Category Archives: New England

Lesson from the toilet

Yes, I know, that title can be a put off, but this self-deprecating story is about a toilet experience that I want all of you to avoid. As many of you may know, as one ages one becomes more familiar … Continue reading

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Outdoors

Happy Monday after Mother’s Day! I hope everyone who comforts and loves others had a wonderful day. I spent part of my day with Mother Nature which always puts a smile on my face. There was also a decadent but … Continue reading

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Spring

How’s the weather in New England? John Hric, our fellow blogger said it best. “It is a rollercoaster ride. Please remain seated until the ride comes to a full and complete stop. Keep your seat belt fastened and your crash … Continue reading

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Bees

Respectful, fascinated, or afraid? Those three words probably cover most of us when the subject of bees is brought up. Many are able to live and let live while some are extremely allergic and an interaction requires medical attention quickly. … Continue reading

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Butterfly bush

Attracting butterflies and other pollinators is a hot gardening topic right now and has been for a while. There are a lot of plants that attract them. You can find lists of plants coming from various points of view on … Continue reading

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Seeds

Those who count gardening as a hobby or a passion are itching to get going. Up here in the Northeast unless you have a greenhouse, there is still some wait time before you can start digging in the soil outdoors. … Continue reading

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Driving

As I ‘mature,’ I admit I probably drive a little less aggressively, and I don’t drive at night unless I need to. I guess that naturally happens when you are in the third chapter of the three chapter book of … Continue reading

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New Year

The Christmas holiday is over, and I sincerely hope you all had a nice weekend. Good company, good food, and lots of laughter sure are positive remedies for the body and the soul. We’ll hope for family next year. Hmm, … Continue reading

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Holiday favorites

It’s here – the week before Christmas, and it makes me smile because of the great memories. Do you have favorite memories? I do and maybe you’ll share one or two of yours. Favorites: Memories – Sugar on snow (hot … Continue reading

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Cards

Do you send Christmas cards? I find great comfort in sending Christmas cards. I pull out the old address book and think about each person and wonder how they are doing. Yes, I have contacts on my phone and laptop, … Continue reading

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