Monthly Archives: May 2014

Day 151: Zumba Demo During National Senior Health & Fitness Day 2014

At age 56, I don’t consider myself a senior. No matter what my future age, I may never consider myself a senior! Age is just a number. Most days I feel much younger and some days, I definitely feel every … Continue reading

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Day 150: Make Moisturizing Body Wash

I enjoy making my own beauty products. I like the simplicity of the process and I like knowing exactly what’s in each product. If I don’t include it, it’s not in there. Therefore, I can eliminate chemicals and dyes and … Continue reading

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Day 149: S’mores Around the Fire Pit

In spite of the mass of dark clouds looming to the southwest, my sister Linda, Greg and I gathered around a blazing fire in the backyard, to make the first batch of s’mores using the new fire pit. This was … Continue reading

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Day 148: Read and Reflect on Caged Bird Poem

Maya Angelou left her earthly body behind today, at the age of 86. She also left behind a great body of work including seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry and a list of plays, movies and … Continue reading

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Day 147: Restore Vintage Chairs

Last year, as my sister Debbie and her family prepared to move into a new home, I was gifted with two old wooden chairs that my grandfather owned, and supposedly built. The chairs were wobbly and needed some repairs. Debbie … Continue reading

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Day 146: Summer Vignette in Vintage Suitcase

It may have been raining outside, but inside, I was creating a bit of summer for my first! I have a lovely, slightly battered vintage suitcase. It most likely was an inexpensive purchase. The exterior has heavy cardboard covered with … Continue reading

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Day 145: Sketching Outside

Years ago, I sketched often. I mostly drew from photographs or illustrations in books and especially enjoyed drawing animals. All three of my children are artistic, and much better artists than I am. Some of my favorite family memories are … Continue reading

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