WEDNESDAY ON THE WEB

 I would like one of these Dutch Sea Eagles. This is very helpful if you’re into essential oils. This is a great story! Italians having opinions about American food. This diet is my eating life goal. BOY do I miss these ladies and their podcastios!!  This is one of my favorites.  Mos Def! I’m making these…

Thanksgiving 2016

Yesterday, we were recipients of a momentous occasion – my daughter’s boyfriend called us to ask for our blessing to marry her. We were stuck in traffic in South Carolina on our way to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family when he texted and asked if he could talk. Guys know guys – Michael knew what…

TOP 4 TIPS FOR AGING SKIN

 Exfoliation.  I’ve been using Shower Gloves now for almost 10 years on my body and face.  Yes, my face.  Some skin care experts may say that this is too abrasive on the skin, but I have silky smooth skin as a result of this diligent exfoliation (of course avoiding the eye area!). PRODUCT!  The good…

Crashing New Year’s Eve 2015

Two days into this New Year for all, two days into the New Year’s Eve Crash of 2015 for me.  Michael and I were at the end of our NYE 2 hour 2×20 SST (sweet spot training) cooling down.  I did not see the man carrying a baby in the crosswalk in front of the Lodge;  Michael did.  He…

2015 Tour de France

Here we are in THE France! A trip recently considered and quickly planned. I did not think we would be returning so quickly after our trip last year, but here we are again, and I would have it no other way! This year will be a departure from last year. No jumping from hotel to…

2015 Ocala Stage Race

These are the days of wonder, and love and transformation, and movement, days of oh so tired, sore and dehydrated, but oh so happy. We’ve worked, sweat, ridden in the hottest sun, and stood under the misty tent commiserating with our fellow riders. It was hard, fun, and glorious. One of us raced, really RACED,…

Weekend Bucket List

Caramelized Garlic: This is on the agenda for the weekend! A few heads of garlic, a bit of butter and olive oil, some white wine, and very low heat, for however long it takes. I am thinking this is going to go in EVERYTHING, but to start, some pasta and on crusty bread. YUM! Pictures…

HOMIE

Well, it’s been a bit….. and the big news is – we’ve moved into our very own place! We are so excited to be nesting together. We love the space, the view, the birds, the garden-to-be, and all the projects to complete! First in time is the laundry room. We bought a new washer and…

EVERYDAY LIVING WELL

I started this post in April of 2013.  I think it’s time I published it, although I am not exactly sure what I was thinking. Everyday Wisdom Deliciousness Simple classic style (fashion) Down to earth staying young looking – breathing – standing tall – moving Financial Wisdom Just Real Life Spirituality Home Style Creativity

France, 2014, Part 1.

Twednesday – (Marcredi). Michael is calling the first part of our trip The Longest Day. Long it was! We started by flying out of Jacksonville at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday.   Our flight was scheduled to leave Washington Dulles at 5:30 p.m. but was delayed because of weather until 7:00 p.m. And so we settled…

CRAZY DAYS AND COMFORT FOOD

This is what happens just abut every morning:  I wake from a nice snuggly sleep to go potty, get a drink of water, put Vaseline on my lips, and eye drops in my eyes.  The cat who has been sleeping at my feet all night is now up, and wants to #1 eat, then #2…