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Tax Time - Round # 2
Wednesday, March 11, 2020      6 comments

Was hoping to get taxes finished and off to the IRS. NO such luck. AARP has suggested we go to a paid preparer and hopefully we will not have to pay as much and the savings should cover the fee. Who would have thought it would be so difficult t... Read more
Fear?
Tuesday, March 10, 2020      6 comments

There seems to be a lot of that going around, between the choices for the upcoming presidential election, COVID-19 (a.k.a. coronavirus), aging and getting out of our comfort zone with lifestyle changes. Some things we have control over, and ot... Read more
Grand Time
Monday, March 09, 2020      7 comments

What a grand day to spend with the grands. Birds singing, hawk soaring, woodpecker pecking, mosquitoes buzzing. The sounds of children playing outside in the sunshine. Warm enough to make mud milkshakes. Nothing like late winter in Connecticut.... Read more
Wonderful Sunday!
Sunday, March 08, 2020      7 comments

Wow, I actually feel good and optimistic. It's been a long time since I felt like this. I'll take it. Perhaps it was the exercise that got my blood circulating. Grateful - Warm day! Weekly menu done! Open windows!... Read more
Simple Rituals/Routines
Saturday, March 07, 2020      6 comments

Create a simple ritual that honors your most meaningful choices. - Paula Eder, PhD. Healthy teeth - brush, floss daily and go for cleanings. Clean clothing - laundry is a must. Saving money - regular deposits. Routines/rituals make it e... Read more
Friday Fun Day
Friday, March 06, 2020      7 comments

Taking care of me. Why is it that I feel awkward about saying a got a 30 minute table massage. It is nice they offer it monthly at the senior center. I do look forward to it and even got hubby to go for a 15 min chair massage. It is nice to fin... Read more
Signs of Spring!
Thursday, March 05, 2020      7 comments

Ah, the anticipation of the fragrance of spring flowers and beautiful colors they bring to send winter's bleakness on it's way. Also the scent of skunk. Pew! Warmer temps have awakened them and now one is road kill near my home. Perhaps we sho... Read more
Let's Go Fly A Kite
Wednesday, March 04, 2020      8 comments

Breezy day today, almost too breezy for kite flying. White caps on the sun-sparkled river. It was a good day for breathing. I was impressed to see... Read more
Daily Highlight 366 - A Year of Highlights
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      7 comments

✨ Highlight - I took a break from composing my email to the legislators. But finished it up highlighting three points. Taking that break gave me the clarity I needed. So did reading WATERMELLEN's recent blogs and many other blogs. You guys give... Read more
Daily Highlight 365 - Forgot About February 29th
Monday, March 02, 2020      8 comments

✨ Highlight - It would have been a year of Daily Highlights, but I forgot about the 29th. So one more day, no biggy! Stress and anxiety abound because of my TO DO's. I have letters to craft to my state legislators on behalf of individuals with ... Read more
Daily Highlight 364 - Mindful Mondays
Sunday, March 01, 2020      7 comments

✨ Highlight - I know it is Sunday, but I like to plan ahead. This Spark article on Mindfulness sparked me: https://www.sparkpeople.
com/resource/wellness_arti
cles.asp?id=2577 1. Practice gratitude by letting one person... Read more
Daily Highlight 363 - Travel Through Food
Saturday, February 29, 2020      8 comments

✨ Highlight - In ALEXSGIRL1's Friday blog, she mentioned how the food reminded her of places she has been and people in her life. Yes, I like to travel through food. NOLA, Poland, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, Ireland, Korea, Ger... Read more
Daily Highlight 362 - CAMP
Friday, February 28, 2020      6 comments

✨ Highlight - My middle son is all packed and ready to go to camp for the weekend. What a blessing it is. He gets to hang out with folks more his age. Hubby is more concerned about food and resting. LOL Me, all I see are opportunities to get th... Read more
Daily Highlight 361 - Battery Life
Thursday, February 27, 2020      8 comments

✨ Highlight - Trip to the cardiologist revealed that middle son's pacemaker battery should last another 3-4 years. Maybe a bit more with the latest adjustments. It seems like he just got a new one. Perhaps my perception of time has been skewed b... Read more
Daily Highlight 360 - Mardi Gras is Over
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      6 comments

✨ Highlight - I already miss the festive spirit that is brought by Mardi Gras to the doldrums of winter. Hubby and I went vegan for 21 days a few years back and we survived, so I suggested going vegan during Lent to the family. That went over li... Read more

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