Category Archives: grandchildren

Whale Watch

For six out of the last seven years, I’ve taken my grandchildren on an “adventure.” This year — number seven — it will be whale watching. First, a little history. One of the things I never thought about was gifts … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Miss

It’s Friday … or Saturday … or Sunday … no Monday. But it is still time for Five Minute Friday. Under Kate Motaung’s direction at http://katemotaung.com/2016/05/05/five-minute-friday-miss/, hundreds of bloggers rally around a themed word and, well, write for five minutes. … Continue reading

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Four Days, Three Nights … and a Long Trip Back

If memories are measured in smiles, color last weekend an overwhelming success. There were more smiles per mile … and we put on close to 2,000 miles! To bring you up to date — in case you haven’t been following … Continue reading

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Hope … and Travels

The Five Minute Friday prompt this week is HOPE. I am going to piggyback on the prompt, but bypass the usual five minute format. But, please, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t check out what the other free writers contribute at … Continue reading

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Live

I don’t usually make resolutions for the new year, but this year, my mantra is going to very simply … live. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve always believed in living life to the fullest, sometimes in unpredictable ways. In fact, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Give

In the spirit of thanksgiving, this week’s Five Minute Friday spins off the word GIVE. So, for the next five minutes, let’s give it shot. The timer is set, so let’s GO One of the traditions Karen and I stumbled … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Bass

I live a very routine life. I may not perform tasks at the same time, but it’s generally in the same sequence. Quiet time. Make coffee. Check my glucose and blood pressure. Make breakfast. Take my pills. Turn on the … Continue reading

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