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But wait...there's more!

Sunday, March 01, 2015      11 comments

Snow, that is...just as things settle down, maybe a little melting on sunny days, here comes another 4-8 inches! Probably another day off from school, meaning school will last into the last week of June. Read more

Looking for book ideas

Monday, February 23, 2015      16 comments

My book group is meeting this week to discuss our latest book All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, an amazing book about a blind French girl and a young German man during WWII. Not an easy read by any means, but well worth the eff... Read more

And once again!

Friday, February 20, 2015      12 comments

Our Newport friends (we live on the other side of Narragansett Bay-over two bridges) called to see if we could meet them for dinner. emoticonRead more

The good, the bad and the ugly

Thursday, February 19, 2015      15 comments

Well, I am thrilled to have rejoined my original gym, which I left in 2009 in my efforts to get my DD into a lifelong habit of exercise by going to a smaller, closer gym. I left there last summer when my DD moved out of my house, into her v... Read more

My very own funny Valentine

Saturday, February 14, 2015      20 comments

Here we were in 1969 ~ahem~ shortly after marrying (at 16 and 19). And here we were a couple of years back at our second home in the Caribbean. Read more

Return of the gym rat!

Monday, February 09, 2015      17 comments

Woo-hooooo! I am so happy! I let my gym membership go last summer when my dear man's health crisis was just beginning. I was not happy with the maintenance/cleanliness of my gym anyway, and I was unable to get there regularly. I was walk... Read more

Fun in the snow!

Thursday, February 05, 2015      25 comments

We have had way more snow than usual this winter but we were able to take the kids out one warmish day and of course I grabbed my camera! Here's William, aged 4, who said he does not like gloves or mittens (gave in after about an hour outsi... Read more


Tuesday, January 27, 2015      19 comments

I am so very glad we filled the bird feeders yesterday...lots of action out there all day...can you see the beautiful Cardinal pair? Our snow started very lightly ye... Read more


Wednesday, January 21, 2015      11 comments

Just added an update to my previous blog...I sure hope it's true. emoticon... Read more

You are the best!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      10 comments

Thnx for all of the great ideas about what to do with my 90 yr old FIL's new addiction to sweepstakes the tune of $1000, so far. This is a man who would never in his life buy even a lottery ticket! I have passed on your ideas to ... Read more

Help! Elder care advice needed

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      17 comments

My FIL is 90, lives on his own with minimal help, but is getting more senile. He has started returning "sweepstakes" envelope and often encloses a check for processing or a filing fee, which is against the law, btw. We have shown him this in... Read more

Hahahahaha!?! To summarize?!?

Monday, January 19, 2015      16 comments

Sorry...just really noticed how looooooooooong my anniversary blog was! emoticon I said I would summarize?!? ... Read more

Happy 6th Sparkaversary to me!

Sunday, January 18, 2015      23 comments

Thank you for the kind notes and fun goodies, dear sparkpeeps! emoticon I joined SP on 1/11/09 but, like many fo... Read more

Just showing off!

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      17 comments

emoticon So far I am ahead in the daily fitbit challenge thrown down by my nieces and their hubbies! Only because... Read more

Taking those baby steps and doing it for me

Sunday, January 04, 2015      16 comments

I am taking our friend, Chris the Spark Guy's advice and focusing on baby steps. I need to get moving more. For a lot of reasons; my dh's health crisis, the coming of winter, my hip pain, etc., I have been eating more and moving less. I go... Read more

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