Monthly Archives: September 2014

Here’s to Old Friends

There’s nothing like getting together with close friends who knew you back in the day when you were young and thought you knew everything. And that’s exactly what I did this weekend. My core group of college friends had our … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: The Garden On 9-27-14

I’ve been feeling the pressure to pull up my summer annuals and replace them with mums and pansies, but my petunias, marigolds and geraniums are still putting on a show. I think I’ll enjoy them a while longer. Here’s what’s … Continue reading

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My Friday Routine

I was out with some college friends last night and as we were chatting someone commented that she didn’t remember me as being someone who liked routines as much as I seem to these days (laundry on Thursday evenings, food … Continue reading

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Runners, Dress to Be Seen!

I had a little scare yesterday. I arrived at the gym at 5:30 a.m. which means I drove in the dark. As I was going down a quiet neighborhood street I saw something move in front of my car. Straining … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Of Mulch and Roses

My morning started like this. I’m fortunate to live 40 minutes from a greenhouse that is nationally known and ships bare root roses across the country. The owner also sells roses in containers, and a few weeks ago when he … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Watch Jean Dance!

As I’ve shared before, I’m a sucker for a great active aging story. I saw this clip on Facebook. Ninety year old Jean Veloz is still swing dancing after all these years. Enjoy the clip, then check out her website … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Oh Garden, How I’ve Missed You!

It’s been a long week of long hours; I haven’t been in my yard since last weekend.  Today a morning commitment and an afternoon Celebration of Life service meant I had about two hours to play in the dirt. I … Continue reading

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Lifting Again

I’d been prohibited from weight lifting until I reached the six month milestone from my surgery for an incarcerated umbilical hernia surgery. That milestone came and went on August 21. Did I start lifting immediately. Um, no. Why? Fear. I … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: American Ninja Warrior

One of my guilty pleasures is watching American Ninja Warrior. This year I was cheering for two competitors: Kacy Catanzaro because like me, she’s female and Jon Stewart because like me, he’s 52 years old. Both of them were disqualified … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: The Hummingbirds

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