Living Nicely: I'm usually so much "Nicer", but BP is starting to mean "being p----d"!

I had a lighthearted, upbeat post forming in my head when I woke up.Then I read the paper......more

Living Nicely: Is Cadmium Shrek's Kryptonite?

Poor Shrek! It appears he and his cohorts have fallen victim to cadmium. Am I making light of a serious subject? Maybe, but the media seems to be making a circus of this latest recall....more

Living Nicely: Still Living

Almost two years ago,I joined the masses and started a blog, and like millions, I posted a few and then quit...A google search of "Living Nicely" made me rethink things.Out of 7,820,000 results, I was #3. Impressive as that sounds, I was #1 a few months ago.So my competitive nature has forced me to try again!I figure if I can spend countless hours wiled away on Facebook and all the 'Villes, I can make time for this.What is this?Just my take on Life......more

Living Nicely: Florida's Finest

Been running crazy past couple days, making me long for some of the places I love in Florida! Thought I’d share a few of my favorites… ...more

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Living Nicely: The Three R's

Years ago, the “three r’s” were “readin, ‘ritin, and ‘rithmetic,”…well I still read, write, and try to do the math, but nothing seems to add up in these trying economic days!  But the r’s practiced and preached more often now are the rudiments of “green-living”- Recycle, Reduce, Reuse! I myself am a practicioner of the four R’s:  Recycle, Reuse, Restore–RESELL! I consider the last my contribution to free enterprise and my bank account. And its my belief that if we all tried this more often the landfills wouldn’t be so “filled” and our economy wouldn’t be ...more

Living Nicely: What's a 401K?

I could never see myself doing the same job for year after year…especially, 20 or 30! So a pension is not on my horizon, and I haven’t been very good at scrimping or saving…But I have loved the opportunity to learn how to do so many different jobs- my resume looks more like a phonebook- and I know as long as I have my health, I can always earn a buck! I actually tried a fun exercise one day to try to come up with a job I’ve done for every letter of the alphabet, so until I become an undertaker, an x-ray tech or a zookeeper, I have yet to ...more

Living Nicely: Saving Grace

Fresh starts in an empty nest, having to face a new definition of my Life…face regrets: shoulda, coulda, woulda’s…wanna ride in the wayback machine! Wish I could go Wayback and fix things. But the reality smacks hard and at some point you realize: This is It! Life is not a dress rehearsal, as its been said…But before the final curtain, the final bow, I know its now or never for me. I’ve schemed and dreamed away too much time and it’s catching up and trying to pass me by. My saving grace…the realization of all of this! The joy I feel when I open my ...more

Living Nicely!

To blog or not to blog...blahg, blahg, blahg...After mulling around in the muck and mire of indecision, I have decided to jump into the blogpool and fill more virtual space with my mundane take on Life, or to be specific: Living Nicely! Firmly believing that everything has been said and done somewhere, by someone, I have no expectations of originality or uniqueness for this blog...however, I do believe that even though someone else has been there and done that, it doesn't hurt to try to do it better! ...more