Tag Archives: Retirement

Renovating. Its a long slow process…. apparently

Well, it’s been months since I have posted.  such is the excitement that is my life I guess. To be fair, it’s been winter.  It’s been bloody cold and bloody wet and I become extremely unmotivated at this time of … Continue reading

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Life and Death Of Well Used Laptop

Today, I am using a beautiful new silver HP Envy laptop.  Why?  Because a week ago, my 7 year old HP laptop crapped itself, taking with it everything.. EVERYTHING!!! All my photos, writing, assorted documents that I wasn’t supposed to … Continue reading

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Let’s Cook Something! – Latkes (Or as I call them Potato Pancakes)

Recently I came across a recipe for latkes.  Typically a Jewish dish at  Hanukkah time.  We’ve eaten these on and off for years and simply call them either fritters or potato pancakes.  These were a little different to how I make them … Continue reading

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My Green Thumb – An Adventure In Veggie Growing Entry 1

Well, today I finally got my beds filled with soil. I should explain.  Over the last five years or so, my knees have been deteriorating to the point where I’m close to bone on bone in the joint. Frankly, it … Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye!

So this is it.  My last day of working here. Everyone keeps coming and asking me am I sad.  I’m not.  I’m happy.  I’m satisfied with the 9 years I have given it.  I’m happy with my decision to go.  … Continue reading

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