Currently Browsing: July 2016

Give A Man A Walkie-Talkie

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GIVE A MAN A WALKIE-TALKIE What happens when you give a man a walkie talkie?? A complete and total transformation, that’s what!! My first experience with men and walkie-talkies was several years ago when cell phones were just new on the market. Not everyone had one yet and cell minutes got expensive so they were […]


People Watching ~ Trying To Turn Back The Clock

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PEOPLE WATCHING – TRYING TO TURN BACK THE CLOCK Do you ever “people watch”? It’s really pretty entertaining. Grab a cup of coffee or tea at a coffee shop and just observe the other clientele while enjoying your drink. While having a cup of coffee yesterday in Coeur d’Alene, ID we had an interesting chance […]


A Little Gross Maybe, But Let’s Talk Toilets!

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A LITTLE GROSS MAYBE BUT LET’S TALK ABOUT OUR TOILET! Our learning curve was pretty steep when we moved into our RV full-time and began our RV retired life …. but probably nothing created more issues and more grief than the toilet. Although we didn’t know it at the time, the toilet that came with […]


How Do You Show Support?

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HOW DO YOU SHOW SUPPORT? How do you show your support for someone? Is it different for different people? Different for friends than for your family? Different depending upon the situation? I hadn’t thought about this subject in much detail until last night. Personally, I try to be supportive in a variety of ways depending […]


It Was A Party!

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IT WAS A PARTY! A VERY NICE PARTY! Friends were present. Family members were present. The tables were beautifully adorned with , , . There was a feast fit for a King. There were multiple drink options. There were . There was a slide show and copious amounts of framed still shots. There was an […]


The Anxiety Of Waiting

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THE ANXIETY OF WAITING! I got a text message at 10:30 last night just as I was heading to bed. The text was from my white water kayaking, mountain climbing, extreme mountain biking, rock climbing, adult son. All it said was ….”not sure if you’ve heard anything on the news but I’m safe and done […]


The Very Real Possibility of Burnout

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THE VERY REAL POSSIBILITY OF BURNOUT It takes some time in life to learn the right balance. When to say no. and can occur in any of our lives. Usually it rears it’s ugly head when we least expect it and absolutely don’t have time for it. We didn’t pencil that into the schedule. That […]


Tonight My Heart Breaks For You

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TONIGHT MY HEART BREAKS FOR YOU! Tonight my heart breaks for you my friend. You, who, without a miracle, will lose your adult child in the very near future. There is always a chance, after all, God is still in the business of miracles. But according to the latest doctor report that chance is slim, […]

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