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Family

Personal Treats

A Mickey Mouse ice cream pop is a huge treat for me. And this summer my husband found one locally and surprised me with it. That meant a lot to me. I enjoyed the treat another time a few years ago with a friend/colleague: And Chris welcomed me home from a trip one time with […]

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thankful

Sangria at Sunset

Our friend makes his own version of sangria. There is nothing like relaxing at sunset with friends and sipping their concoctions.

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thankful

Visiting Local Touristy Places

It’s so fun when friends visit, and we see local sights through their eyes.

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Friends

Slope Time With Great Friends

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travel

Rooftop Pools

Pools are always wonderful, but somehow rooftop pools seem divinely decadent. This one in Panama was one of my favorite places to hang out with with my colleagues/friends.

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sabbatical

Balance Rock

Things are starting to get better in my world. I’m done whinging 🙂 My colleague and friend is also on sabbatical, and he came to visit us in Massachusetts. We had several great days of cooking, movies, yakking, and hiking. My daughter-in-law, Lauren, had told me about https://www.alltrails.com/ a few years ago so we opened […]

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Family

Easter 2020

Gotta admit. That was one of my favorite Easter Sundays ever. No fancy dresses, no muss no fuss. I woke up at the crack of 10 am (how lazy can one get?) so I’d be ready for 10:30 Zoom church. A few minutes later, Zeb called and we got to talk with Zeb, Bri, Mollie […]

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Friends

The Incredible Timing of Time With Friends

Looking over the past few years, today would have been the last day on the slopes for us this season. I’m wearing the shirt I generally wear while snowboarding in honor of the day, but in reality we’ve been off the slopes for almost a month now thanks to our stay-at-home status in New York […]