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Staying Positive
Friday, March 27, 2020      16 comments

Yesterday was a bit of a downer for me at least for part of the day. We had to have some work done in the house and we had the workers wear gloves and we stayed outside. It took longer than we wanted and were getting antsy just sitting around ... Read more
Taking It Easy Today
Wednesday, March 25, 2020      14 comments

The days aren't very different now. We get up have tea and breakfast, watch the news, take Fletcher out and then go out for a walk. Most days I take at least a 30 minute fast walk but today I am taking shorter strolls just to break it up. O... Read more
As the World Turns
Monday, March 23, 2020      9 comments

No, not the soap opera.....just every day changes we are all encountering. Yesterday was a great day here in Florida. Started with a walk with Fletcher and then headed to an open air service at the chapel where we were all in golf carts... Read more
Gathering Together
Sunday, March 22, 2020      15 comments

How do you gather together in the age of social distancing and stay at home? Well our chapel here in Florida conducted an out door service this morning where we came in golf carts, cars and by foot. All required to stay at least 6 feet apart. ... Read more
Resilience and Spirit
Friday, March 20, 2020      14 comments

In this trying times it is wonderful to see all the ways that people all over the world are showing resilience and spirit. Like these examples: Local yoga studio will be offering on line classes starting Saturday. Movie theater setti... Read more
Happy Thoughts
Thursday, March 19, 2020      17 comments

What a time we are living in! Try as I might to avoid the news, I get updates all the time. right now I am on our patio and looking through Spark where the positivity is fantastic! And I'm looking at the bright blue sky and just enjoying th... Read more
Every Day Something New
Sunday, March 15, 2020      17 comments

Here in Florida we are adjusting to a new way of life. Friday we got the news that all dining rooms and the fitness center were closed until April 6. Our friends stopped after learning that and we had wine out on the patio and I heated up pizz... Read more
Catch it Quickly
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      15 comments

We have been in Florida for about 6 weeks and just loving it. Now that the big things have been done in the house we are finding time to just "live" here and not feel like we are in the construction/design business. For the most part I've bee... Read more
A whole different life!
Saturday, February 01, 2020      17 comments

It is hard to believe that just three weeks ago we got to Florida and there was so much to do! The house was basically a construction zone and thankfully we had our bed assembled. Three short weeks later it feels like a home! got the fallin... Read more
Settling in to Our New FL Home
Tuesday, January 21, 2020      17 comments

it is hard to believe that two weeks ago we were leaving Mt Kisco, NY to drive to FL. And today we woke up in our new Florida home and it is really getting to feel like home. While I came here in October to get the internet hooked up among the... Read more
All our bags are packed...
Monday, January 06, 2020      19 comments

All our bags are packed and we are ready to go! The POD got loaded and amazed at how much got in there! It got picked up today and will be delivered to our Florida house on the 15th. Realized that we do not have one lamp in the new house sin... Read more
What Will it Take?
Thursday, January 02, 2020      15 comments

For years I chased the "best diet" hoping against hope that I'd find that magic bulllet where I'd lose weight and keep it off. Of course the fallacy of that thinking was that I figured I'd go on the diet and when I hit my goal I could basically... Read more
Changing Food Preferences
Sunday, December 29, 2019      14 comments

Back in October 2011 I decided to make some changes and one change was to choose to eat healthy most of the time. Over time the way I eat has really changed and I pretty much follow Michael Pollan's advice to eat "real food, less of it, more pl... Read more
...Yet we do it!
Saturday, December 14, 2019      17 comments

emoticon Cloudy this morning and rain predicted throughout the day. When I took Fletcher out it wasn't raining ... Read more
The Power of Spark
Sunday, December 08, 2019      19 comments

This blog could also be titled "the power of communicating goals" since that is what happened. On Friday I posted about the Jingle Bell Run/Walk we planned to do on Saturday. It's a 5K at a local college and benefits The Arthritis Foundatio... Read more

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