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Brody bits... update
Thursday, November 05, 2020      14 comments

Hi everyone! Remember me?? Mom has been telling me I should post an update so here it is. Riley and I are now "retired" from our jobs as therapy dogs. It goes way back to September, 2019 - just as I was getting started on my visits with our... Read more
Brody bits... we're going to summer school!
Wednesday, June 26, 2019      11 comments

Within minutes of finishing up my last report (you remember the one where I moaned about the long quiet summer ahead without my scheduled visits???), "Mom" changed the plan... But first, in case you didn't already know (and because someone... Read more
Brody bits... school's out for summer
Saturday, June 22, 2019      10 comments

By popular demand... I'm back!! (ok... maybe just one request - this one's for you LOSEDAPOUNDS) Just kickin' back here waiting for some of that summer-like weather (that Mom keeps whining about) to appear. Me? I kinda like it on ... Read more
My least favorite part of winter
Saturday, February 16, 2019      13 comments

… is the ice. I know for a fact that I am not the only person who has slipped and fallen on this week’s ice. Thank... Read more
Brody bits... need a smile?
Thursday, February 14, 2019      14 comments

Today was a school visit on Brody's calendar. We've been going earlier in order to meet with a couple of fifth graders just as the school day is getting under way and before "instruction time" kicks in. That means we arrive as the buses are... Read more
Oops - it happens
Sunday, January 13, 2019      18 comments

As I was wrapping up this second week of January, it looked like I was really running on all cylinders and crushing this week's goals/intentions. I even was filling in all the "bubbles" I drew in my planner. Last night, I had set my alarm earl... Read more
So far so good...
Saturday, January 05, 2019      11 comments

and a long way to go! Thank goodness it was a short week because by Friday night I was barely hanging on. Not because I didn't have meals plan... Read more
Watering the flowers
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      13 comments

It's a new year and I am welcoming 2019 with some words that I came across just the other day... As an amateur gardener, with years of practice... Read more
It's here...
Monday, December 31, 2018      10 comments

No matter how you choose to acknowledge the turning of the calendar may your new year be filled with hope, peace, and joy.... Read more
Two to go...
Saturday, December 29, 2018      8 comments

No panic... no stress... just a wee bit of aggravation that a package wasn't delivered yesterday as "promised." Guess it got "lost" as it was on th... Read more
Only three left!
Friday, December 28, 2018      9 comments

Sounds like some kind of a sale is going on... emoticon !!??!! Not quite. I'm feeling just a tad bit sentiment... Read more
Four days til 2019!
Thursday, December 27, 2018      9 comments

Day 5 report - Yes! I made progress at kitchen/food de-cluttering. It was trash day so I had a wee bit of extra motivation to clean and throw. Se... Read more
5...Another countdown begins
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      11 comments

Am off to a slow start this morning. It's noon: am still in my jammies drinking a second cup of coffee and the dogs are still napping (all are rare occurrences or should I say indulgences?) Am doing a bit of pre-planning for "the plan" ... Read more
Looking forward to "normal"
Wednesday, December 12, 2018      9 comments

Today marks the day I hand over my "nanny duties" to her daddy and head back home to my "normal" life. It was sad to send my niece and great-niece #1 off to school and daycare earlier this morning. But I got a big hug and a supply of air kiss... Read more
Making a list and checking it twice
Saturday, December 01, 2018      7 comments

So much anticipation - endings (2018) and beginnings (Advent and the coming New Year); a time for reflection and planning. Today I have a whole day... Read more

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