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November, 2019
Peter, Karl.Leslie,Phyllis and Irene and Lorry

Peter, Karl.Leslie,Phyllis and Irene and Lorry

(this photo refuses to go where I want it to go. It is part of our Thanksgiving get together at Pete and Pennys and I am trying to put it where it belongs!. Sometimes computers just will not listen to directions. Sorry)

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. At this time of the year, I like to thank my “super power” for the many blessings bestowed upon me read more…

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Trick or Treat – October, 2019

What a month this has been! In fact, lets just say what a year this has been!. But first things first!. At the beginning of October,

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Sizzling September, 2019

What a crazy HOT HOT HOT month this has been! The beginning as well as the middle of September here in Florida still had temperatures in the mid nineties with heat indexes of 105-110. It has really been awful .And to think that Fall has arrived? I dont know where, but certainly not here!

I have managed to get out a lot with friends for lunch and dinner,

Dinner with Rosanna

Dinner with Rosanna

but again, forgive me for totally forgetting to take those photos!. Have a few but will promise to TRY and remember in the future. Even I want to have them for memories! (Guess the heat really does affect the brain – or so they say)! Have truly enjoyed my time with Peggy and Sam, Helen, Cher, Susan, Rosanna as well as Nancy. You are all very special to me and I always enjoy our times together over wine or a meal. Also managed to catch up with a lot of family and friends on the telephone – something we just don’t do often enough and it is really so nice – much better than email or a text message. In fact, I recently drove over to the East Coast of Florida (Stuart) to visit cousins Leslie and Sandy who I had not seen in quite a while. How much fun was that! Always a hoot catching up with family and reminiscing about our youth, what we did or did not do, etc. Fun times!

Made it a point to get together with a good friend from Leadership St. Pete – Matt Becker. Always loved Matt and he has decided to run for U. S. Congress in 2020. I promised him I would do whatever I could to help the campaign. You will be hearing more, but for those of you in Florida, please remember that name as he IS going to WIN and be a new Congressman from the great state of Florida!

Matt Becker with Phyllis at a very EARLY meeting

Matt Becker with Phyllis at a very EARLY meeting

Seems I have been living at TMobile this past month- literally!. Either I have trouble with my phone or I have trouble with my Magic Jack number on my phone ( as well as off the phone- a nightmare to say the least). However, two guys keep saving my life. Justin, who has the patience of a Saint, truly he does – can get on the phone and just smile, talk softly and sweetly and if it takes an hour, so be it, he gets done what needs to be done. And IBI, my dear friend who happened to be born in Medellin, Colombia but grew up in the states has the other patience of another Saint and he wound up not only helping with the phone, but got my iPad back on track and working like a new one!. To these two men, I owe them everything for helping me out. You all do know how technologically disadvantaged I am and have NO patience with any of this. YES- I am a female and proud of it!. My attributes are in other areas!!!!!!\

Justin, Phyllis and Ibi

Justin, Phyllis and Ibi

As you know I have been looking for a decent place to live but so far I still have not found the “right” place for me. But I am busy looking. I realize that where I have been renting is definitely NOT the community I would like to be in. Too many older people and sickly which makes it very depressing. So onward and upward we go. I have been doing well except for the Plantar’s Fasciatis I developed about a month ago. The Cortisone shot did not work at all and the pain has been unbelievable and really affecting my ability to walk. However, a friend suggested a Sports Medicine Massage Therapist and I must say that after a few visits, I am walking fairly comfortable and it is working. I still have some discomfort but basically I am 90% better and so grateful.

Getting ready to go to Indianapolis in a few days  to visit Jeff, Susie, Max and Sam. Miss seeing the boys growing up and want to take advantage of being close enough to go and see them every so often. You know there will be pictures of all of that !. And as this month comes to an end, I know this has been short, but nothing very exciting going on- I just want to take this opportunity to wish all of my family and friend that celebrate,

L’Shana Tova – a beautiful, happy, healthy and sweet New Year and may everyone and their families be blessed in this coming year.

Until next month with more news, more photos and more of everything……… I send much love and hope you will all continue to keep in touch!

2019-2020 School Picture of Sam

2019-2020 School Picture of Sam

My 11 year old grandson is really growing up and becoming a very handsome young man!. Cant wait to see them both and hug, hug, hug them!

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August, 2019

Once again, cannot believe how the time is flying by! I sent out a Blog mid-July as I was going to Panama for a visit,

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July, 2019

This month’s Blog is going out early as I am getting ready to leave for Panama for about three weeks read more…

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June 2019-Learning the Souffle,
Greetings once again from the HOT, and I do meet HOT place of St. Petersburg, Florida. It has been a bitch of a month

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May, 2019

After a very hectic and disappointing last two weeks of April, and almost all of May – I am finally beginning to get settled and problems read more…

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Those April Showers- 2019

Packing up once again but this time only with clothes (and a few other things) that I brought to Panama for only 3 months! BUT

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Winds of March, 2019
Hato Viego

Hato Viego

As I sit and reflect on the “Winds of March” – I realize what a hectic and frantic month it truly was! It was a lot of fun, but my poor body is feeling the aches and pains

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Fun, Fantastic February, 2019

What a great month this has been! Started out with me throwing a Wine and Cheese Party for friends here on the beaches. read more…

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