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#HappinessHappens

Where has the time gone?*  Summer of 2016 is marching on.  Today is National Happiness Happens day (8/8/16), so I thought I needed to catch up on what has been making happy memories for the summer of 2016!  *the question I ask myself most frequently on the blog Gathering with friends and family: At graduations… Continue reading #HappinessHappens

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There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. ~Celia Thaxter

Always so much to be thankful for!  We are marching in to June and the calendar is filled with fun things on the days that work isn’t scheduled (and even on some days when work is scheduled!). Here are a few things I am thankful for from the past few weeks — Friday nights!  Spent… Continue reading There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. ~Celia Thaxter

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12.24.13 What’s Making Me Happy

Merry Christmas everyone!  It has been so long since I posted (more than a month!) and I’ve done many things, so I’ll try to catch up with a whirlwind post of what’s making me happy: I love firsts – even the first day of winter!  It means the days are getting longer and we are… Continue reading 12.24.13 What’s Making Me Happy

Mondays · Movies!

Monday Movie Minute…

I saw TWO great movies in the theatre this week – how much fun is that? First, Jenni and I attempted to celebrate VIP Free Movie Day at the Wehrenberg, but the movie we wanted to see was not included in the freeness of movie day.  But we stuck with our plan to see Captain Phillips –… Continue reading Monday Movie Minute…

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Snapshot of a Sunday 4/7/13

I am thankful that I didn’t make a lot of plans for my weekend off.  I was so looking forward to having three days in a row off – Friday, Saturday AND Sunday! So when I woke Thursday morning feeling a little stuffy and scratchy and sniffly, I hoped it wasn’t true.  I bought salt… Continue reading Snapshot of a Sunday 4/7/13

Stuff About Me

What’s Up?!

What I’ve Been Watching: Smash (NBC Tuesday Nights) – It’s so fun to watch this show about putting on a Broadway show.  There’s much that is predictable, but the music and locations are so fun.   Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – Still loving this show and never miss it.  Prince was on Friday night and… Continue reading What’s Up?!

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First February Friday Film Footnotes

I know I have mentioned a few films in my past few posts, but thought I’d do a full-fledged Film Footnote.  It is Friday the First of February, after all. “The Impossible” – Saw this with Marissa at the late-late show on a Wednesday.  Before going, I read a bit about the family the movie is… Continue reading First February Friday Film Footnotes

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Movie Monday!

I haven’t seen anything in the theatres for a few weeks (not that I haven’t wanted to!) but had good Netflix viewing time… Blu-Ray DVDs – so fun! Safety Not Guaranteed – The ad: “Wanted: Somebody to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. P.O. Box 91 Ocean View, WA 99393.… Continue reading Movie Monday!