here. I am always challenged by dinner when its so hot. I dont feel much like eating or cooking when the temps are so high as the long hot days leave me drained. I dont feel like cooking heavy meals when its hot and I usua... Read more
Happy Mothers Day
Sunday, May 09, 2021      2 comments

Blessing and love to everyone on Mothers Day. Have a fantastic day... Read more
Saturday on a lovely May Day
Saturday, May 08, 2021      2 comments

Just took the dog out and it lovely out. Quiet, some birds just waking up, very still, cool but will be warm. Love that time of the morning when you dont hear a car or another person. Puppy is really getting the hand of housebreaking. ... Read more
Friday again
Friday, May 07, 2021      4 comments

Here it is and its Friday. Whew. Im in bed with SP, and my big lovely Persian cat is sitting on my head. Yesterday I got my hair cut and she uses product on my hair. I do not at home. Whenever I have some sort of spray on my hair he is dr... Read more
Decision making
Thursday, May 06, 2021      3 comments

Discussing decision making with a 19 year old. First year of college under her belt. However, she did it in her bedroom in her grandparents home. Not what she expected. She is going to be off to Portland in August and in an apartment. Dis... Read more
Family get together
Wednesday, May 05, 2021      5 comments

Last night we saw family for the first time in over a year. Our nephew is a triathlete and very concerned with catching covid so we have not seen him. He is now fully vaccinated and we had a dinner. Such a wonderful time. We are gra... Read more
Hello Tuesday
Tuesday, May 04, 2021      3 comments

Our winds have been fierce for last two days. Makes it tough if you have allergies. Im usually pretty good but the amount of stuff in air was tough. Actually turned around and came home from my walk yesterday as my eyes were just streaming te... Read more
Oh those Hawks break by heart
Monday, May 03, 2021      5 comments

For the third time this year the hawks nest has fallen out of the palm tree. This time they lost two eggs. Yesterday when I was planting I heard them so upset and I walked down and there were the broken eggs. Their grief is so intense. I w... Read more

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