Tag Archives: recreation

Future Challenge – What Are Your Most Precious Books?

Challenge #20 I’ve been away for a bit, and so there was no challenge last week, but I brought back some treasures with me…  books that belonged to my mother. If you love to read (and my guess is that … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Benches

Benches are one of those things you find all over the world. Some are just simple and useful, while others have a charming character all their own.     Benches in Princes Street Gardens on a rainy day in Edinburgh. … Continue reading

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Future Challenge – Staying Physically Active

Challenge #18 Along with a healthy diet, exercise helps to keep our hearts, lungs, and brains working properly, although too many of us neglect it. We all know how important it is to exercise. Hopefully, we’re all doing something, even if … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to Me – or – I Can’t Believe I’ve Been Retired for a Year

This time last year, I was counting down to retirement in hours, and had recently started blogging. I had great aspirations, and as I look back at what they were, I’m doing well on some of my goals… not so well … Continue reading

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That’s the Way the Money Goes!

All around the mulberry bush, the monkey chased the weasel. The monkey stopped to scratch his nose. Pop! goes the weasel. A penny for a spool of thread, a penny for a needle –  That’s the way the money goes, … Continue reading

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Future Challenge – Where in the World?

Challenge #6: The world is a big place. Some people have had the need or opportunity to travel widely, some just enough to wish for more, and some are rarely able to get further than local attractions. For most of … Continue reading

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