Tag Archives: Friends

Snow or Surf

There is something beautiful about freshly fallen snow. Everything is white and sparkly. I’ve lived in snow country for my entire life although some areas received inches while other received feet. I’ve skated on ponds, sledded, skied, made snowmen, and … 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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Thankful

The weather is going to be in the low 50’s on Thursday, and our daughter came up with a plan to share a meal in an area where we can have good cross ventilation. Let me just say one thing … Continue reading

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Change

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou. I like that quote. This Thanksgiving will be the second year without family. When I look back at a long line of Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Thank you!

As of last Friday, we have received both shots of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine as part of the first wave of the >65 age group. We only traveled 8 minutes from home, and we’ve had no negative reactions. Check that milestone … Continue reading

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Friends

We’ve been hanging out with some very nice people down here in SC, and it has made me think about where we find our friends and how long we get to keep them. Life has a way of getting in … Continue reading

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On the road again

As you read this, we’re headed north from South Carolina to New England. It has been a blast, but as they say all good things come to an end. We’ll miss… Palm trees Long walks on the beach Beautiful sunrises … Continue reading

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When good friends mean good eating

Prior to our cross-country move ten plus years ago, we had great friends that we were closer to than some of our family. For years, we watched our kids grow up, attended business functions together, saw grandkids arrive, helped each … Continue reading

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What is family?

I’m a mother and a grandparent, and I dearly love my daughter and two grandchildren. But, the question I pose to you today is can individuals only be family through biology or marriage? Based upon experience, my thought is that … Continue reading

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Gardening and Repurposing

I love the word, repurposing. It sounds so much better than salvaging or being frugal. Repurposing a work bench into a potting table – it’s Yankee gardening at its best. After a dear friend passed away, his wife asked if … Continue reading

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