Category Archives: fun

The Basics of Swim Spas

I had no idea what I was getting into when we bought a swim spa. I thought you just ordered it, put it in the backyard, fill it up, and started swimming. I didn’t know I needed degrees in chemistry, … Continue reading

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The First Annual (hopefully) Year in Review from Purrkitten & Spouse

I used to think these annual holiday letters were a bit narcissistic and pretentious. However, as I get older, I find I genuinely look forward to reading them to catch up with friends. So I am embarking on what will … Continue reading

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At last – a blog entry

It’s been nearly two years since my last entry.  What in the hell have I been doing all that time?  I’ve been in school.  Yup, I ranted in a post two years ago about the incompetence of the school I … Continue reading

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You know you’re over 50 when…

More and more, I get daily, if not hourly reminders that I am over 50.  I don’t like it, but as my mother says, the alternative isn’t so hot.  So in the vein of Jeff Foxworthy, here goes. You know … Continue reading

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DVR and OCD

I have this thing about details.  I notice some things that other people don’t see.  Oh, not everything, but there are some details that elude other people and they just scream “Hey, over here!” to me.  I’m thinking this is … Continue reading

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Resolving to not resolve

I’ve never been a big fan of New Year’s resolutions.  I’ve tried them and I usually fail.  Then I feel like a failure, which leads to more resolutions to stop failing.  It’s a vicious circle.  So I have stepped off … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

I’ve been thinking about dying lately.  No, not “I’m gonna die!  Oh, sh$%^&*, what am I going to do?”  More like, “what do I want to accomplish now that I’m in my 50’s and I have a lot less time … Continue reading

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