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Leisure Friday

After a very busy week, I decided to treat today as a day of leisure. As I curled up with my morning pot of tea and my weekend novel, I had that delicious sense of relaxation that always reminds me of a cat stretching. 50 more words

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A Breath of Fresh Air

I woke up this morning to the sight and sound of trees blowing in the wind and went downstairs to put a load of laundry in the washing machine. 158 more words

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The Absurdities of Zoom Voice Recognition

This fall, I am teaching a women’s history course via Zoom for the Maine Senior Colleges. Each week’s class is recorded on Zoom and the recording is shared with the class – great for review and also for those who missed class. 138 more words

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Turkeys Behaving Badly

When I wake up each morning, I turn on the radio and listen to NPR news while I do my back exercises and get washed and dressed and ready for the day. 135 more words

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Comfort TV

With most of my usual social outlets cut off by the pandemic, I’ve been turning to comforting television programs for a nightly dose of relaxation, courtesy of my Acorn TV subscription. 85 more words

COVID-19 Pandemic

Here Yesterday, Gone Today

For the past few days, I’ve been nursing an irritation of my sciatic nerve. This has not been full-blown sciatica with its shooting pain down the back of the leg. 146 more words

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Caipirinhas - not just Brazil's favourite cocktail!

Family favourites can date back 70 years – or 70 days …… which is exactly where the Caipirinha cocktail fits into the Barnard Family Food spectrum! 445 more words