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Puzzles and Platters

This weekend, the BF Jim came to visit. We spent the day Christmas shopping, then listening to records and doing puzzles: Dinner was fondue with Cosmos, and a mini-marathon of “Sex and the City.” It was a fabulous day!

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Awakening

Thanks to a flurry of texts I received from coworkers yesterday, regarding issues at work, I woke up at 1:00am thinking about how to address the issues, and couldn’t get back to sleep. To be fair, they actually made it … Continue reading

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Re-entry

The hardest part about stepping out of the routine of your life for 12 days is stepping back into it. Unpacking, mail, bills, medical appointments, laundry, groceries, housekeeping…and the dreaded return to work. It’s not until you stop running your … Continue reading

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Im-pet-us

We are on the road and finishing the last leg of our journey to Arizona and back. We should be home in upstate New York by this afternoon, barring any unforeseen circumstances.  While I’m not looking forward to returning to … Continue reading

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Homeward bound

Last night we made it to Midland, Texas…barely. We got stuck in two traffic jams, the second of which ate up 3 hours trying to get to our hotel, just ten miles away. Uggh! Today, we made it to Springfield, … Continue reading

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Blog Buddy Bolster

Hey gang! An (ex-blogger) buddy, David, of Facing Traffic, has returned to blogging. I know some of you know/followed him, and some of you don’t/haven’t, but please pop over (by clicking the link in his blog name) and give him … Continue reading

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Wonderful

It’s been a wonderful visit with my big brother, and I’m sad to see it end. But I try hard to remember a valuable piece of advice: “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

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So this happened…

SQUEEEE!!!! I’ve sifted through the words I could use to express my feelings about seeing these two again – Happy. Joyous. Elated. Thrilled – but none of them seem adequate. Spending time with Spo and Someone was the high point … Continue reading

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Arizona Day 1

We had a busy first day in the desert. After coffee and eggs on the patio, we cleaned ourselves up and headed out for today’s adventure. First stop: The Desert Botanical Gardens. I forced my big brother to stop and … Continue reading

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Arizona Arrival

We arrived at my big brother’s house in Chandler, AZ at 5:00pm. After a tour of the house. we chatted a bit, then headed to dinner at nearby Pita Jungle, before returning home to chat more and have a night … Continue reading

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