So, it's been a week or two (or maybe three!) since I wrote this last post. I'm still here. The blog is still here.
On the one hand, I haven't felt the burning need to run to my computer or tablet and write a post. On the other hand. I have been making a short but constantly growing list of blog post ideas in my notebooks of notebooks.
I've also spent some time (still spending some time, truthfully) looking at future options and choices. Including a mini snowbird thing, some more vacation travel, life long learning health issues and a whole PILE of other stuff. Including a new budget.
All of course, against the background of my frugal finances (which are much looser these days, praise the lord), changing health issues and the rest of life in general.
Which leads me a decision to .....slowly.....return to blogging. There will be some differences. There will be fewer generalized "what I did today posts" (although there will still be plenty, am sure). There will be more frugal posts (with specifics on my budget). there will be more vacation planning and weekend trip posts. There will be many more posts on crafts and creativity and life long learning (although I know there is that group of readers for whom that is not their thing). There will be more posts on health and aging. More posts on Denver and Colorado and things going on here. In fact I am considering leaving the URL the same and changing the title to something that implies a Colorado retirement, but we'll wait and see on that one. And, as I hinted at in previous thoughts on what to write about, there will be what some will see as political posts and that I see as discussions on human rights (including immigration, the refugee issue and senior poverty). There will also be more posts on senior retirement, women in retirement, and yes, posts about widowhood.
Finally, I'm going to be making some changes visually. Changes that include some moderate revamping, removing and adding some blogs on the sidebar and more.
It's going to take me awhile, and in the beginning at least there may be no regular schedule when it comes to blogging.
At least for now.
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