Author Archives: scr4pl80

About scr4pl80

I'm a 60-ish, married, mom to 3, creative soul looking to make the world a better place one smile at a time.

Jumping Through July – Vision Card Update

In December I made my vision cards to help me navigate through this year.  I keep them in my planner and really don’t look at them much until around June when I take them out to make notes on the … Continue reading

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Jumping Through July – 2020 – I did it!

I managed to clean up all the duplicates from my WordPress blog going back to 2017.  I deleted 2014 – 2016 completely since they were so old and moved forward from there.  Donna from Retirement Reflections asked how I did … Continue reading

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Jumping through July – 2020

It’s the 4th already.  We will be shooting off some safe and sane fireworks in front of our house tonight and while we have invited another family to join us, and a neighbor or two may be out there also, … Continue reading

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June Journeys – 2020

LA over at Wakinguponthewrongsideof50 gives us this quiz today.  Favorite kind of vacation:  It’s been so long since I went on a real vacation I don’t remember what they are like.  I’d like to go on a cruise and/or a … Continue reading

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June Journeys – 2020 Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Nail

I thought I had this blogging stuff nailed when I took John’s advice and used IFTTT (If This Then That) to simulcast my blog posts from Blogger to WordPress.  Things seemed to be working so well until the other day … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s May 2020 – The End is Near

Tomorrow will be the end of the month of May.  I’ve posted twice, three times if you count the first one but that was about the A to Z in April so… What’s been happening?   Well, since the Shelter-in-Place is … Continue reading

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Maybe it’s May – 36th Anniversary Edition

Yep, 36 years ago yesterday at a Vista Point overlooking Lake Tahoe in Zephyr Cove, Nevada, my husband and I got married. I say we have a fairy tale story… Oh, those days before kids when we were kids. I … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s May – 2020 – Escapist Coloring Club

It is May, I know because we are no longer doing the April A to Z Challenge but that is about the only way I know.  Here is my coloring for the Escapist Coloring Club hosted by Linda.  They are … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – Reflections

I finished another A to Z Challenge and I’ve got the badge to prove it!  This was my fifth year and I had set myself a monumental task of scrapbooking 26 concerts using the band names or song titles for … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge – 2020 – Zoo

We come to our final letter of the alphabet today!  “Z” is for “Zoo” sung by the Scorpions.  We saw the Scorps for the first time in 1982 at Day on the Green.  When we started going to concerts more … Continue reading

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