Category - For the Joy of It

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Then And Now

So far, this winter’s weather is as easy to deal with as last year’s. We’ve had hardly any snow, and few days with very low temperatures. On Sunday the temperature here reached a...

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Humphrey?

For the first time, I am writing two consecutive blog entries as Dan is busy updating drawings for our house. Our town requires a set of “as-built” drawings before our final...

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Alfred

When Jack was barking at 8:00 AM yesterday morning my first thought was that the contractors were here; but it was Sunday. Then John reminded me that our friend Ming had promised to push a...

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Nurturing Well-Being

Someone from our Pilates class told me this morning that I look good and seem relaxed. It was a nice compliment to receive. One way Dan and I intend to nurture well-being for ourselves in...

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Christmas Stories

Kids seem to hold a special key that unlocks the spirit of the holidays for the rest of us. It is no surprise that some of my favorite holiday highlights this year were inspired by a 5-year...

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Jumping Jack

Jack surpassed himself this holiday season. During our holiday card photo session he provided us with a delightful reindeer pose for our card, as well as some great video content. For...

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Ten Years Later

Postponing our big Open House did not stop us from celebrating 10 years in our house. We distilled our guest list to Harriet in the afternoon and a few neighbors in the evening. Harriet...