Gardening — Another passage

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All my life I’ve enjoyed gardening. There are few things as personally rewarding as harvesting your own fresh vegetables. Even when I worked I always found time for it and didn’t complain. OK, I complained but not a lot. Well, … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 30 – Timing, fall, service, fantasy, music,

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Houses – The beloved husband and I have been working on downsizing for at least five years. We can’t agree on the same house. Within the last year we have seen several houses that I put in the “20 years … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 7 – Mice, hiring, yellow zone, adjustments, Tess

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So proud! – We don’t have set chores in our family except that the beloved husband mows the grass and I catch the mice. This past week, he found a mouse in the office at 6 a.m. and wisely decided … Continue reading

Practicing my speaking skills

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My communication is moving from verbal to electronic and I love it. (Does that make me antisocial?) No awkward silences and quick to the point messages. Phone calls drag out. You call about one thing and before you know it, … Continue reading

Hello Mom? It’s me!

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I always miss my mom. Some days I miss her more than others. Sometimes I would love to share something with her. Other times I miss her views on life (always amusing but on target). I miss her unconditional love. … Continue reading

Change

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I have always embraced change. It brings good things even if you are not ready (I am specifically thinking of upgrades my computer!). You have to keep moving forward. Refusing to change helps no one, especially yourself. (This reminds me of … Continue reading

Semantics on aging

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I came across someone recently who took offense to the word “old.” It’s not a bad word. It doesn’t mean decrepit (which is a sad word). It doesn’t mean you are incapacitated. It only means that you have lived a … Continue reading