Seven for Saturday

Happy weekend and welcome to Seven for Saturday ☀️ Let’s get right to it! 1 – New Living Room Furniture Almost two years ago on a whim, Bill and I decided to get rid of the two couches in our living room that our cat shredded. Rather than hold onto them until we got new ones, we figured an empty living room would propel us into a couch search and we’d have new furniture in…

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Welcoming a New Year, Shubin Strong

Happy 2018! Are you elated to be welcoming a new year, too? I’d like to start 2018 off by sharing some thoughts with you about the last three months and share where the blog will – and won’t – be headed this year. 2017 and Changes So much happened during the last quarter of 2017. And because of all the changes and chaos, the blog has taken a back seat, as you likely noticed. Experiencing…

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Seven for Saturday

Welcome to this week’s Seven for Saturday! I hope, if you celebrate the holidays, you are enjoying this holiday season! 1 ~Home for the Holidays 🎄 My husband spent 16 days down south battling the fires this month and returned home late Wednesday night. During those 16 days, he was on three of the six wild land fires but spent the majority of his time at the Thomas Fire. The Thomas Fire is now the…

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Seven for Saturday

Welcome to this week’s Seven for Saturday! 1 – Southern California Fires  I am sure you’ve heard about the horrible wind-driven and drought-fueled fires happening this week in Southern California. My husband, Bill, left with a crew of 20 firefighters and 5 fire engines late Tuesday night. He has been there ever since, along with estimates of 8700 other emergency responders. The last two months have been traumatic, nerve-wracking, frightening and emotional for me, my…

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Seven for Saturday

Welcome to this week’s Seven for Saturday! 1 – Thanksgiving Day  I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving Day if you celebrated. This year Rob, my husband’s younger brother and his wife, Debbie hosted at their home in Sebastopol where I stayed for 11 days last month during our fire evacuation. It was good to return under less worrisome circumstances and always fun to be around our family and Debbie’s. Debbie and her daughter set…

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Seven for Saturday

Happy weekend! I hope you’ve had a great week. I am pleased to report I’ve been feeling a little more like myself the last several days –  so much so I thought I would put up a new Seven for Saturday post. Here’s what’s been happening around here lately. 1 ~ I am 50! This is my first real blog post since turning the big 5-o. While I didn’t spend it in Paris as planned, I…

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