Wear A #$@%ing Mask!

yuriko/ August 20, 2020/ Health, Life and Stuff

This is just an observation. COVID-19 is very contagious.  Extremely contagious.  Back in December, when it was first discovered in China, the United States had no real clue as to what was coming.  The world wasn’t prepared for what was on the horizon.  We thought the fires in Australia were going to be the hallmark of 2020.  Boy, were we

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New Adventures in the Midst of Crisis

yuriko/ April 15, 2020/ Life and Stuff, writing

So…. I’ve moved! (Though, not to the snow-covered north) On a lark, my husband and I decided to fiddle with the idea of upgrading our house.  We’d only lived in our modest 3br/2/ba home for nearly three years, but it was quickly getting a little overcrowded once the in-laws moved in.  It was pretty tight with just the two of

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Life’s Too Short

yuriko/ October 1, 2019/ Bucket List, Life and Stuff, Travel

I was thinking about how life has been flying before my eyes.  I’m already 48 years old and I don’t think I’ve done half as much stuff as I’d like to have done by the time I’ve gotten to my 50th year.   So, in an attempt to make my life a little less mediocre (in my own eyes), I’ve decided

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There and Back Again

yuriko/ September 25, 2019/ Fangirl, Game of Thrones, Life and Stuff, Travel

As promised, I’m back from my trip abroad to the UK with photos of some of the lovely things I saw. I don’t think I can say enough good things about Belfast, Northern Ireland.  I loved the city, and I loved the people I met.  I loved walking the city center and getting lost amongst all of the street art. 

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It’s Been a Long, Long Time…

yuriko/ September 2, 2019/ Health, Life and Stuff

It’s been over 2 months since I’ve updated the blog and I’m very sorry for being away for so long.  There’s been a lot happening in my life – some good, some bad… and a lot of it unexpected. It seems like it’s been forever…. What’s Happening? So, what’s been happening?  I’ve been getting back into reading a bit.  (Well,

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