Currently Browsing: February 2017

25 Random Facts About Me

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25 Random Facts About Me Have you ever made a list of random facts about yourself? I thought it might be fun. I wasn’t even sure I’d be able to come up with 25 but once I started I found it wasn’t too difficult. So here we go… 1 – I’m an introvert. Always have […]

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Your Elderly Parents Are Moving To Assisted Living?

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What Is The “Best” Way To Help Elderly Parents With The Move To Assisted Living? Is there a best way to help your parents prepare to move into Assisted Living? This has been a topic of conversation more recently in so many circles. How to best help them downsize in anticipation of that move? At the […]

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Too Many Activities in the RV Park? Maybe Not!

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How Many Activities in the RV Park are Too Many? How many activities in the RV Park are too many? I’m supposed to be old and retired and taking it easy, so what is with the 15 page schedule of things to do. This winter we are living in the Greenfield Village RV Resort in […]

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Have You Listened To Books On CD?

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Have You Listened To Books On CD? Have you given it a try? “Listening” to books instead of “reading” books. I’m an avid reader. It took me a while to get used to reading on my Kindle  instead of actually holding a book in my hands. I love the “feel” of a book in my […]

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Gratitude And Appreciation

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Gratitude And Appreciation I started to write this article on gratitude and appreciation. I got about 3 paragraphs into it and then realized.. ..what am I doing?? I’m so often guilty of not being appreciative enough. Complaining about some little inconsequential thing in life. You know, things like the internet is slow today. The ATM […]

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Travel Tips We’ve Learned, The Good AND The Bad!

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Some Travel Tips We’ve Learned, The Good AND The Bad! I’ll preface this by saying I’ve always enjoyed traveling. I like having a base somewhere but get antsy quickly if I’m in the same place for too long. How long is “too long” you ask? Well, that’s the subjective part. Sometimes brief day trips are […]

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What Are Your Sources To Get Your Information?

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What Are Your Sources To Get Your Information? Where do you get your information? All from the computer? ? Your family? It seems our computers   have become like another appendage. I’m as guilty as the next person. From the young to the old and everyone in between, we all know the computer has the […]

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Swap Meet Fun At The Mesa Market

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Swap Meet Fun At The Mesa Market How about an excursion for some swap meet fun at the Mesa Market? Located at 10550 E Baseline Rd Mesa, AZ, it is seriously the biggest swap meet style market I’ve seen. Winter hours are Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is free and […]

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My First Day At My First REAL Job

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My First Day At My First REAL Job My first day at my first “real” job is one I’ll never forget. What was your first job? Do you remember? How old were you? I’m not talking about shoveling  the sidewalk for your parents or the elderly lady next door. I’m also not talking about babysitting […]

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10 Ideas For A Valentines Day That Won’t Break The Bank

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10 Ideas For A Valentines Day That Won’t Break The Bank My 10 ideas for a Valentines Day that won’t break the bank came about during my days as a single Mom. Making Valentines Day special for someone is about caring, not money. From the time my children were very young I tried to do […]

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