Author Archives: SusanB

About SusanB

Retired early. Lives frugally. Quilter. Knitter. Crocheter.

Review: 65 Things to Do When You Retire

65 Things to Do When You Retire, 65 Notable Achievers on How to Make the Most of the Rest of Your Life edited by Mark Evan Chimsky is not a book suggesting a bucket list or a “to do” list … Continue reading

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Frog Season

I was trimming the bush below my kitchen window this morning and looked up to see a grey lump sitting on the window. “Is that a frog?” I thought. I gave it a gentle poke and it wiggled a little. … Continue reading

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Daily Puppy Cuteness

My last 3 posts have been about snow, but that does not mean I want to be a weather blogger. I’m not going to talk about the 8″ of snow that fell last weekend, the ice slick on my front … Continue reading

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Happy 1st Day of Spring!

Hello, Spring! The birds are chirping. Tender green shoots of grass are sprouting. New leaves are forming on the trees. Wait a minute! Someone forgot to tell Mother Nature that today is the 1st day of Spring. She sent us … Continue reading

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No More Snow, Please

Dear Mother Nature, Two major snow storms in less than 6 days is enough. Please do not send any more snow that requires snowplows, snow blowers, snow shovels and ice melt to make roads, driveways and sidewalks passable. Thank You! … Continue reading

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Digging Out

Did you hear that a major winter storm hit the Midwestern United States yesterday? The metro Kansas City area was smack dab in the middle of that storm’s path. Schools and many businesses closed for the day. Snow started falling … Continue reading

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