Tag Archives: home improvements

let’s catch up!

There’s been a lot happening in the seashell household the last 2 years.  For one, we have a new family member who arrived a year ago at Christmas.  Shadow is a black kitty, who is now almost 20 months old. … Continue reading

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What’s been happening lately

I haven’t had much to say lately.  Or maybe it’s that I have too much to say.  There seems to be a lot going on that is cluttering my mind. Willow had an appointment at the doggie dermatologist last week. … Continue reading

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time flies when you have energy

I simply cannot believe it’s been almost a week since I’ve written here.  Unfortunately, it has. I must admit, the acupuncture is working.  I have energy.  I am getting a lot accomplished.  I no longer just sit on my butt … Continue reading

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I am lazy and lethargic

I think I’m a lazy person.  Scuba Man would dispute that, but many times I feel like I’m being lazy. Although I know that writing this isn’t what a lazy person would do, it seems like a lazy endeavour, a … Continue reading

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the really big green rug

One of the drawbacks of living on an island is the lack of choices when it comes to shopping.  If you’re not looking for touristy items, there is rarely more than one good store to shop at, and most of … Continue reading

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in-between vacations

It’s not all fun and games when we come to the beach.  Scuba Man says it’s like an in between.  When we take a week off and stay in Richmond, it’s not like a vacation at all.  When we take … Continue reading

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subscription addiction

Should we subscribe to someone’s blog just because they subscribe to ours? This is a question I struggle with every time I get a new subscriber.  I subscribe to 21 WordPress blogs, some of which are daily, some weekly, and … Continue reading

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islanders

We drove through the villages of Rodanthe, Salvo, and Waves, on Hatteras Island, the day before the last bulk pick-up of hurricane Irene debris.  It was so sad. These three villages were the hardest hit during the storm.  The surge … Continue reading

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how unemployment got me out of debt

When I was laid off earlier this year, we didn’t panic.  Scuba Man made enough money to cover the basics, except for the beach house mortgage, as long as we didn’t spend unnecessarily. We spent a lot of time talking … Continue reading

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Day Zero

The Mission: Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days. The Criteria: Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and … Continue reading

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