A MOUNTAIN TAILGATE PICNIC

On my most recent trip to the cabin, a tailgate picnic was on our agenda. The weather was spectacular and the Blue Ridge Parkway beckoned us to sit for a while. We came prepared and I thought I would share just how easy and fun it was. Supplies It’s pretty obvious that you can’t haveContinue reading “A MOUNTAIN TAILGATE PICNIC”

LOVING YOUR NEIGHBOR

While trying to decide on a “Friday post”, my mind was captured by the thought of loving your neighbor. As I’ve mentioned previously, I have a lovely new neighbor right next door that get’s me! My husband would tell you “that’s a hard thing to do!” LOL! Yet, just a stones through away is someoneContinue reading “LOVING YOUR NEIGHBOR”

DIY MASTER CLOSET REDO

Well, I have been waiting quite a while to do this DIY master closet redo post. At long last it is “finished” enough to reveal. All that remains is touch up paint on ceiling and toe molding around the baseboards. Robby has been focused on replacing all the flooring throughout the bedroom, so that stuffContinue reading “DIY MASTER CLOSET REDO”

CORDS AND OTHER THINGS WE HIDE

I have a lovely new neighbor who has been so excited to show me all the updates she has done in her home. One of the things that she does well is placement. You know, strategically placing things so that the cords and uglier stuff is hidden. This got me thinking about cords and otherContinue reading “CORDS AND OTHER THINGS WE HIDE”

THE TRUTH ABOUT FAIRNESS

A simple argument between my grandchildren in our pool caused me to ponder the truth about fairness. As you can guess, it sounded something like this, “you’re not being fair” (response) “you’re just not getting your way!” And then there was stomping and tears with a “time-out” following. Kind of sounds a lot like ourContinue reading “THE TRUTH ABOUT FAIRNESS”

IMPORTANCE OF DIGITAL LITERACY FOR WOMEN OVER 50

As an over 50 woman, I have seen so many changes in how we function daily in our world. Almost anything you need or want to do can be done digitally these days. This means we over 50’s must maintain a level of digital literacy. Our World Everyday I use technology and for the mostContinue reading “IMPORTANCE OF DIGITAL LITERACY FOR WOMEN OVER 50”

TYBEE ISLAND SUMMER VACATION 2022

Tybee Island summer vacation 2022 is now in the books. Are you wondering where in the world is Tybee Island? Well, it is a little island on the Georgia Coast about 20 minutes outside of Savannah. This translates to a 3 hour drive for everyone except our daughter who lives in Savannah! Why Tybee OneContinue reading “TYBEE ISLAND SUMMER VACATION 2022”

THE ART OF CONVERSATION

This week I found myself pondering the question “Have we lost the art of conversation?” You see I was faced with a minor HOA conflict that could have been easily resolved with a simple phone call. Instead, I received the dreaded “violation” notice. No questions, no chance to respond, no neighbors being neighbors, just aContinue reading “THE ART OF CONVERSATION”