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Do you have a word for 2015?

Last year my word was ‘complete’.  I initially chose it because I found myself suffering from start-itis – starting many projects, but not finishing much.  I originally thought of the word ‘finish’, but that had a depressing quality in the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, one and all.

Dear Readers –   I wish you all a Joyous Christmas surrounded by family and friends.       We also wish you a very Merry Christmas surrounded by yummy treats — oh and loved ones.

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National Scrapbook Day | Layout #1 – Lilly

It should be no surprise that my layouts today will feature dogs. I’m not sure how many I will complete but I’m going to give it the old college try. And I’m posting everything using my iPhone today. I forgot … Continue reading

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I remain affectionately yours.

I remain affectionately yours.  I have always thought that is one of the best ways to end a letter or a note.  While the usual Love is fine to use, I’m always on the hunt for better ways to accurately convey … Continue reading

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Merry Valentine

What??  Have you lost your mind, Grace?  “Merry” Valentine??? What’s going on??? Funny you should ask. This past November my grandpa (who is 94 and lives in England) fell and ended up in the hospital for a month.  Following that … Continue reading

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While I was gone…

Hello everyone.  I know I’ve been gone a while, but there are reasons.  My last post was on March 11 of last year all about Woody’s 11th birthday.  Despite my absence from the blogosphere, it’s been a very full ten … Continue reading

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Eleven today

Woody turns 11 today.  I am shocked at how much time has passed because it feels like just yesterday that I brought him home. It was 2005 and I was volunteering at the Sacramento SPCA as a dog walker.  Actually I … Continue reading

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Loving the Sunshine

At the beginning of the year, I started texting all my nieces and nephews (7 in all) a question every day.  It’s been a fun exercise that connects me with all of them every single day, and it also gives me … Continue reading

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Right now, I’m reading…

Next to dogs, books are one of my most favorite things.  I wrote yesterday about my new library experience and even posted this picture of a pile of library books. So what’s in this pile o’ books? From the top: … Continue reading

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My new favorite thing

Want to know what my new favorite thing is?  It’s the library! Now I know the library isn’t a new thing and as a kid I certainly used it a lot, but not as an adult.  I remember taking a … Continue reading

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