Monthly Archives: January 2012

Day 30: Meet My NBF Up Close and In Person!

Meet my NBF (new best friend for all you old farts out there).  Her name is Ricola.  She’s a bit spicy, very soothing and makes you feel better at least for a few minutes.  She enjoys some quiet time over … Continue reading

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Day 27 – 29: Am I Making Excuses?

This weekend was not a top 10 weekend.  I mean, I hate to complain because obviously, anytime spend with my family is precious.  But, my husband had a small surgical procedure on Friday morning that laid him up for the … Continue reading

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Day 26: Rain, Sleet or Snow Doesn’t Stop MY Family (Except One)

I had a chock-full day today.  I got a ride home from a meeting around 4pm (had three cars at home from the dealership and had to get it down to two thus the ride).  It was already sleeting by … Continue reading

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Day 25: Who Needs a Car When You Can Walk?

Wednesdays are my FAVORITE. I take the mornings off so that I can decompress. My husband went off to the gym and I told him that I’d meet him in West Hartford Center at Starbucks for a coffee before work. … Continue reading

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Day 24: Hijacking My Blog

I went for an early morning walk with my neighbor and friend, Leslie yesterday.  We did our usual up to the top of Orchard and around Balfour both directions before coming home.  It was great as always. But, I’m hijacking … Continue reading

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Day 23: Procrastination

The procrastination started last night.  I didn’t set my alarm. Blame it on falling asleep in front of the TV.  The procrastination lasted all day by convincing myself that I can’t take a half hour from my first day back … Continue reading

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Day 22: Circles, Circles Everywhere

As I walked outside yesterday, I couldn’t get the word “circle” out of my head.  I’m not a math geek or anything (okay, maybe sometimes) but our world is full of circles; the circle of life, the circle to and … Continue reading

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Day 21: How Could 24 Degrees Feel So Different?

We went from 24 degrees celsius to 24 degrees Fahrenheit all in 24 hours.   We woke one day putting on bathing suits and the next putting on snow pants.  And so ends the vacation – bam! I spend my … Continue reading

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Day 20: I Blanked!

  We got up at 5:30am Tobago time (4:30am EST).  We dragged two kids and lots of luggage through three airports.  We drove home from JFK.  We stopped at Key Hyundai of Milford.  We had dinner with my mother in law … Continue reading

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Days 13 – 19: If There is a Heaven, Let’s Hope it Looks Like Tobago

My family and I spent the last week at the Sandy Point Beach Club in Tobago.  In case you don’t know, Trinidad and Tobago are located at the end of the Caribbean Islands right before Venezuela.  They are one country … Continue reading

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