Part 1 – Ankle Injury: “Oops! I Slipped!

At least once a year, I stumble, slip or fall. I try to be careful, but no matter what precautions I take...I have my "Annual Fall". Just after Christmas, I stepped into the shower, I immediately slipped and fell! It was so unexpected, so quick, there was no time to catch myself or grab hold [...]

Applying for Medicare and Social Security

In the last two years, my husband and I have applied for Medicare and Social Security. Prior to applying, I read articles, looked at the information on the Medicare and Social Security websites. I found that information very helpful. My husband applied differently than I did. There is much information about the plans and Medicare. [...]

Finally…Retired!

I have not blogged in several months. I retired one month ago, and I am so pleased with my decision. Since my last blog, at the end of October, I have been busy getting procedures written for my replacement. I worked in education as a paraprofessional for the last 21 + years. When I started, [...]

1983 … 2022 Calendar Celebrating Our Anniversary

Today is our anniversary. Fun fact, the 1983 calendar (39 years ago) is the same calendar as 2022. We married on Friday, October 28th, 1983. Today, thirty-nine years later, our anniversary falls on Friday, October 28th, 2022. We went to our favorite place. We had a very quiet table. When the server came over, he [...]

Part 4: 2022 Garden – Autumn Harvest Done – Bye Bye Garden!

I could have written more articles; our garden was amazing this year! What a blessing! The picture below is what we gathered after taking out the garden. This amount is a little more than what we were getting on a weekly basis, it kept us busy! We blanched many tomatoes. My husband is retired, so [...]

Lunching with My Sisters

A Table with “A View” You know how Covid made it difficult to gather? Today, my sisters and I got together for lunch. I have four sisters...I am the middle one. Maybe it's like "What is the big deal?" We do not live near one another. Gathering requires a little logistics and planning. I have [...]

Part 3: 2022 Garden – Finally it’s Time!

Our garden is doing so well this year! We have had a little more rain than we usually do. Rain is Mother Nature's Hydration. Beans & Lettuce Many tomatoes getting ready Let's Go! Beans ready to be picked! Sunday Harvest Everything tastes so good! Hoping to continue the enjoyment of harvesting more vegetables. Have a [...]

Part 2: 2022 Garden – The Garden is Taking Off!

I have been waiting this year to post. I’m learning I get impatient, so I post even though I should wait. This year…I waited. My mother always told me, “patience is a virtue.” 2022 Garden Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce New Garden Trellis for Bush Beans 2022 Tomatoes Up Close & Personal Tomatoes Seeing all the [...]

Part 1: 2022 Garden – The Beginning

It is a blessing to be able to plant a garden. The planning, the seedling starts, the anticipation of waiting to plant. After the final frost it is time to plant! Every garden starts with seedlings... We had cool weather with rain that made it difficult to plant. We were finally able to plant on [...]

Part 10 – Ankle Injury: Fully Released & Functioning!

On May 18th, I had my last doctor appointment. At that time, I had another x-ray taken and my ankle looks good. My doctor is pleased with my progress! I am heading in the right direction. Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1st, I will be officially released from the doctor. I continue with physical therapy. Why? I [...]