A Room with a New View

A Room with a New View

Tom and I have been hanging around the house a lot lately - as everyone is and we had the idea to freshen things up. What better way to pass the time than an easy (and free) home project. When was the last time you rearranged your furniture? How about today? You can...

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Coronavirus Versus Us – Just a couple of lovebirds taking it one day at a time

Coronavirus Versus Us – Just a couple of lovebirds taking it one day at a time

It's a scary time out there for all of us, especially those of us in our golden years. We've been through a lot in our time, war, unemployment, illness, divorce, death of loved ones, but we continue to march on because that's what we do. We are the generation who have...

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Shades of Red

Roses are red . . . We've all heard that little ditty numerous times. But have you ever wondered what makes red such a powerful color? Why does red make a bold fashion statement? Why does it look great as a feature wall in your home? Why does red pop on a book cover?...

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Let’s Get Cozy

Winter is the time for cozy, comfort food. Tom and I love our comfort food on the lighter side as it's easier on the digestion. That's why I created this dish - to help my own digestion. There is no combination anywhere like this. The most important part is the...

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WOMEN OF CONVICTION

It's downright painful to think about the women who fought for their vote and their freedom in the nineteenth-century. Women were kept in the kitchen, away from the real world, but they were cunning, seeking education, politics, and forming organizations to fight...

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Art Could Save Your Life

(Originally written and published by Sara Genn at The Painter's Keys) Dear Artist, and to all my wonderful friends in the arts: In Canada, doctors are prescribing museum visits with the cost of admission covered by universal healthcare. “We know that art stimulates...

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A piece of Nashville

It was only two days after the big event, a truck smashing into the rear of my Acura RDX on I-95, in crawling traffic, and disabling the car. Obviously, I survived. It was a good time to get away with our son and daughter-in-law and enjoy being alive in Nashville....

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Red shoes magic

I have a pair of red shoes. When I put them on I feel like Dorothy. Remember her? She was the little girl in the Wizard of Oz. When she clicked her shoes together she was magical. Swept away by a cyclone from the Kansas prairies to the Land of Oz, Dorothy and her dog,...

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That Dog-gone Kousa Dogwood

A tree grows in Fairfield, in our backyard, taking over the garden, the house, and the patio. The Kousa Dogwood in bloom is gorgeous. In one month all the flowers turn brown and ripen into juicy berries with a bitter/astringent taste. The exterior of the berry is...

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COAST OF THE ALGARVE

I haven't been to the French Rivera. I haven't been to the cliffs of Amalfi. I have driven, toured and run the soft sparkly sand through my fingers at the Algarve. The Algarve is Praia eo Camilo (Lagos)150 kilometers/90 miles of coastline. We drove to S. Vicente, the...

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