My Favorite Summer Read of the Season!

Since I’m not able or willing to risk traveling right now I’m reading “Stories” It was written by Alvaro Rojas “From my travels to every country in the world.” . . . On Dec 6th he became the youngest Spaniard to visit every country. He was inspired by a headline he saw in the paper […]

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“You are So Lucky”

If I had a dime for every time I heard “You are so Lucky”  “You Win Everything” , I wouldn’t have to work so hard to enter or win contests.  I still consider sweepstakes a hobby that I love to work at to win. What do I like to win?  I mainly enter to win […]

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Life’s U-Turn – Finding My New Norm during Covid-19

This year moving to New Smyrna Beach, my life hasn’t quite turned out the way I planned, but I’m “Slowly” adapting to my new norm.   Only one problem, I haven’t figured out what my new norm is yet or what I want to do? With these uncertain times I think everyone is trying to find […]

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New Normal – Quarantine – Masks

While in quarantine I had plans of getting a lot of things done on my to do list, so when we get back to normal life I can do more of the things I love.  Having time now is not an issue since I’m mostly confined to home, but I have only managed to accomplish […]

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I’m Not Normal – Fibromyalgia

Sitting in the doctor’s office and hearing the doctor say to me “You Are Not Normal” was a real wake up call.  Whose body is normal and follows all the medical guidelines?  The only good thing he did say to me was “Listen to your Body”.  I still follow that advice today.   After many extensive […]

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Simple Life – Forced Quarantine (Finally in Florida)

My Grandmother used to say to me “Don’t you ever just sit and relax”?   Well, grandma I am finally learning to take life a little slower.  Instead of sitting on my back porch relaxing and talking with loved ones looking out over the farmland,  I’m sitting with a glass of wine watching the sunset on […]

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An Apple a Day Will Keep the Doctor Away

Okay, I don’t think the old cliche’ “An Apple a Day will Keep the Doctor Away” will be possible right now with the CoronaVirus.    However, when it is time for my annual visit to the Doctor, I’m sure it will take place by video chat and not the usual face to face visit.  My […]

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People are like Sea Shells on the Beach

Walking on the beach this morning and looking at the collection of sea shells I realized a similarity between humans & sea shells.  How could I compare people to sea shells?  Just like people sea shells come in different sizes, shapes, colors and all have a story to tell.  Some of the sea shells are […]

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Finding Peace in a Chaotic World

Usually I like to write about my travels, but since the world is being confined to their homes I will now have to resort to other subjects.   For those of you who don’t know me I downsized and moved to a condo across from the beach in New Smyrna, Florida.  As lock down is inevitable […]

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Regretfully – Cancelling Bucket List Trip

Regretfully, we had to cancel our upcoming bucket list trip to Vietnam/Cambodia. A few of the trip highlights were going to be spending the night on a junk boat in Halong Bay,  visiting Ankgor Wat, the Killing Fields Museum, and cruising down the Mekong river on Amawaterways.  Watching the Coronavirus outbreaks and quarantines over the […]

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