Category Archives: Early Retirement Life

It is More Important What you do Everyday than What You Do Some Days—Better than Before by Gretchen Rubin

I have logged over 8 miles and the week is just halfway with a 5 mile walk on Thursday evening.  I had a large glass of tonic water with a lime last night and read.  The siren call came at … Continue reading

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Make Life Easier By Starting New Habits

I have started reading the book by Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before.  It was recommended by my daughter.  I had read her other books, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home.  She examined how people can make the changes that … Continue reading

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Are You a Foodie Quiz

1) Do you have White Vinegar, Rice Vinegar, Cider Vinegar, and White Wine Vinegar in your cupboard?  (4 Pts)    Give yourself a point for every type you do have in the cupboard. 2) Do you have both white and dark … Continue reading

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A Hazy Shade of Winter

The winter of 2016-17 was so long. My home town was 4th on the National Weather Misery Index.  The Misery Index looks at amount of snow, days below freezing, days of snow on the ground, and days without sunshine.  In … Continue reading

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A Long December

A Long December  –Counting Crows A long December and there’s reason to believe-Maybe this year will be better than the last.  I can’t remember the last thing that you said as you were leavin’.  Now the days go by so … Continue reading

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Dakota Rose and other Roses

Dakota Rose is a beautiful piano piece by John Nilsen.   You can check it out on John Nilsen, Dakota Rose – YouTube I am listening to the song from the album I bought, it makes a great sound track.  I … Continue reading

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Bombs away, Say Geronimo! Song by Shepard—— The Sacred and the Secular

In my spin class last week, the song by the band,  Shepard,  was played.  I was intrigued that a young, Australian pop band could revisit the battle cry of their great -grandparents.  WWII soldiers parachuting out of planes shouting the … Continue reading

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