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Home Alone

My last blog post was about our wonderful Thanksgiving with 64 family and friends. They all left Friday and Saturday. Sunday was a quiet day. Mike and I went to church, and our pastor’s sermon was on Mary and Martha. … Continue reading

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Blessed and Thankful

The last of our 64 family and friends who graced our tables and our lives at Thanksgiving this year just departed. I made the comment to some this morning that everyone leaves between yesterday and today and Mike and I … Continue reading

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Mike’s Christmas Tradition

  Those of you who know me, either in person or through my writings, know how important traditions are to me.  One of my favorite traditions isn’t even mine, although I get to celebrate it each year.  This tradition belongs … Continue reading

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Full Retirement Age

  I passed an age milestone this week.  On November 29th, I hit Full Retirement Age, which for me, is 66 years old.  The years keep coming faster and faster.  While aging has its challenges, it also has its benefits, … Continue reading

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Thankful

Thanksgiving has come and gone for another year.  Of our 57 relatives and friends who graced our tables, only Tara, our oldest daughter and her family, husband Stephen, and daughters Mary Grace, Elsie, and Virginia, and Uncle Barry remain.  They … Continue reading

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Part Six of Our Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten Experience

    After surviving Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten, four days after the hurricane hit, on September 10th, we were evacuated by Royal Caribbean Cruise Line.  We sailed on Adventure of the Seas to Aruba, disembarking and overnighting there.  The next … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten

“Don’t worry about the car; just stay safe.”  This was from a representative of the car rental agency in St. Maarten from whom we had rented our car for our two week stay there.  Mike and I had gone by … Continue reading

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