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59 Candles, 59 Things - Part Twenty

Twenty Eighth thing: Learning new things makes me happy.

This was not always so.  I didn’t particularly like school. That isn’t completely true.  I liked certain topics – English, Drama, Speech, Literature, Art, Oceanography, Psychology interested me.   564 more words


New Things May 2015

I apologise in advance for the bad quality photos, but I thought this type of post would be something I’d like to do each month. I don’t really go shopping a lot, so haul posts are not a possibility (even though they look like so much fun), so I thought this would be a cool alternative. 112 more words


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