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Oh Goodness Me!
Saturday, February 27, 2021      9 comments

I truly think I am an open-minded kindof gal; I will try new things as long as they are safe and not too out of the ordinary. Is going on a dating site crazy???? Well, I am beginning to think so. You see, this is how the whole situation unfolded... Read more
It's Finally Happened....
Sunday, February 21, 2021      10 comments

I am tipping my hat to all those ladies out there that gave me suggestions how to prepare for a winter electrical outage and no water when the next time happens. And believe me, there will be a next time. I am a firm believer in global warming; ... Read more
Still...
Saturday, February 20, 2021      13 comments

I truly believe one will never takes for granted when one is without something for some time. Seriously, WATER? But before I begin with that, I will NEVER EVER take for granted for electricity! I was without it in freezing weather for 4 days. Th... Read more
I Am Safe.
Thursday, February 18, 2021      15 comments

I am loss for words but I am sure as I type a way, the words will come flowing out. Yes, I moved to Texas to be with my family members who moved here last year. Yes, the move was horrendous because I am a true blue Californian gal all my life an... Read more
Wow.
Friday, February 12, 2021      9 comments

Well now I think I have seen everything! We are having a freeze due to the polar vortex and the tree branches all look like fragile thinly iced popsicles! It's in the 30's and I have never experienced weather like this in my entire life. Being a... Read more
Those Magic Moments!
Friday, February 05, 2021      11 comments

It's truly a gift when you see something and or hear something that completely becomes an AHA MOMENT and changes what you have been thinking for quite some time. Well, I got those gift(s) last night reading two comments from my yesterday's blog.... Read more
Change.
Thursday, February 04, 2021      9 comments

My heart and soul resides in Marin County, California. No doubt about it, it is just the way it is. Oh, I am not at all downplaying my new home, Austin TX, but seriously, the two states could not be more different in every aspect I have come acr... Read more
Admitting.
Sunday, January 31, 2021      12 comments

When it takes a village to help me, because of a situation I seem to have gotten myself into. I cannot easily accept help. I want to push my ego out of this big picture and be able to accept assistance from my family with grace and gratitude. Bu... Read more
The Good & The Good.
Friday, January 29, 2021      12 comments

Generally speaking, when unfortunate things happen my way, I try to deal with it and move on. But when you are dealing with an oversize "boot" on my leg due to two fractures in my ankle that included a surgery, it really takes a lot of energy to... Read more
Oh No!
Monday, January 25, 2021      20 comments

Just when you think you are embarking on smooth sails after a move out of state, purchasing a home, unpacking, figuring out which way is up...all hell breaks loose. Yep my friends, last week was a doozy for me. And here is the story: I was ... Read more
Life Here.
Monday, January 18, 2021      16 comments

It's such a grand feeling when you can be out of your comfort zone and be able to walk through it, feeling all the agonizing emotional pain and then get to the other side. I am pretty sure I am on the other side now. The heaviness and those extr... Read more
I Will Always Be A True Maringal.
Sunday, January 10, 2021      12 comments

I am a full believer that no matter how difficult things can get, you got to do what you have to do. Well friends, instead of me being a “marinate” in my beautiful California neighborhood, I have transformed (just a little) into an “Austonite.”... Read more
Big Change.
Friday, November 27, 2020      21 comments

I haven’t disappeared entirely my dear friends; I have just been swamped. Everyday I have tried to conquer my “to-do” list and it seems it just gets longer and longer… Lots have happened since my last blog. I have purchased an “adorable” ho... Read more
Change.
Wednesday, October 07, 2020      14 comments

I am finally settled back at home after being in Austin, Texas for over two weeks. The joy of being “MIMI” with my sweet adorable “just turned one” grandson Lev, were wonderful moments and the time spent with my daughter and SIL was great fun. W... Read more
The Move.
Monday, September 07, 2020      20 comments

Although it is quite sweltering here in California at this moment and the skies are hazy from our fires, I thought I would fill you in on what I will be doing within a year time. I have made a difficult but not so difficult (if that makes any se... Read more

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