Category Archives: This and That

I’m Taking a Short Break

“On the road again . . . “ We’re heading North to celebrate our granddaughter’s graduation from high school. We’ll also take some time to visit with family and then roam around a bit. Joyfully Retired will return in a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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Looking Forward To A New Year In Reading

I hope you are having a happy holiday season. I also hope some of your gifts this year were books. I’m excited about the books I’ll be reading in the year ahead. For one thing, the two book clubs I … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing you and  your family a warm and happy Christmas filled with love, laughter, good food, and    

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My Favorite Books of 2016

It’s always fun to look back and select the books that were my favorites this year. I’m very grateful for these retirement years when I can indulge myself with all these wonderful books as well as the chance to spend … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

Come, ye thankful people, come, raise the song of harvest home; All is safely gathered in, ere the winter storms begin. God our Maker doth provide for our wants to be supplied; Come to God’s own temple, come, raise the … Continue reading

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Taking Some Time Off

We are off to do some camping, maybe even a little fishing. We want to join in on the birthday celebration for the National  Park Service. Happy Birthday! Thanks for many, many years of happy travels you have given us. … Continue reading

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Have A Nice Long Weekend

The 4th of July doesn’t always fall on a Monday. This one is special. Enjoy it to the fullest. Happy 4th of July!!

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Update From the Last Couple Of Weeks

I’ve had a couple of crazy weeks and I thought I’d catch you up on what’s going on. I took a blogging vacation and went to visit my eldest daughter’s family in Portland. It’s only been a couple of months … Continue reading

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