Lucy’s First Christmas

Today’s photos are courtesy of Lisa Marinelli Murphy, my nephew Robert’s wife.


I’ve shared photos from Robert & Lisa before. They share their photos of the autumn trips to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan celebrating their anniversary. Their honeymoon photos are at Fall in Michigan.

Robert adopted a rescue basset hound some years ago.  His wife had an old beagle and old cat.  When they married, they called their home the old animal rescue as a joke.


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How To Create A Cozy Home

Here we are still staying close to home to stay safe. You might be working, you may not be working, but you are still at home. Last month I wrote about staying well while working at home.  The discussion included setting up a working space, setting boundaries, following a schedule, and including exercise in your day.  It’s not an ideal situation, but it could be worse. At first, staying at home is like playing hooky from school. You don’t have to fight traffic commuting to work each day.  However, it only takes a couple of weeks for you to feel stressed and bored. Read More