Monthly Archives: June 2017

Beach Bumming-Learning to Surf!

I told you about our impending beach bum-i-ness a blog or so ago. Beginning the middle of August, we’re moving to an apartment at the beach where we’ll spend the following six months. The finding and renting process has been … Continue reading

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On Balancing the Losses

Before I retired, besides swiveling in my big chair and sniffing the sharpies, I spent many years staring at a balance sheet. Simply put, a balance sheet shows the assets and liabilities of your company. In contemplating how to write … Continue reading

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The RV Series- About that pig….

It’s been an exciting couple of days. Our sixth grandchild was born yesterday.   Our son and daughter in law were blessed with a healthy 8.5 lb boy they’ve named Ace Daniel.  We’ve been having the best time spending a … Continue reading

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The RV Series- Can pigs climb steps?

Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction, or in other words, you can’t make this shit up. Today, a pig moved in across the street. In the RV park. In an RV. Now, I haven’t actually seen the pig with … Continue reading

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The RV Series-That’s the Plan

A blog or so ago we talked about plans and my obsessive need to know what I’m doing. As an aside, I may start using “A blog or so” as a measurement of time.   Like a fortnight or an … Continue reading

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The RV Series- Sunny Days and Priorities

We’re settling into our “parked here for awhile” routine. Each day after we drop the dogs off at daycare, we drive the 20 miles to Newport Beach to visit our granddaughter Sunny.  Two years ago we were able to stay in … Continue reading

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The RV Series- Tacos, Plans and a New Reality

On the one hand, it feels great to be parked in one place for a length of time. I can settle in, put out a few of the decorations and make this BBOW feel a little like home. On the … Continue reading

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The RV Series- Either/Or but Not Both

We spent the last few days on a lovely lot in a motorcoach resort in Las Vegas.   I should clarify that I was there only one day and Dave spent the other two alone with the dogs. I spent … Continue reading

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A Motherless Child,a Long Way from Home.

My mother died today. It wasn’t unexpected and in reality, dementia had already taken who she was, but her heart kept beating.   She was 97 years old, and today her physical body finally released her spirit. I was not there. … Continue reading

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The RV Series- The Longest Day

The alarm sounded at 4 am. Because I had just managed to drift off to sleep not long before, I  gave myself another hour of sleep and crossed makeup off my to-do list. We drove through the west gates of Yellowstone … Continue reading

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