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Reading Matter

Burton Barr Library

While there are certainly a lot of things that I could be doing at the moment, I thought I would take a little break and write a blog post 4 months (gasp!) after my last post. Grandparents are on my mind lately.  I feel so fortunate to have such exemplary role models for living life fully […]

Do you Thank You?

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Ever since I was little, I have had a thing about writing thank you notes.  I prefer to write them promptly after receiving a gift.  Okay, so maybe this stems from the fact that when I was little, I was not allowed to play with my gifts until I had written my thank you notes. […]

Oh, Chocolate


Last week, I got an invite from our Club, the JW Marriott Desert Ridge, to enjoy a Chocolate Interlude class at a discounted rate. You probably know by now that I LOVE to cook.  And, I happen to also enjoy baking quite a lot, oh yah and chocolate too, so I thought this would be […]

Adjusting Our Sails

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. – Jimmy Dean We moved this year.  Moving is not for the faint of heart.  It tests limits in countless ways, oh I will not even stop to count how many ways. Several times since we […]