Category Archives: quit smoking

A Whole Life

Slowly and carefully I am taking small steps towards going from a Whole 30 diet to a Whole 30 Lifestyle. I suppose you can say I am trying to create a Whole Lifestyle. With new born excitement about not just … Continue reading

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Three Whole Years – Smoke Free – Happy Easter

It is Easter Sunday, the day us Christians celebrate the resurrection of our savior Jesus Christ, but today is also a very personal celebration day for me as well. It was just three years ago that I made the decision … Continue reading

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Career Survival – Constant Act of Recreating One’s Self

As I move into a new year and continue to take the silent vow of simplicity I once again find myself filled with staying busy. My career choice leads me in directions where the act of “recreating oneself”, is a … Continue reading

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More Change

It is the morning after a historical Presidential election and based on the numbers it appears that more people favored Donald Trump over Hilary Clinton. Does this really mean anything? Americans have lost faith in its Federal Government a long … 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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Oh, New Year’s Day here you come again!

Oh New Years day here you come again. You set a mark of day number one of the next 365 days we call “next year”. It is a time to reflect on the year passing and making promise to the … 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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What do you call a cow that just had a baby?

De CALF inated………………………………. I know, I know, it’s udderly ridiculous. LOL

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Remembering the Day

Fourteen years ago today I remember it was my day off and I had to go to the pharmacy to pick up medication for my child. I waited in line to get up to the counter where I could let … Continue reading

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