Tag Archives: simplicity

this is what I imagined

We’re at the beach for the long weekend. Our niece and our three “grand” kids are here. The house is full; of people, of noise, and of laughter. This is one of the ways I imagined things would be like … 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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it’s nice to know I’m not the only one

I haven’t been blogging, or even reading blogs, very much lately.  I’ve been in a funk which I am struggling to get out of.  Work has been very busy, which hasn’t helped.  This week I’ve been working on some very … Continue reading

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The Florida Weekend

The first weekend in May, we flew to Florida to visit with our nephew, his wife, and their new baby.  Caleb was 7 weeks old.  He’s the first grandchild on Scuba Man’s side of the family, so it’s a pretty … Continue reading

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being connected…being unplugged

When I gave up Facebook for Lent, I thought it would be hard.  It was at first, but then it became easier.  Much easier.  To the point that I didn’t get on FB until the Tuesday after Easter.  When I … 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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it’s anything goes Tuesday

Anything except television, that is. In an effort for us to not watch so much television, we decided we would start having one night, maybe two, a week without watching the TV at all.  This leaves the evening to do … Continue reading

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I got stuck by pins and needles

Not exactly pins, but needles.  I tried acupuncture Monday.  It was…strange but relaxing. I seem to be exhausted most of the time, physically exhausted.  I’m too young for that!  I talked to my family doctor about it, and he changed … Continue reading

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B is for Beach

Avon has beautiful beaches.  Actually, on the ocean side, it’s one, long, beautiful beach.  On the bay side, they are broken up some by bulkheads at the end of residential roads. The beaches on the sound side aren’t used too … 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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