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5 Things I Am Grateful For This Week

1. We found a new helper! Thank you to recommendations of our previous helper’s friends, she is staying with us for a week now. And how I adore her. She’s young, very eager to learn, always cheerful and polite. Yesterday she asked how we like our coffee to be served. …

Retired and Roughing It Up

“If we are to go around the area, it will take us one full day.” It is 10 o’clock Saturday morning of spring. Sun is warm but the shade of trees keep us cool. The sound of rushing spring water is everywhere. We drove about an hour through a narrow, …

Visiting Disneyland California

This is smaller than Disneyland Paris yet for die-hard Mickey fans, it never loses its charm.  This is the only theme park designed and built under direct supervision of Walt Disney. We visited around Easter time and the whole place was packed! Returning to Gardena from San Francisco, we could …

Little C Discovers Swimming Goggles!

Other parents had been staring like I am the dumbest Mom  for allowing him to swim every single day without goggles. But the concept is so foreign to him no matter how hard I model, he refused.  He will squirm and wiggle out of hold and go as far away …