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Entries from March 13th, 2015

Quote of the week: “… dive in.”

March 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Books, Musings, Quote of the Week

“Ask yourself what you’re not doing now that you’d do on the last day of your life.  Take the time you have now to look at your priorities through new eyes before reality forces you to.  Imagine yourself in that last year, six months, month, day.  Listen to your longings.  Ask yourself, What am I […]

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River Cruising in France

March 12th, 2015 · No Comments · photo of the week, travel, Website of the Week

I noticed a new posting by a great travel site, Gonomad, on river cruising in 2015.   In 2008, hubby and I took a river cruise in France with the Avalon company.  It was our first river cruise, and part of our four month sabbatical.  And the most expensive part of our sabbatical, and a bit […]

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Life Lesson: Laughter and life and enjoyment

March 9th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Lesson Learned

They did have fun. It usually involved other adults. Friends, male friends of my father’s, or if it was women, their wives. Mostly the women were a certain one or two of my mother’s five sisters. Drinking was always involved, music on the turntable – the turntable was part of the large piece of furniture-besides […]

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Spring, hope, peace, walk…

March 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Quote of the Week

“Hope is like a road in the country; there wasn’t ever a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.”  Lin Yutang   Here in New England, we hope for spring’s arrival.  We know it will come, yet when new corners of the house leak because the ice dam won’t […]

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Photo of the week: grammas and board games

March 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Grandparents, Musings, photo of the week

I posted recently about one grandmother; here’s the other – my father’s mother.  We shared a birthday date, and I realized recently that on several occasions a gift was given that the two of us would share.  This, I think, was one of a few board games I remember playing with her.  She and I […]

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