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Hang in there
Saturday, March 27, 2021      11 comments

This the most I’ve moved. One month ago I was ensconced is a room I’d been for 20 years. I have move 2x this month. I’m having extensive structural work done in my house. The floor above me has to be removed and redone. There’s dust everywh... Read more
Requiem to Mama Cat
Sunday, March 07, 2021      13 comments

We said farewell to Mama Cat yesterday. She has been with us about 8 years. I don't remember where she came from - she seems to have shown up at the front door. Will miss her dearly. The loss is difficult, it was so sudden. The pallor has no... Read more
Happy New Year
Friday, January 01, 2021      17 comments

Went for a walk with my walking mates at 5p,m, last evening. They are preparing for a virtual marathon. Today I am hosting lunch for a few friends. ... Read more
Day 12 - Finale
Friday, December 25, 2020      13 comments

Merry Christmas All. Yesterday was the finale of the 12 days of Christmas. We went for a walk with the dogs. Momentos occasion as my Mom never goes for walks. I enjoyed the 12 days - Today we'll have Christmas Lunch and just chill. We ar... Read more
Day 11 - Plant Day
Thursday, December 24, 2020      6 comments

Yesterday we planted flowers and herbs from seeds. Our planting season is different than north america and Europe. When those continents tend to harvest, we plant. We harvest in the spring because the summer is too hot for many things to grow... Read more
Day 10 - Visit family/friend
Wednesday, December 23, 2020      11 comments

My Mom and I went to visit my sister-in-law who is 'estranged' in a friendly way from my brother. They have been married 43 years. The anniversary is 24 Dec. We spent about an hour with her. It was a pleasant visit. After leaving her, I sto... Read more
Day 9 - Pamper Day
Tuesday, December 22, 2020      8 comments

As we make memories we had home facials. We used an old fashioned mixture of yeast mixed with lemon juice. We spread it on our face and neck and then steamed it off. Then applied ice to the face. We also had mojitos while we pampered ourselv... Read more
Day 8 - Virtual Concert
Monday, December 21, 2020      5 comments

Making Memories continue Sunday we watched a virtual concert performing Vivaldi's Four Season. It was very good to me because there was an explanation of what various aspects of the music represents and also explained there was a poem to g... Read more
Day 6 Movie & 7 Breakfast
Saturday, December 19, 2020      7 comments

It’s absolutely gorgeous weather here. TEMPS 79F, Cool with a light breeze. Day 6 - Friday was movie night. We watched the Net with Sandra Bullock. It was selected because of its significant to the trend of working from home/virtually and no... Read more
Day 5 - Picasso & Matisse
Friday, December 18, 2020      8 comments

Did a virtual tour of an art gallery. The curator discussed Matisse and Picasso. My Mom went and found some booklets she bought in 1965 when she was in England on various artists one of which was Picasso. https://youtu.be/1LMgktczqBc... Read more
Day 4 - Step Afrika
Wednesday, December 16, 2020      9 comments

An prologue on Day 2 - the gingerbread house had to be destroyed. The structural issues were irreparable. We’ll try again next week. Day 3 - bath bombs exploded. My niece who was late to the activity made perfect bombs. We’ve schedule a... Read more
Day 3 - Bath Bombs
Tuesday, December 15, 2020      12 comments

Day 2 was a team building activity. We had a kit for a gingerbread house. However, the pieces were damaged and we tried to use the icing to stick them together and then build the house. We also had to contend with the heat and humidity here. ... Read more
Day 2 - Gingerbead House
Monday, December 14, 2020      12 comments

Day 1 of 12 is completed. It was more singalong than karaoke. Then there was a spontaneous watching of the film "Last Christmas". Last year this was the film we watched to start the 12 days of Christmas. It's a really lovely film. Toda... Read more
Day 1
Sunday, December 13, 2020      14 comments

Today starts our celebration of 12 days of Christmas. We did it last year for the first time. This year will have it’s challenges but we’ll see. Tonight is karaoke/singalong night with Christmas themed songs. I’ve asked for songs but no ... Read more
Making Memories inspite of everything
Saturday, December 12, 2020      7 comments

Yesterday, I celebrated 41 years as a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. 10 of the 14 line sisters celebrated with a Zoom pajama-spa party. We had to purchase a spa-type gift for each line sister and mail it to them at least a week befo... Read more

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