Feeling a Bit Melancholy After This Thanksgiving Weekend

It was a different kind of Thanksgiving. Typically, Thanksgiving is a blur. And a bit stressful. In all honesty, as much as I want it to be all about family, Thanksgiving feels like one big checklist. I don't think I ever fully appreciated the day. But this Thanksgiving was different. To begin with, we kicked off…

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Spring Break 2017: The Final Chapter

As Chaucer penned, "All good things must come to an end." And apparently that includes vacations. I guess you wouldn't enjoy them as much if they were an everyday thing though, right? I wonder if this is what retirement will be like. Quinn survived another morning walk. We slept in a bit longer today, so…

Spring Break 2017: 2 for 1

Two for one, as in two days in one post, because yesterday's post never happened. But I'm on vacation, so it's okay. It was another rough start to the day: a leisurely walk with the Quinn in the Florida sunshine. Notice the tail down. Not only aren't there any squirrels to chase, but it's kinda…

Spring Break 2017 Part 2

I think my favorite aspect of vacation is the serious lack of schedule. I mean, no pressure to be somewhere at a certain time. No pressure to do anything. We just go with the flow. (BTW...kind of a big deal for us.) This is followed very closely by the 'no shower until I am good and…

Spring Beak 2017-A Daily Journal

24 hours ago I was shivering in drizzly, 35 degree Wisconsin. And today? Well, today I'm a whole lot warmer. Today I am basking in the sun. Reed picked me up at the airport in St. Petersburg late last night. He and Quinn (the puppy) left Thursday morning with the camper. (I had to do the…