Happy Saturday! It’s time for a new Seven for Saturday post, when I share an assortment of things on my mind this week: 1 – Feeling Sociable Thankfully I am feeling less withdrawn lately post-fires and in the mood for going out into the world and seeing friends. This week has been the most social I have had since October 8th. Monday, I went to lunch at Monti’s in Santa Rosa with my friend Elizabeth of…

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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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Hello, friends! I know it seems like I have gone into hiding and I guess in some ways I have. The Northern California fires destroyed so very many of our friends’s homes ( I stopped counting at 40) and came within several yards of taking our house and everything in it. Yesterday, our insurance person came out to look at our fences. Two of them blew down during the wind storm that happened before and…

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It’s been three weeks since my last Seven for Saturday post but it feels more like 3 months. What a good feeling it is to be back to blogging and feel some normalcy. Thank you for all the wonderful comments on my last post. I tried to keep up with replies but other things got in the way. I still intend to respond to each one in time. Your comments and words of concern and…

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Hello, friends. By now you have likely heard about the fires here in Northern California that have destroyed thousands of homes and buildings, charred hundreds of thousands of acres and resulted in 35 deaths at last report. It’s an epic disaster. I wanted to check in to let you know my family and I are okay. My stepdaughters, our 4 dogs and I are staying with my sister-in-law (our angel!) in a safe area. My…

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Welcome to October’s How I Wear My! Have you have noticed how the color red is everywhere these days—from clothes to accessories to jewelry? Jill of Everything Just So and I wanted to get in on all this Red Hot fun so we decided to devote this month’s “How I Wear My” to everything scarlet and crimson! Let’s get things started with my How I Wear My partner, Jill! JILL OF EVERYTHING JUST SO “I have more…

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