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About nan5perkins

Been there, done that, got the t shirt, now use it to dust.

The Hills Are Alive

Note: This post was written before Pearl’s passing. As far as we know she no longer hums. One summer Pearl stayed with her daughter for a couple of days. When she returned, she brought with her a little something extra. … Continue reading

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Shop and Don’t Stop

  About 10 years ago my daughter and I took Pearl (my ninety plus year old mother in law) out shopping thinking she would enjoy Chico’s. Ladies, how many places can you still shop and comfortably try on a size three? My kind of miracle. … Continue reading

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Retirement Is A Walk In The Park

This post is dedicated to D. You know who you are. Years and miles do not separate friends. I retired a step at a time. Step One.  Go from full to part time. Do that for a month       … Continue reading

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#BlogTour – Murder Strikes A Pose by @TracyWeberTypes #Mystery #Yoga

#BlogTour – Murder Strikes A Pose by @TracyWeberTypes #Mystery #Yoga.

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The Getaway

We have our house on the market. This all started when Pearl was with us. Our go to place when we have a showing is the library. Great idea, right? Close by, free, lots of fresh magazines to choose from, … Continue reading

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A Spoonful Of Medicine Or Sugar Or Something

 Note: This post was written in late 2013, a few weeks prior to Pearl’s passing  It’s a curious thing to me, but Pearl loves to take her medicine. Remembering back to the days her husband, “Doc”, was alive, she would … Continue reading

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Like Yesterday

Pearl passed on January 11, 2014. She would have turned 100 in just a few short weeks. We found her in her bed after remarking that the lights coming on didn’t disturb her. She had passed peacefully in her sleep. … Continue reading

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