Be the Change You Wish to See

I must confess I was not born with a green thumb.  Although I aspire to have a one, gardening is not going to appear on my resume anytime soon.  When my son and his wife recently moved into their new home, I offered to plant some flowers around their property and achieved mixed results.  Friends, …

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Wine, Food, Beer, Flowers

I must confess, I had a near death experience today.  It happened at the car wash.  I was getting the plethora of dead insect remains off of my car as I happily rolled on through the scrubbers when everything stopped. WHAT!  When I was a kid this was one of my worst nightmares.  The last …

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Swedish Death Cleaning: It’s Really a Thing

I must confess, when I first heard about Swedish death cleaning I was a little startled, but more intrigued.  I was viewing a television news program a few weeks ago in which this concept was featured, and I borrowed from the library the book that the news piece was based upon entitled, The Gentle Art …

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The Big Reveal

I must confess that I've been a little less than enthusiastic about blogging lately.  Recently several people asked my about my blog, and I thought it was about time to get back into the swing of things.  When my daughter in particular asked why I haven't been posting, I thought about it and replied honestly, …

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Good Riddance Winter, Hello Spring

I must confess, I blinked and spring was gone.  The weather here in Western New York went from freezing and snow to 92 degrees yesterday, setting a record in these parts.  I will not miss this past winter.  Ever.  Nope.  Not even gonna look back and complain all over again about how miserable it was. …

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The Perfect Word to Describe Today

via Daily Prompt: Fret I must confess, when I saw the Daily Prompt today I was shaking my head and saying, "Yes! Today is a day to fret."  In a recent post I was excited to tell you about some upcoming renovations we were doing to our home, and today was carpet installation day.  Only …

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A Walk on the Sunny Side

I must confess, it's been taking extra effort these days to look on the sunny side of things. With the cold and continued snowy weather being the main culprit that's been bringing down the mood around here, I woke up today and made a conscious decision to look on the brighter side of things and …

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Thanks for the Memories

I must confess, it's been a looooong time since I purchased a dining room set - thirty years to be exact.  I bought my first set as a young wife and mother while working at a part-time job to save up the cash.  It  was a beautiful oak set that was Amish made and included …

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Time to Celebrate!

I must confess, I'm celebrating my Bloggiversary!  This week marks the six month anniversary of my blog, and I've done a little updating since you last visited.  Since beginning this endeavor back in September of 2017, I envisioned my blog as a way to amuse my family and friends with my 'sunny' observations and interesting …

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Three For Thursday

I must confess, I’m thoroughly enjoying the ‘number of the day’ themed pieces I’ve been doing lately.  It's so convenient to get two, three, four, five or six items of interest in a post with the days Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.  So, dear readers, I submit to you this week, the Three For …

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Five More For Friday

I must confess, it’s been incredibly challenging to look on the sunny side of things lately with myself and most of my family being sick for such a long time.  I’m hoping to see the light at the end of the tunnel soon by getting past the used tissues, cough drop wrappers, half drunk cups …

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