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Seattle You’re Only Enabling, Not Helping!

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 Seattle You’re Only Enabling, Not Helping! What you’re doing Seattle is enabling. Enabling doesn’t help those you intend to help and it never fixes a problem. I understand you may have good intentions when you allow the homeless to camp anywhere and everywhere, however, good intentions are not enough.  Tents and garbage. More tents and […]

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LEGO Construction, Adult Style!

Furniture assembly "LEGO" style by The Husband

LEGO Construction, Adult Style! Who knew moving into Little House would involve an adult size game of LEGOS? Turns out IKEA has the handle on adult size LEGO construction. How many of you sold or gave away everything when you decided to downsize and move into your RV? We definitely did that. For reasons I’ll […]

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Quincy WA – A Tiny Spot On The Map, A Hive Of Activity

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Quincy WA – A Tiny Spot On The Map, A Hive Of Activity A tiny spot on the map, smack dab in the middle of WA State, Quincy becomes a hive of activity in the fall each year. Quincy is home to two very different types of “farming.” One agricultural, the other, data centers or […]

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Boxes Boxes Everywhere! Move In Time!

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Boxes Boxes Everywhere! Move In Time! In 97 degree heat with a smoky haze over the city, our Saturday started with boxes boxes everywhere!! Yes, it’s finally move in time! Hello, Little House, we’re ready to make you our home. The original plan of moving in on the 1st had to be pushed out a […]

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Cooking Just Became Fun Again!

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Cooking Just Became Fun Again! This past week of house sitting has spoiled me! Cooking has suddenly become fun again. A spacious oven was all it took. Pure happiness cooking in a full size range.  Oh my word! What a difference! Luxury, thy name is a Spacious Oven!! After 3 1/2 years of cooking in […]

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Points To Ponder As You Choose Your Ideal Home

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Points To Ponder As You Choose Your Ideal Home As we prepare to move from our 38′ 5th wheel which has been “home” for the past 3 1/2 years we look back on the points we pondered while choosing our ideal home. We are retired so what works for us now may not have worked […]

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Learning to Play Piano or Old Dogs New Tricks

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Learning to Play Piano or Old Dogs New Tricks I’m learning to play the piano.  Yes, it seems you can teach old dogs new tricks.  For many years (all my life and that means many years) I  have enjoyed music. I’ve never played an instrument although almost all of our kids are musical.  So I […]

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Embracing Life’s Changes! Nothing Ever Stays The Same.

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Embracing life’s changes! Nothing ever stays the same. Life’s about changes nothing ever stays the same. Isn’t that how the lyrics of the Patty Loveless song go? It might sound cliche but only because it’s true. Good, bad, planned, unplanned, change is a fact of everyones lives. Changes are on the horizon for The Husband […]

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Looking Back On Memories Of Southwest Washington

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Looking Back On Memories Of Southwest Washington I spent some time yesterday looking back on memories of Southwest Washington, my childhood home. Childhood perceptions are remarkably different than the reality we see through our adult eyes. Raised on a dairy farm in southwest Washington for the first 13 years of my life, I attended a […]

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Men And Women Do Think And Communicate Differently!

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Men And Women Do Think  And Communicate Differently……at least The Husband and I sure do!! The Husband says my brain is like the iCloud and his is like an old PC…turn it on, wait for it to boot up, hit dial up, push c, colon, back slash, run….meanwhile, my brain is in the cloud with […]

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