Monday Musings

Love those peaceful days that begin with coffee and banana bread on the deck followed by enjoying a snack or two throughout the day surrounded by birds, flowers blooming, bunnies, Harper monitoring the snacks and the day ending with the most fabulous rare visitor stopping by to say goodnight.

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Monday Musings

I saw an article the other day on how the quarantine has strengthened the marriage of Kevin Costner and while watching the new season of Yellowstone, there may have been a brief thought about being trapped in a house with Kevin Costner for five months, but then that was quickly replaced by the question of…

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Monday Musings

Things have been a little wild lately on the lake between the birds and while I have continued to maintain my distance from the meanest swan on the lake, the little birds have decided they prefer a closer relationship with the eagle and sandhill cranes. You not only have to be careful of what is…

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Monday Musings

My favorite weather of blue skies and 60 degrees arrived this weekend and encouraged me to take my first bike ride of the season and make the reacquaintance of a few muscles I haven’t noticed in awhile.  The dog basket remained empty as Harper has let me know that her paws are made for walkin’…

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Monday Musings

With the easing of restrictions across the country coinciding with the holiday weekend, there was a sense on the news that many were on the move again.  There were lines for restaurants and bars, the campgrounds and beaches were full in many places and groups showed up at the park with their coolers and fishing…

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Monday Musings

Sitting on the dock and staring at the clouds with with so many rambling thoughts swirling around my head and realizing I’ve been sucked into an abyss of mass confusion instead of needed answers, it was time to slow down for a moment and see if there were answers to be found for at least…

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Monday Musings

I’ve always believed that major changes in life should be marked by something whether it is new thoughts, a lifestyle change, a new look, a phrase or quote that describes the change, but some personal statement that says going forward I’m looking at the world differently.  Now, during the shutdown these last few months I’ve…

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Monday Musings

Self-Isolation Trend #10 We are reaching the point where soon many people will be leaving their home office of the last few months and the steady companionship of their pets to return to their real workplaces.  A troubling trend that could be on the horizon for everyone that will be allowed to leave their homes…

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Monday Musings

Self-Isolation Trend #7 The no sports trend has been going on for months and I’ve had a few different reactions throughout this trend.  First phase was during the initial shock where it was still too painful to watch ESPN, check my sports notifications or watch any replays.  Second phase included still not watching ESPN, glancing…

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Monday Musings

Self-Isolation Trend #4 In all my very early mistaken beliefs that as an introvert I could handle these self-isolation days, another trend I did not predict was the zooming popularity of video chat platforms Zoom, FaceTime, Skype and Google Hangouts (to just name a few) between work requirements and the extroverts who quickly discovered they…

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