Tag Archives: life

Giving the Old Year the Boot and Entering the New Year in Flats

Happy New Year F & F! It’s the second week of the New Year and I realize, to some, it may seem a bit late in the game for that greeting, but I feel there should never be a statute of … Continue reading

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We Interrupt This Blog for a Brief Message From…

Hi F&F, This video, from the Cleveland Clinic, should be required viewing for every healthcare professional, every patient, every human being. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense

Hi F&F, Mixed messages about the economy and our money abound. Last week the United States Federal Reserve said it would continue with their quantitative easing policy. The view is that the strategy has been successfully supporting economic growth, yet … Continue reading

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Mother and Motherboard Issues are preventing Posts

Hi F&F, It has been a long stretch without a post. I’m missing this outlet for my thoughts, but circumstances, time and technology have kind of conspired against me of late. On the home front my mom (Mom, inc) had … Continue reading

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My Childhood Soundtrack Remixed for Adulthood Listening

Hi F&F, Like many folks I grew up with the aid of the local PBS (Public Broadcasting Service).  Programs such as Sesame Street, Zoom, Hodgepodge Lodge and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood were often playing in the background at home. These programs … Continue reading

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Sh*t (Transplanted) New Yorkers Say

Hi F&F, This video was shared with me by a friend and fellow native New Yorker, Monique.  It cracked me up. A word of WARNING – This is NOT a tutorial for the newly transplanted resident.  Yes, New Yorkers have … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day

Hi F&F, It’s Earth Day.  Around the world there are all kinds of events and exhibits encouraging us to clean up, green up and use less; in order to Bless planet Earth. If you are not yet on the (hybrid powered) bandwagon; … Continue reading

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A Leisure for Less Post: Me Time Means so Much More When you Volunteer

Hi F&F, The aim of my Leisure for Less (LfL) posts are to share discoveries of fun activities to fill your time; without emptying your pockets.  The posts are about having quality “me time” experiences.  This LfL post may seem … Continue reading

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Giving a Gift to that Very Special Everyone

Hi F&F, This is a quick post. My friend, Gay, shared a lovely You Tube video with me via Facebook.  After I wiped my tears, I thought to share it with you. If you are running down the shot clock … Continue reading

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A Fiddling With Fiber Post: Knit, Purl and Prison Reform

Hi F&F, The late Elizabeth Zimmerman (EZ) is revered among knitters. I think of her as the Julia Child of knitting. Elizabeth Zimmerman did for knitting what Julia Child did for French cooking.  EZ modernized and demystified the art of … Continue reading

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