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Remembrance: For ALL Who Protect Us

Remembrance: In Times of Conflict Since the Second World War. Remembering and Praying for Police and Medical Staff too! Remember Them: Today, Tomorrow, Forever!

Remembrance

Remembrance

How to Save for a Vaca; Is Winter Over Yet?

I'm Ready for Spring

I’m Ready for Spring

What happened to January and February? I do know that one thing leads to another, so maybe it is better to never start projects! Have you noticed all the hype to clean out this and clean out that? Well I did and January seemed like a good time to dig in and organize. So I started in my cupboards, taking out everything and labeling and dating everything that went in new. I discovered I had a salt container dated 1989! It looked brand new! Does salt go bad? Well out it went anyway. There were 4 opened bottles of olive oil. How old were they? Which one had I used last?  Out they went. I had bags of assorted opened flours. How old were they? They all went.  Now to re-stock. I did not realize how many different salts are now available. Dozens and dozens of salt. I went with the smallest container of free flowing salt and big flake sea salt. One bottle of Italian olive oil is now dated and ready for use. All flour is labeled and placed together on the shelf. I thought I was done cleaning, sorting, and labeling.

Then I got an email asking about one of my ancestors. When I looked up the name in my genealogy files I noticed there were lots of new “leaves” on the site. So I jumped in to update the files with pictures, stories, and obituaries. I added well over 1000 names and many, many documents. Well that’s done for awhile. It is a fun and never ending project.

Then I decided to accept a challenge to clean out  my freezers and use up the food there; clean out the freezer and re-stock when food was on sale. This is when I hit pay day.  I went a month just using up food in my freezer. I had meat, vegetables, stocks, desserts, bread! More flour!   At least it was labeled! So I put aside the grocery money and I now have enough for a small  getaway vacation! Whala!  So winter is almost over for us. My cupboards, files, and freezer are spic and span. And I’m ready for spring! Let’s go to Brugges, Belgium and Amsterdam and see the tulips! Won’t you follow me into SPRING? Enjoy!

Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle Joy

Twinkle Joy on the Rue Vignon, Paris, France. Joyeux Noel!

Joyeuses Fetes

Joyeuses Fetes

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle Two, Instead of Twinkletoes

Every child at the Montmartre Christmas Market wanted little pieces of pottery from this man! Even me! Priceless!

The Pottery Man, Montmarte, Paris Christmas Market

The Pottery Man, Montmartre, Paris Christmas Market

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

Twinkle in Paris. Could it be any better than this? Enjoy the Weekly Photo Challenge!

Twinkle, Twinkle, Paris at Christmas

Twinkle, Twinkle, Paris at Christmas

Photography 101: Day 3, Water

This picture was taken in Bruges, Belgium. I love this photo of water.  The scene reflects serenity, calm, peace, stillness, a simple life. Enjoy!

The Sea in Brugges, Belgium

Out to Sea in Bruges, Belgium

Photography 101: Day 2, Street

Two weeks ago I was in my favorite city, Quebec City, Canada! I love this shot in Bas-Ville and the view of the street that is now closed off to vehicular traffic. Notice the cruise ship in the background? Enjoy!

Photography 101: Street

Photography 101: Street Quebec City, Canada

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sign

I’m Back! We had the most wonderful time in Quebec City! More posts to come about Thanksgiving weekend in my favorite place! Won’t you join me? I’m ready for fall!

A Furrier Sign in Quebec City, Canada

A Furrier Sign in Quebec City, Canada

Weekly Photo Challenge: Room

During the sumer months my favorite room is the back porch! I love writing here! Enjoy!

My Office

My  Summer Office is the Back Porch!

Graham's Island

Life on the Big Island of Hawaii

A Day In The Life

People, Places, Nature, LIFE!

Second Wind Leisure Perspectives

Fun, Fitness & Photography

Thistles and Kiwis

A blog about a Scottish woman, who lived in Denmark, and moved to New Zealand

Does This Font Make Me Look Fat?

Mala Burt, who writes with Laura Ambler, blogs about inspiration in writing, gardening, food, and life in St. Michaels - the prettiest town on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

The59Club

My two cents about travel, life and easing into retirement

Doing The Plan

Blooming in Frome, a garden diary

n20gardener

a blog about gardening and growing

that little voice

fun, interesting and provocative musings by a 70+ youngster

Down the Road

Photographs and stories by Jim Grey

A Sawyer's Daughter

The Life & Times of a Sawmill Man's Eldest Child

My Gardener Says...

Yeah, it's work, but it's less work than grass and far more interesting.

OAP Adventures

An OAP takes a gap year or two

M.A. Lossl

An author's life, books, and historical research

Box & Bay

A blog about gardens.

Travel With Nano B.

Travel | Food | Lifestyle

Virginia Wildflowers

a natural history gallery of wildflowers and mushrooms

Invitation to the Garden

gardens, garden history, garden tours, landscape design, herbs, perennials, roses, Southern culture, Southern cuisines, travel

The Fire Escape Garden

Growing a kitchen garden in a small space, one leaf at a time

The Second Best Time

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

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