Category Archives: Personal Life

NovemberJoys

While the days get darker, and the nights get longer, this year I’m finding much to be happy about. First of all, our new solar panels were turned on yesterday! I am overjoyed. From now on, seeing the sun shining … Continue reading

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Catching Up is Hard to Do

I was gone for the past two weeks, up north in New Jersey where I got to visit the burgeoning autumn weather. You’d better believe that fresh, tart Winesap apples were stowed into my carry-on for the trip home. When … Continue reading

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Post-Irma Update

We are fine. Dasher is fine. Our property is fine. Heck, we even have power back again! I am weak with relief, and already beginning to put things back to rights. Thanks for all your good wishes. And sending out … Continue reading

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An Unwelcome Visitor

I’ll be more than usually quiet here for awhile. Hurricane Irma is expected to make a beeline up the Florida peninsula, and even the north central area will get a “friendly visit.” We’ve been busy preparing for our first major … Continue reading

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Rooftop Madness

So, solar is coming. Yup. Honest, it is. But before the panels can be installed, we need to prep our metal roof by tightening all the exposed-seam screws, and replacing those that are stripped, and using a special 50-year pliable … Continue reading

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Last of the Shade Trees

The figs are gone; we ate them all, and now we’re sad. No more figs for a year. Now the pineapples are growing–still green, but getting larger. The hibiscus shove out new blooms daily, and the butterfly ginger scent the … Continue reading

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Quick Update

I’ve been missing again, and here’s why: Dasher is sick. And we don’t know with what/why. He’s had laparoscopic surgery to assess his liver, and take samples for biopsy. Those reports aren’t back yet. He’s lethargic–expected with his liver not … Continue reading

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April Update

I’ve been missing again–sorry. Life has taken a rather “full to the brim” tack, keeping me jumping. First there’s been an injury to my knee–no surgery, thankfully, but it still hurts, and limits my motions and actions. I’m not good … Continue reading

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