Category Archives: Early Retirement Life

Our House is a very fine house-with inspiration from Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young

  I don’t know how people blog every day, much less once a month.  My last entry was in May and the campaign season was starting.  The ballots have been mailed and Steve and I returned ours in the mail … Continue reading

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Paul and Silas, bound in jail / Had no money for to go their bail / Keep your eyes on the prize, hold on / Hold on, (hold on), hold on,

Hold On–I was fortunate to work “Mo Town” the musical this winter. The Civil Rights movement faced an uphill battle. People were jailed and killed. They stood up to the same people that want to take away civil rights.   There … Continue reading

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Lately, I’ve been, I’ve been losing sleep Dreaming about the things that we could be….we’ll be counting stars. One Republic

Active- the word for 2018 I have been listening to the podcasts by Gretchen Rubin.  She wrote the best selling book, “The Happiness Project”.  She has written other books and now has a podcast about happiness.  The subject could be … Continue reading

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Gift Giving and Receiving Suggestions

I was listening to a podcast by Gretchen Rubin.  She was talking about how she feels awkward sometimes receiving gifts.  Her sister, Elizabeth, said that she gave her mother-in-law a foot care package and her mother-in-law was a bit put … Continue reading

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But I would walk 500 miles And I would walk 500 more Just to be the man who walked a 1000 miles To fall down at your door –The Proclaimers

On Sunday, over 100 people went on a brief hike to enjoy a waterfall in Oregon.  Some hiked in bathing suits, other trail runners planned a quick dip.  A wild fire started by a 15 year old without a fully … Continue reading

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Tips and Tricks from my Daughters

The earliest one was parking for the local movie theater.  My daughters found a spot in the parking structure that most people miss because it is on the way out.  It is the same level as the ticket machines and … Continue reading

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Life Tips and Tricks or now known as Life Hacks

My husband and I were talking about some of the things that we have learned through life through either experience or ideas passed on from family and friends.  Here are a few: Make extra house keys.  Give one to someone … Continue reading

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