Looking Back – Moving Forward

Last week I shared my WOTY, (word of the year) in a post where I lamented about needing MORE. When you scroll through the following post, you might wonder WHAT I could possibly want more of, but if you go back and read the previous post, I think you will understand. 2021 was both challenging …

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Christmas Around Our House

Deck the Halls December is my favorite month of the year. It is filled with hope and promise and generosity in ways that far exceed commercial adaptations. It is when we express our love for one another in ways that range from simple and heartfelt to extraordinary and excessive. Our circumstances may have changed (lingering …

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Giving Thanks – November Recap

Fair warning, this is going to be a long and photo-intensive post. I had planned to break it into two separate posts, but time got away from me and I didn't pull it together in time. Personally, I think that is a good thing since getting caught up in living is generally healthier than having …

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Our Evolving Retirement

We were about five years into retirement when I started writing for a now defunct, on-line publication. My job was to write articles to inspire other retirees to visit the forum. Adjusting to retirement was still new. I had a lot to say and a lot to learn. The words I wrote then can still …

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