Category Archives: photography

Baby Fest 2016

For the first time ever we had all of our Grandchildren in one place for a whole week while staying at Anna Maria Island in Florida. It was both wonderful and stressful all wrapped up in an series of events … Continue reading

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Who’s Awesome Today?

Ahhh, I slept in again and it was wonderful. Of course that means that I have very limited time to write this post this morning so I will just share a secret with you. Who ever you are and wherever … Continue reading

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Life is a Series of Movies

Can you believe that is March 25th already? It’s a reminder that time marches forward and yet there are still so many things to get done. Each month I review this task at hand of paying down this mortgage and … Continue reading

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Buying a New Camera

With the purchase of an iPhone last year I thought that I would never have to carry a camera again due it’s picture taking quality. It does take fantastic pictures but there are too many opportunities I miss out on … Continue reading

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What’s your Thing?

There are certain things in life that we have to do, and there are those that we simply love to do. We all have certain chores that we have to do each day to provide for a prosperous, clean and … Continue reading

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Two Weeks on the Job

I made it through two whole weeks of working at the new job and time certainly has flown. Each day seems like the hours are just passing away and before you know it it is time to go home. I … Continue reading

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Games People Play

The wonderful weekend is over and it is time to get back to another anticipated incredible work week. Although I was armed with my camera I ended up taking no pictures other than an ocean shot. Most of the beauty … Continue reading

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1000 Posts on SimpleLivingOver50

I just noticed this morning that I received a notification yesterday that I have published 1000 posts on SimpleLivingOver50. Wow! Where has the time gone. I suppose that I have been doing a lot of writing over the past couple … Continue reading

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Bonneville Hot Springs Resort and Spa

It is a tranquil morning as I gaze at the overcast skies of the Pacific Crest through the tall windows in the lounge area of the Bonneville Resort. I sit besides a large two sided fireplace and can feel the … Continue reading

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More Mass Shootings?

I have really been trying so hard to avoid writing this post but have decided that I must get these feeling out of me in some constructive way. A few days ago we suffered yet another mass shooting in one … Continue reading

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