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Just a quick note to my Sparkie friends

Monday, June 15, 2020

I know it has been awhile since I have posted a blog... but I'm still here and doing well. The hubby and I have been busy busy busy. We will be moving to AZ this Fall and are selling our Oregon house. Taking care of two places has just gotten to be too time consuming. We need more time to golf :-) We still have our RV also and will be doing more traveling; and will most likely spend several months in the Summer in Oregon. Our daughter is buying the house and we have an RV hook-up on property so that will be convenient. They currently live in a very nice area and prices have kept going up so are going to take advantage of that. They have plans to build new in a couple of years so our place will be great for them in the interim.

Some of you may know that our beloved cat Scamp passed away about a year and a half ago. We had her for 16 years and it was a hard loss really leaving a void. On a happy note, we did get TWO kitties last year that have brought us a lot of joy. Tobie and Sophie. They are now a year and a half old (brother/Sister) and are bundles of energy. We got them a ZiggyDoo Cat wheel and they use it many many times everyday. They have learned how to CATtapult each other off the wheel and sometimes go back and forth tossing each other off. It really is hysterical. I wanted to post the video but see that isn't an option anymore. I do have the video on my Facebook page if you want to take a look. Here is a picture of the two little terrorists when we first got them.

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    emoticon I was wondering if you moved. We are also moving in the spring to AZ. Starting the purge & trying to figure it all out now. My family is all there & its time to be around them. We are selling our WA home also. Excited to hear more on how you did it, what you did. It is all so Exciting!!

    In 2015, we tried to move to So Cal - but after 6 months, my hubby came back - Thank god I didnt sell our home at that time. And I am glad we waited. My mom moved to AZ in Feb 2020, right at Covid start. We really learned the importance on being together as a family again. I have traveled there twice since Summer.
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    PS - We are moving to Casa Grande, AZ in April 2021
    36 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/17/2020 12:36:55 PM
    85 days ago
    I'm glad you are doing well.Those kittens are adorable!
    152 days ago
    Awesome!!!!!! All the way around! Sounds like good things are happening!
    194 days ago

    201 days ago
    Oh, my goodness...how adorable they are!
    Lucky you.
    Sounds like a wonderful plan to retire to AZ and still be able to visit in OR...win-win!
    Are you two still low-curbing?
    How is your guy’s health?
    So good to hear from you!
    Are we friends on FB?
    I am Elizabeth Henley Westcott there .
    220 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/14/2020 4:38:51 PM
    Will miss you when you leave us here in Oregon---lol. Hope you love it and will be really happy. The kitties are adorable!
    220 days ago
  • ALBERTA119
    The three of you are adorable!
    220 days ago
    Rhonda, it's great to hear this upbeat update! It sounds like you're in for some good times ahead--moving to sunny Arizona and selling your Oregon house--to your daughter! What a wonderful arrangement--you don't have to feel sad about leaving a house with lots of good memories, and you have the RV hookup so you can spend lots of time with your daughter, always with the option of retreating to alone time in the RV. Perfect!

    Your kitties are adorable! CATapulting each other?! They look so innocent in that pic with you holding them, but it sounds like their naughty, fun-loving streak keeps you totally entertained! I would love to see that!
    220 days ago
    Your kitties are so stinkin' cute! I love the idea of the wheel. Good exercise for them! Sounds like a great opportunity for you all with the house. Best of luck with the moving and I hope y'all have more golf in your futures! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    220 days ago
    220 days ago
    What cuties! emoticon
    220 days ago
    Tobie and Sophie are so cute! I've not heard of a ZiggyDoo Cat Wheel. Sounds like they enjoy it!

    Best wishes to you with the down sizing. Sounds like the move will support many which is nice.

    220 days ago
  • HOLLYM48
    Cute kittens!! Enjoy them. Nice to see you again!
    220 days ago
    emoticon What cutie bundles of fur.

    Congrats on the down sizing. We talk often about a second home near DD ... but alas ... St Louis just doesn't impress us.

    Happy trails. RVing is the ... bomb.
    220 days ago
    Good to know you are doing well. Thanks for the update.
    221 days ago
    Good luck to you! Love AZ. And wonderful that your DD is buying your house.

    Your 2 little fur babies are adorable!

    HUGS and good to hear from you.

    221 days ago
    Cute fur babies
    221 days ago
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