We are both excited and terrified at the same time, its retirement time! 6 years of planning, multiple planning meetings, eating at home, packing lunches, working overtime for years, driving used cars, we have no cottage, no RVs, no 4 wheelers, using coupons, garage sale shopping, reviews of income, savings, planning.. plan some more andContinue reading “Partially Retired”
I am a young 52 years old today, and celebrating this entire year for sure! My plans are to make this year more about me and David. Taking better care of ourselves. We definitely have given most of ourselves away for years and this is going to finally be a time for us. David andContinue reading “It’s my Birthday!”
Even the tiles on the ground, look like a ceramic blue
We always ask our Uber drivers the best places to eat, this guy was right a best bakery for sure. Panaderia Espana Bakery: https://www.facebook.com/PanaderiaEspana/ We ate pastry so lite, they were air, and octopus marinade in a vinaigrette. A local coconut pudding, and beef empanada, ham croquettes, whew I’m full. Think we will sit forContinue reading “Panaderia Espana Bakery”
A new moon bioluminance swim in Puerto Rico, one of the coolest things we have done!
Just two random cats we saw enjoying a hot afternoon siesta. More kitties from random locations Then a delicious Gelato, a 10 on both flavors. I had chocolate pretzel carmel, David had chocolate almond carmel. But we both agree mine was better, the salty crunch was perfect
We have bad wanderlust, bad! I’m having trouble focusing at work and home since I have worked all thru Covid and hard. I had to get away, so Orlando here we are! We are headed to San Juan, Puerto Rico , we like to be last minute. But this is what we have learned withContinue reading “Traveling during Covid”
Lunch of chicken and pork empanados? Were not sure, but it was local and tasty. It took a few minutes to make but they were fresh and really good. Next we stopped at the Wicked Lily, Condodo beach Puerto Rico for an afternoon drink at the beach. I had the Lily’s Colada, rich and creamy.Continue reading “A drink and bite on the beach”
Headed to a surprise destination.
While we cannot travel, we still can enjoy each other and date each other, so tried a new place, the Marine City Fish Company. We were told, get a reservation, but we did not need one at 4:30pm on a Friday, the only time they told us they had one, it was fine, we areContinue reading “Marine City, MI Date Night with David”
We had two parties this weekend, first a dinner for my moms birthday 85years old, and then an ice cream party yesterday for their 64th Wedding anniversary. Both celebrations were September 3rd, but thought why not celebrate twice on two days, twice the fun! So we did, both September 3rd, and September 6th. More toContinue reading “Happy Labor Day”
Our youngest son graduated, so five children ready for the world! Feels like a miracle. All strong and brave and out there!
We will try and visit him again one more time before the end if the year, but, glad to have the short time. Our son is in the airforce in Dover, Delaware. He has 2 years in his 4 year contract and settled nicely and is thriving. He asked us to bring him his things,Continue reading “Fourth of July visit with our son”
So after Davids bicep tendon surgery, and me working all the time, tomorrow is fathers day and we are having a celebration 🍾. We will post some pictures of the party, which is way better than these surgical scar pictures
Grocery shopping is getting hard around our town, looking for input on what to say next time I have a crabby shopper who I need to respond to
This Mothers Day we are spending at home, having ham and potato dinner. We visited my Mother and Father Yesterday when we grocery shopped, and my brother is stopping over today. We picked up Mom a hanging basket, a Polish Bird but from metal on a stick which we proudly placed in her front yard,Continue reading “Happy Mothers Day”
Well, I have not written in over a week, because between all the work we have been doing around the house on Quarantine and me working at the hospital and at home. David has been working around the house – ALOT, and well he was putting in the dock he built and the ramp wasContinue reading “David needs arm Surgery tomorrow”
There has been A LOT of cold weather here in Michigan and we just put in our bees, and we were not sure if they would make it the weekend with all the freezing weather and snow, but they lived!
What our family is up to this week? Beekeeping, building a floating dock, working in the hospitals.
What are you up to while quarantine at home? We are keeping busy, so not to keep bored.
A Pirate Cruise complete with plank, and rope swing and all you can drink Rum. Living the best life!
We are just walking around, and I see a fort at the top of the hill. It is HOT out, but I want to check it out, so we start walking. The streets are difficult to walk – because they are narrow with steep uneven sidewalks, or sometimes no sidewalks and cars are moving byContinue reading “Fort George, Grenada”
While we are back and quarantine at home, I am posting on our trip just a few/two weeks ago. We had a day in port at Grenada and nothing planned so decided just to walk around everywhere…. a few pictures to share of our walk around the bay. Locals were lined up to buy aContinue reading “Walking around Grenada”
Were back from our cruise, but then I came down with a fever of 103, and a cough. Since I work in a hospital, prior to returning they made me get tested and turns out I only have a stinker flu – my temp is down to 100 at this point so on my wayContinue reading “Sushi at Sea”
Almost stuck on a cruise ship – but safe and at home! Whew!!!!
This is the second time this year we had a meal worthy of adding to our top ten best meals ever. This meal is the Mofongo – skirt steak with garlic sauce at Punto de Vista Rooftop Restaurant. https://tapterminals.com/punto-de-vista-restaurant/ The guide at Barcardi tour said this was the place to eat, and we love localContinue reading “Best Meal San Juan, Puerto Rico”
What should we do other than eat, swim, sleep in late, enjoy each other, and hang out on a Beach…. we decided to Tour the Bacardi Distillery. We Uber it over… and David says as we pull into the Bacardi complex, they should name a building after you. I do love Bacardi Silver Rum! WeContinue reading “Bacardi Tour, Puerto Rico”
We just landed, and were not even done with our new Orleans posts yet, so here we are enjoying life and the beach and each other!
