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About prichie

I'm married and even though it took me 3 times to find the love of my whole life, I truly value the idea of marriage. With only a few, very few, years left before retirement, I am doing a lot of dreaming and planning about what those years will bring. I'm a happy, confident person who sometimes tests the norm in my daily fashion. I'm pleased with where I am in life and plan on sticking around for many many years!

Why, You Ask? Why Do We Go South? Why not stay in Ontario, in the country we were born in?

As WilleR and I wake up each day, whether it be in the middle of December or the beginning of February, this question is answered in a heartbeat. I peek out of my small bedroom window without even lifting my … Continue reading

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Life is Short

We’ve all said it, we’ve all seen it and some of us have experienced it much too close to home but it is a lesson learned no matter how it is presented to us.             … Continue reading

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The Beat Goes On

With winter behind us, and I sure say that lightly since we had more than a dusting of snow and cold temps late into May, it is time to get the creaks out of our bones, the warm clothes packed … Continue reading

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Backyard Visitor

I remember a sister, yes, one of the Sunflower Girls, talking a year or so ago about the beautiful blue herons. Funny to me, because although they are impressive and huge, WilleR and I have not called them anything but … Continue reading

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What Goes Around………….you know.

It’s true, the old adage we have all heard so often. Sometimes things don’t fall into place on their own, sometimes we need to give them a push by stepping up to the plate, climbing through that window that opened … Continue reading

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Family Recently, I have been adding information to my father-in-law’s version of his family tree. I felt privileged when he sent me the invitation to join, really it was just an invitation to add my family history, but these are … Continue reading

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Such a Looong Story!

This is the result of a long run-around with WordPress to get my connection working again. I think it has worked. I have my big sister to thank. She loves a mystery and won’t stop until it is solved. So … Continue reading

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Too Many Passwords!

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand that in this modern world of technology, blended with the increased security risks to our personal property, information and identification, day to day living can be very very challenging. So go back … Continue reading


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Stages and Staging…… dot dot

Television is a cool commodity, first invented in 1926, first broadcast in our country around 1941.  Families today have come to recognize that it is a very necessary feature to have in the home. Gone are the days of yore … Continue reading

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Silhouettes in the Shade?

I never want to be labelled as rude, ever, so I do my best to be friendly in most situations, especially when an acquaintance is involved. When I think I see a friend or co-worker from a distance, is it better to wave … Continue reading

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