Category Archives: Fun

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Coloring Easter Eggs And A Family Get Together!

Fact: Easter lilies are a relatively new tradition. These beautiful blooms first originated in Japan and arrived in England in the late 18th century. The United States only caught onto the trend after World War I. The transition from dormant … Continue reading

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Today We Celebrate Paul’s 77th Birthday!

Paul: “Doctor Mary, I get heartburn every time I eat birthday cake.” Doctor Mary: “Next time, take off the candles.” Today we celebrate, and we start by getting everything ready for this afternoon’s wild party.  The dancing girls arrived a … Continue reading

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The Packard Club, The Reidy Museum, And Dancing (Another FULL Day)

The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other. Mary is a member of the International Packard Club and today is their annual Christmas Luncheon.  Today … Continue reading

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Robin’s Birthday Was Celebrated In Style!

I always get emotional on Robin’s birthday. Even my cake is in tiers. Bright and early, we braved the ice-cold air and wandered to the back of the house, threw off the spa cover with abandon, and jumped in, making … Continue reading

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Goodbye Thanksgiving; Hello Christmas

What do they sing at a snowman’s birthday party? Freeze a jolly good fellow! We are ready to meet the challenge!  Undecorating has been completed, and today we bring Christmas down from the attic, all 50 boxes! But first, on … Continue reading

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Saturday And We Are Movin’ Early

A computer once beat me at chess. But it was no match for me at kickboxing. The Sun showed himself at 6:24 AM this morning, and we returned the favor by taking our coffee in the swim spa.  I flashed … Continue reading

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D-Day (D for Dance)!

Dance like no one is looking! We were up early and doing last-minute panic things like checking the wiring, lining up the soft drinks, and going to the store for fire extinguishers!  If you want a peek ahead of time, … Continue reading

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Work And Play, A Plan For The Day!

I don’t like to complain about the customer service of any business, but I didn’t appreciate being pushed over by the stockbroker when I asked him to check my balance. Bright and early, I was off the Casa Valencia to … Continue reading

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Father’s Day; 2021!

“A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” I was up early and headed to Casa Valencia to make sure the drip system was working, and it was; … Continue reading

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On The Search…

My house is clean enough to be healthy and dirty enough to be happy. The house inspectors are due today, and I am sure they will find a bunch of “stuff” as we lived there for 35 years.  I can … Continue reading

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