I just finished up my taco snack and David spots crawfish lunch special at turtle bay $12.00 2lbs with corn and potatoes. We have to stop
On the way walking to another parade I saw this Mexican restaurant and the chips with plantains and salsa caught my eye. A quick snack that turned into a lunch. I guess you cant eat southern creole the whole trip…. well I could, but just sounded great and it was.
We are in New Orleans, LA for Mardi Gras. We always have wanted to travel to the worlds greatest festivals and celebrate life. So, last night they closed up the Endymion parade, because for the second time this week a person somehow was crushed by a float and died. Prayers and Love to these familiesContinue reading “Café Du Monde & Walking around New Orleans”
Well were here in New Orleans and Mardi gras is everything we imaged. A few pictures to share of our first parade
Were off to Mardi Gras
We had a Valentine’s nite party, to celebrate love for family and friends. Had a wonderful time, sharing a few pictures.
A Family Valentine party is in the works, more to follow tomorrow!
Ok, finalized a trip to Puerto Rico. We wanted to donate supplies while there, but can find nothing online about donations when visiting, so I am going with a trip to a local church and then dropping off kids toys and school supplies. Wish we had a real list of what is needed, so ifContinue reading “Trip to Puerto Rico”
We are consider a short trip to Puerto Rico to fill our Cancelled trip to China. But there was just an Earth Quake there recently, so if we do go, we are going to have to take some helper supplies, will look into that and what to bring. Will do my research and get backContinue reading “Reschedule a trip”
Decided last night we are going to have to put off our China trip not because we’re scared of being sick with Corona virus but because we’re scared of being quarantine. The idea of being locked in a room for 3 weeks when we arrive and not seeing the sites, or coming home and beingContinue reading “Putting off our China trip”
Soon we are off to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, and our plan to visit as many Festivals in the World we can. Follow us along!
David and I are on a date, my New Years fortune is.. Luck is coming your way! We will take that luck!
Happy New Year from our family, May 2020 bless you and your family with Health and wonderful times.
Ulu Knife Cheese Platter We finally used our Alaskan Native Ulu knife we purchased. A Cheese Slicer today – worked perfectly!
Love our family!
Well at this point, we had a lot to drink and a lot to eat and a lot of friendship and conversation, so what is left to do – Sing and Drink more at the Red Head Piano Bar, some of the friends left, some showed up – lots of fun for all! Benny andContinue reading “Red Head Piano Bar – Chicago”
A Late night dinner with friends after a day of courses at Radiological Society of North America – Chicago
Friendship and Chicago – a wonderful combination. RSNA Chicago is over, but these friends and our time together was the best memory.
We visited the Chicago Roastery on Michigan mile. It was everything and more than we heard it would be a sight for the eyes, like a Disney land of Coffee
Luncheon with friends at Bubba Gump restaurant at Chicagos Navy Pier in the middle of RSNA – RAdiological Society of North America Meeting.
Plans for 2020 Chicago trip date night dinner with my incredible husband!
A quick lunch between lectures with my friends at a Dim Sum Restaurant – dim sum[ˌdim ˈsəm]NOUN a Chinese dish of small steamed or fried savory dumplings containing various fillings, served as a snack or main course.
At the GE Revolution lecture and cocktail party, learning and loving life!
Dinner with Friends and Coworkers at Lawrys Steak House – Chicago, Illinois for RSNA meeting
Dinner out with my husband and great friends at Lawrys steak house last nite.
It is my Fathers 90th Birthday party! Love this man and his love of us!
The Lobby at the FireKeepers hotel is a Huge entrance with a light up tower at the center, and seven pillars of the Tribe and humanity surrounding it. – Humility, Wisdom, Love, Respect, Bravery, Truth, Honesty. Love is my favorite. David’s favorite is Bravery. Love the local Indian tribe history and will be sharing aContinue reading “Lobby at the FireKeepers Hotel – 7 pillars of the Tribe Battle Ck, MI”
I had some work to complete in Battle creek, so we decided to spend the weekend at the local Casino and Hotel – Firekeepers. Typically when I work and stay in the area, we stay in downtown Kalamazoo – at the Radisson Plaza Hotel. The downtown Kalamazoo area has so many local places to walkContinue reading “Weekend at FireKeepers Hotel and Casino, Battle Creek, MI”
It’s my birthday weekend we decided to go to FireKeepers hotel to enjoy ourselves but as well as me work at the local hospitals in the area. New job through snow in 40 mile per hour winds to arrive at the hotel we decided to eat here at Nibi restaurant. We enjoyed everything as ifContinue reading “Firekeepers hotel, Battle creek, mi – Date night”
We booked a Spring 2020 trip to China with Stunning Tours to visit Beijing, Xian, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Shanghai. We cannot wait.
Fall visit to the Packard proving grounds for a vintage art show!
Family trip to the Apple Orchard
We had a Halloween Party this weekend, just sharing a few pictures. Some of our friends and my parents enjoying the party.
David and I read this and we live this way, we shared this with all of our five children and now share it with you. This original post is at infintelyadaydreamer.com
Saw this driving from one work site until another, and since I work in radiology, had to share it!
Months ago, I agreed to lecture two weekends on Radiation nulcear safety and attend a lecture on new nuclides. Tired, but glad …