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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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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Afraid to Travel – Nah

Planning a trip is exciting!   Researching about the area you plan to visit, actually picking a place, then booking it.   We booked a trip over a year ago to Cambodia and Vietnam.  A bucket list trip. We thought we had everything planned.  Typhoid shots, Hep A & Hep B series shots, I even did the […]

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Land of Luxury – View over Estuary

It’s been a crazy, busy few months, but the end result has been so worth it!   Moving from my “Money Pit” house to the condo was something I should have done years ago.  My significant other and I decided to sell both houses and move into a condo together. While it was hard trying to […]

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Flat-Apartment living versus house

On a recent visit to Madrid, Spain as we were flying over the city looking down we noticed these bright colored buildings were dominating the city of Madrid.  Asking the local folks,  we discovered about about 65% of Spain’s population live in Flats, or what we in the USA call apartments.  Why?  Spaniards love to […]

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