Category Archives: Retirement

April Wednesday

Little Geranium seedlings, grown from seeds from the geranium I grew from seeds 2 years ago.  Oh, it is fun to watch these grow. I am now four months into retirement.  It is far more challenging than I had anticipated. … Continue reading

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Pay Day

So excited about being able to scoop my hair into a ponytail.  Small thing, sure.  But it sure is nice. A lifelong dream of mine was to wear my hair in a bun when I got “old.”  I think I … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning

Went over to Red Rocks a couple of days this week to do the stairs.  It is such a good workout, and restorative mentally as well.  The mountain air, the other people, and the history of the place are very … Continue reading

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Friday

This is a photo from my outing the other day.  I was mostly on trails, walking and running. In this photo, you can see Red Rocks Amphitheater in the center.  It always amazes me to see it, just sitting there. … Continue reading

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I finished the sweater last night!  YAY!  I actually like it and it actually fits!  I took a lot of time with this one and really worked on getting it right, not just “good enough.”  It is not the most … Continue reading

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Finding Myself

Yes, Birkenstocks with hand knit socks.  The Birkenstocks are new.  The socks are probably close to 20 years old… from the last period in my life when I might have thought Birkenstocks were stylish.  I ordered the birks (from Nordstrom … Continue reading

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7 Weeks Into my New Life

I got a new computer yesterday and this is the first thing I am writing with it!  I haven’t got the photos figured out, hence this is not the photo I wanted to use.  But there is a limit to … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude, Health, Rest, Retirement | 3 Comments