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Day 337; Footnotes of I Managed to Get a Little Done In spite of Interruptions

Today did not go as hoped. I had so many big plans. I had a list and it was long. The minute I stepped outside to start, mom drove by to her house. within minutes she was up standing in … Continue reading

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How Does One Say Thank you?

In a short time from now, my son and I will join a group of Jeep drivers who have spent the last few weeks helping to collect toys for the Marine’s Toys for Tots drive. Boxes have been out and … Continue reading

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Day340- Footnotes of Day Five of Seeking the Reason for the Season

 Was today busy enough?  Its for sure that the hustle and bustle is definitely ramping up and things are getting more than a little crazy. If you decide to do in person shopping, best remember your list, your mask and … Continue reading

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Day 339; Footnotes of Day Four of Seeking the Reason for the Season

 Trapped at home today I wasn’t able to go out in the world to do any physical seeking. The sky wasn’t inviting, nor was the temperature. Even if my car wasn’t missing a tire, I don’t know that I would … Continue reading

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Day 332; Footnotes of a Black Friday Kind of Day

Mom and I actually quit doing the Black Friday shopping a couple years ago. We never tried to get there the day before and camp, but we’d go out  around ten in the morning and wander around. But with her … Continue reading

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Lessons in Retirement and a Heart that Refuses to Hear

  Retirement means changes. Drastic, way of life changes.  I have been officially retired less than a week. I knew that things would be different, and I would have to think in an entirely new way, but this is frustrating. … Continue reading

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Day 326; Footnotes of Why I do What I do

 Or at least part of it anyway. When I get a purpose on my heart, I tend to go all out in support. I do it for Relay for Life, which is another story, and right now, I’m doing it for … Continue reading

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Day325; Mission Accomplished, but Not Over

  I knew this morning, it was going to be game on. I had been given several options to try in my quest for optimizing my toy purchasing budget and I was ready.  I wanted to check the local dollar … Continue reading

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Day 324; Footnotes of a Kinda But Not Quite Failed Mission

Your mission, should you choose to accept it…shop for toys for tots. I was given a monetary donation today for the Toys for Tots campaign the Jeepin’ group I belong to is holding. Due to their work hours, they couldn’t … Continue reading

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Day 321; Footnotes of a Turkey Day

 No, to my knowledge it wasn’t Thanksgiving anywhere today. And considering that my son is definitely over the Covid thing, yeah, he had that but he’s better. Trust me. The way he was determined to annoy me today was beyond … Continue reading

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