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New Again by Necessity

I’ve been writing a lot about new things lately, and here’s another one because something new is on my horizon.  A new computer, to be specific.   353 more words


A spot of tea

This blog began in 2012 as a journal and a journey.  That journey, and its journal, abruptly paused last year when I found myself in a bit of a funk, and unable to shake it. 475 more words


Fun at the Gem Mine

A few days ago, Spence and I did something that we’d never done in 24+ years together. We went panning at a gem mine.  And I’ve got the pictures to prove it. 212 more words


The Uberfication

I ubered my first Uber. For anyone unfamiliar with it, Uber is basically an unlicensed taxi service, more euphemistically referred to as a “ride sharing service.” It would be ride “sharing” if the driver were, you know, already going where you’re going, but they’re going there because you ask them to. 309 more words


Painting Party at Picasso's Grapevine

For those who follow my blog, you’ve seen references to my lifelong BFF who has been integral in injecting fun into my retirement life.

Yesterday, she gathered a group of family and friends for a painting party which is a new trend but the first time I’ve attended one.   238 more words



So being a Pom in Australia there’s a few things that are new to me, like Earthquakes.

I felt my first one back in December 2013. 262 more words


Kitchen experiments.

Yesterday I was on some kind of a culinary kick/adventure. I got home from the gym and decided I must cook today and cook I did. 268 more words