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It's TIme

 It's been a while since I have posted anything and even my reading your posts is falling by the wayside.

I am in Florida now. I have a yard where little attention was spent on landscaping for the past years so I am slowly and (somewhat) methodically addressing that. I also volunteer to work at the pollinator garden and the edible garden I helped install at the UU grounds and I took over the volunteer job of cleaning out the overgrown community garden by my neighborhood mailboxes. The neighbor who was doing that got sick and could no longer attend to it. It's a bigger job than I'd thought at first -- not only overgrown with weeds, but the plants that are wanted there are in life and death competition for each others' spaces.

And two walks a day, morning and evening, so Levi can keep up with addiction to canine social media and a daily rousing came of stick or ball midday take up another chunk of my time.

I have a weekly meditation group that I co-facilitate, and my own daily practice.

Book club monthly, writing group weekly, yoga, fun activities like day trips or concerts with friends, and fitting in some quality time with Don.

Too much time with media -- news, shopping, paying bills, I have come to detest my computer and my phone. Otherwise I am happy and healthy.

And I am in Florida and the responsibility to work for the loyal opposition is huge.

I truly miss you, my blog friends, but the time has come even as you remain in my heart and mind.


  1. Bless your heart. You stay so busy and I know those you help are blessed. It is great to see you now.

  2. Well glad you are well and thriving. You are missed!!

  3. Enjoy your retirement! We will miss you. And I respect your responsibility to the loyal opposition in Florida. Peace out.

  4. You have a full, happy and productive life. I wish you well. You will always be my virtual friend Olga.

  5. I've been away from the blogosphere as well. But it's good to know that you're keeping busy and doing well . . . just spend a little less time with the media! Take care.

  6. I totally get it. My own blog posts have been much less frequent. I do it when I can and I can honestly say it's more for my own journaling. You have a big Florida challenge and my thoughts and hopes are especially with you. Retirement is a very good thing.

  7. Good to see you again! No signs of arthritis, huh? You're still so active. Good for you.


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