Tag Archives: food

the kitchen gardener

One of the things I am looking forward to when we finally move to the beach is having a garden. Because of the possibility of seawater flooding and the deer we have that hang around our yard, it will not … Continue reading

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the weekend that was

It didn’t start so great. I had dental surgery Friday afternoon. Not a fun way to start the weekend, especially once the anesthesia wore off!  I’m still in pain and the pain killers aren’t helping much.  I have not been … Continue reading

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the one thing

Sunday’s sermon at church was about The One Thing.  The one thing we want to accomplish that will make the most impact on our lives.  Just that one thing. As it’s almost the middle of the year, it was a … Continue reading

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it’s funky time again

As in, I’m in a funk and I need to get out of it.  I know most of the reason is total sadness about Brian, the feeling of such a loss.  Concern for my sister and wishing I could take … Continue reading

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then Thursday turned into Friday in Paradise

Thursday was another perfect day in Cozumel.  We chilled after breakfast, reading on the balcony of our room.  Our friends were due to arrive at lunch time.  I have to admit I was excited to see them.  We haven’t seen … Continue reading

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All around Paradise

Wednesday we took advantage of another perk, which was a free rental jeep for 24 hours.  After breakfast, we got in the Jeep and drove all around the island. We started driving north west, which 5 years ago wasn’t much.  … Continue reading

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Monday and Tuesday in Paradise

Monday was a day of pampering for me, as if staying here wasn’t pampering enough.  Part of the package for the all-inclusive is a certain number of spa credits.  Of course I took advantage of those.  After spending the morning … Continue reading

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The Drunk Diet: How I Lost 40 Pounds…Wasted

The Drunk Diet: How I Lost 40 Pounds…Wasted: A Memoir by Lüc Carl was a fun book to read.  It’s more than just a memoir.  It’s like having your friend kick you in the butt to start eating right and … Continue reading

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a snickers bar can save you money

I am a regular reader of Get Rich Slowly, a financial blog.  Although I am months behind on reading it, I save every email and read them as I have time.  Today, I found this really interesting post from August … Continue reading

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giving up Facebook for Lent

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, for those that follow the Christian calendar.  It marks the beginning of Lent.  Lent is the penitential preparation of the believer.  One of the ways to prepare is through self-denial. Although many believe that fasting has … Continue reading

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