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Thursday, June 17, 2021      20 comments

I learned something about myself from this SP closing exercise. If something is ending - even something I don't want to end, something that I love and enjoy - my reaction is to just cut it off quickly and cleanly. Move on. Don't linger, do... Read more
My last blog
Tuesday, June 08, 2021      16 comments

I have just learned from my SP friend, Watermellen, that this site will be closing down soon. It is sad to say good-bye to all my friends here, after so many years of sharing our trials and triumphs with weight loss and healthy we... Read more
Friday, June 04, 2021      16 comments

How to get those vegetables into the menu... In the cold weather, for me, soup is the way to go. One pot of soup in the refrigerator can be added to and kept at the ready for every day. The soup can be eaten as the entire meal, or as a si... Read more
Sunday, May 23, 2021      11 comments

I am over-committed! I have just come through the busiest time for the photo club. And I still have other 'assignments' waiting to be done for other organizations I belong to. My schedule is so full that I have missed meeting with my book... Read more
A Home Project
Friday, May 14, 2021      16 comments

The brick walkway in front of our house has been in need of repair for a couple of years. The metal strip that was intended to keep the bricks in place along the side of the walk had long ago risen up out of the earth and was just posing in the... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts "Do what you can, where you are, with what you have."
Monday, May 10, 2021      80 comments

"Do what you can, where you are, with what you have." I have always attributed this quote to Eleanor Roosevelt - but Google tells me it was Teddy Roosevelt who said it. No matter. Whichever one of the Roosevelts said it - I am agreein... Read more
Photos on Exhibit
Monday, May 03, 2021      12 comments

Our photo club will soon be hanging our next exhibit. All of my entries were taken before the pandemic. Here is a preview of my photos. This was... Read more
Tyler Perry
Monday, April 26, 2021      10 comments

I did not watch the Oscars last night when I realized there would be no music, dancing, film clips, or comedy. (Those are the parts of the show that I like best.) Plus, I have not seen very many movies this year because of the pandemic. ... Read more
A beautiful spring day
Sunday, April 25, 2021      10 comments

Yesterday was a glorious spring day, with blue skies, flowering trees, and temperatures in the 70s. Our New England town was holding a meeting to vote on the proposed town budget; and because of Covid, that meeting was being held outside at th... Read more
Neighborhood Directory
Sunday, April 18, 2021      12 comments

This week I am updating our Neighborhood Directory. I live on a street shaped like a lollipop. Our road runs straight off the larger state road for a quarter mile, then ends in a large half mile circle. There are 23 homes, with every hous... Read more
Springtime has arrived!
Wednesday, April 14, 2021      9 comments

We received the schedule for our grandson's baseball games to be played in the next two months. There are flowering trees everywhere - overflowing with lush white or pink blossoms. Every night is full of chirping noises. Google... Read more
Rocks and Trees and ....Water
Sunday, April 11, 2021      11 comments

Two years ago, DH and I took a bus tour through the Maritime provinces of Canada. The scenery was beautiful - and several times I actually put my camera directly on the bus window as we rode by to try and capture some of the beautiful countrys... Read more
Ernest Hemingway Special on PBS
Wednesday, April 07, 2021      13 comments

Some friends and I are enjoying the PBS special on Ernest Hemingway. It is an in-depth view of the writer and his life told in something like six two-hour segments. (It can also be streamed, I believe.) In the Short Story Session that w... Read more
My Library Online
Thursday, April 01, 2021      11 comments

I am writing what was once meant to be a short article about the many good features of our town Library. As a member of the executive board of the Friends of the Library, I have been involved closely with the Library for many years. We hav... Read more
Maintaining a Balance
Tuesday, March 30, 2021      8 comments

It has been a busy time. Since last August I have been immersed in the project of getting a website built for the photo club that I started in 2017. With the pandemic, all our meetings have been online with Zoom and it made me aware of ... Read more

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