UPCOMING BREAK

Dear Readers, I am just back from a very refreshing vacation, and I have lots of notes for future blogs. Let me just say nature was displayed in all its glory, and there was some danger, incredible food, and lots of relaxation.  We arrived home just in time to celebrate my 33rd birthday—that’s my story, […]

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Up for the Challenge?

We were all packed. A large bag of travel snacks was by my purse. Our Yeti containers were filled with water for the journey. The only thing missing was our travel companions, but it was not quite 6:30 a.m., the pickup time. Then the phone rang. Our daughter, Lu, and her husband, Doug, might not […]

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Vacation and Vaccination

Well, it seems I just cannot stay away from you people. Last week, we went to the central coast for a few days, and I kept saying to myself, I have to share this on my blog. So this will be a short one with mostly photos and some thoughts about vacationing post-vaccination. The biggest surprise was […]

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Wondering and Wandering in the Desert, Part I

We are in the last week of our month in the desert, and we have had so many experiences that they are swirling in my head like the images in the fancy kaleidoscopes sold at the art shows that dot the Coachella Valley most weekends … … Like the gentleman dressed in the navy cotton […]

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Finding Time to Write

I would like to replace next Sunday’s blog with one entitled, “Finding Time to Write,” but I’m not sure I will have time to write it. I actually sent that text to my wonderful editor, Angela. So … what is wrong with this picture?  I remember when retirement was closing in, and just once, I […]

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