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July 14, 2021 - Water Leak Repaired
Wednesday, July 14, 2021      5 comments

Our street was weeping since Monday morning...literally water coming up through the cracks in the pavement. Guy came out, surveyed it and the next day several trucks & a backhoe showed up to further investigate. It being trash (3 separate trucks... Read more
July 4th, 2021 - We hold these truths to be self-evident,
Sunday, July 04, 2021      6 comments

that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. In the age of trying to deny the rights of many people, this caused me ... Read more
July 1, 2021 - It has been a whole year!
Thursday, July 01, 2021      6 comments

emoticon Happy Canada Day to my many dear Canadian Friends. I hope to connect with all of you 'on the other side'... Read more
June 18, 2021 - Happy Fathers Day to all Fathers of all Kinds
Sunday, June 20, 2021      4 comments

Trying a onekidsmom trick of positing my blog (you see I follow her everywhere) here. So please so many friends are joining the blog world. I think blogs were meant to help us connect without asking for something or telling us we need to do some... Read more
June 15, 2020 - California Opens Up
Tuesday, June 15, 2021      6 comments

I have to be honest, I was blessed that the Pandemic and subsequent shut downs did not have an extreme impact on my life. I missed many things, but it did not frustrate me to wear a mask or eat outdoors or stay 6 feet away from people. Did I lik... Read more
June 7, 2021 - Why do I feel like I have just lost my best friend...?
Tuesday, June 08, 2021      10 comments

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June 1, 2021 - Getting Away for a Few Days
Tuesday, June 01, 2021      9 comments

Leaving tomorrow morning for a road trip up the Center of California to the family farm. It's 8 hours, and I have company the first 5 with my friend Jane, who will visit her sister in Fresno. I can probably add an hour to the trip for that diver... Read more
May 30, 2021 - Trying not to be discouraged with the American People
Sunday, May 30, 2021      14 comments

"Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it." - Unknown One of my gr... Read more
May 29, 2021 - some fun planned, yet I always have time to remember
Saturday, May 29, 2021      9 comments

Late lunch with some 'of the girls' today at California Pizza Kitchen (CPK). Will check out the menu to plan for lunch. Our hostess loves the lettuce wraps so that is a great start for the group of 6. Hope to linger and catch up. Then ther... Read more
May 24, 2021 - Making some investments in me
Monday, May 24, 2021      13 comments

Things are opening up again and my little blue 'retirement' notebook can now be resurrected. Last month it was membership in the small all-volunteer Alta Vista Botanical Garden. https://altavistabotanicalga
rdens.org/ Very inexpensive ... Read more
May 22, 2021 - 2 "big" events in one day
Saturday, May 22, 2021      8 comments

Since I retired and started 'committing myself' to a plethora of new activities, I have come to realize I don't need to be busy all the time. In fact I decided to live each day simply and limit the outside to 1 event per day. But today is one of... Read more
May 21, 2021 - Sometimes I wish I lived near my family...and then it passes.
Friday, May 21, 2021      9 comments

My sister Joan (in the middle) turned 83 yesterday, here with her son Jon and his wife Cindy and their pup Lucy at Half Moon Bay. Looks like a bea... Read more
May 19, 2021 - I am mad at Elkie
Wednesday, May 19, 2021      9 comments

This little bugger just destroyed her 3rd dog bed. She knows I am mad at her. I ordered a 'indestructable' (with caveats) new bed. We will see.... ... Read more
May 18, 2021 - A lot of Elkie activity yesterday...where to today
Tuesday, May 18, 2021      7 comments

We took our walk and met a couple who asked about Elkie's service training...so we crossed the street and engaged in a 30 minute conversation about Elkie, CCI, planning for retirement, living in such a 'fallen world', relocation, and the joy of ... Read more
May 16, 2021 - Bonus Blog
Sunday, May 16, 2021      6 comments

Did not get out to the garden as I had planned, though did pick up a few things and water some things that were under cover from the rain...got my garden photos: ... Read more

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