Monthly Archives: January 2015

reading, now

I used to be a reader. I’d like to be one again. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn was recommended to me, as was The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry. Both were very good reads. Ghosts Have Warm Hands was one … Continue reading

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the knitting, it is not thrilling

What to do when it’s just not right? You don’t believe me, do you? Let’s begin… These mitts (Malabrigo Mecha) are fine. They were knit for me, and they fit. I tweaked the pattern slightly, and made a longer cuff. … Continue reading

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I need more sunshine

As soon as I mention that we’ve been away somewhere hot, the first question back at me is, “How did you like it?” Truthfully, of course it was lovely; warm, sunny, fun and relaxing, and I’ve never been that well … Continue reading

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no pressure, no problem

The catch-phrase, uttered in the same way Canadians say “eh,” was really what vacationing on the Caribbean is all about. Doing what you like, without any worries. Just enjoy it.

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the sand and the hills

Beach = gorgeous restful warm happy place And we took advantage of the one and only cloudy morning to hike the hills behind the beach. Those hills are part of Pigeon Island, a national park, and on the smaller hill … Continue reading

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the zip

Ah, the glamorous life of a zip-liner! Lots of fun, even though I don’t like heights. We did 12 lines of various length and speed, over streams, dry river bed and trees. We were well taken care of at each … Continue reading

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what to do on the beach

Normally, when we go on vacation, our itinerary is something I like to call planned. We make sure all our time is accounted for, filled with things to see and do. Never having been on a resort vacation before (or … Continue reading

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