Monday, May 1, 2017

April in a sentence a day

Thanks to Leslie at Once Upon A Time & Happily Ever After and Tamara at My Retirement Project for introducing me to “sentence a day” month in review.

Since I heard about this idea a bit late I'm stretching my memory for the first few days of April, but here goes.

APRIL
1 - A lovely good bye dinner with lovely friend who I will miss a lot.

2 - Isn't bubble wrap an amazing invention?


3 - If a woman invented the mammogram machine it would be a lot more pleasant experience I bet.

4 - My husband's pending retirement is getting very real after our conference call with the retirement counselor.

5 - When a tree falls in the forest during a storm you do hear it.

6 - The good bye dinner party with my closest book club friends was lovely and sad.

7 - Why did I pack my gloves?

8 - The end of packing is in sight.

9 - I need to retrain my sweet tooth.

10 - Just a few more days until we move.

11 - Who knew you could have a good night's sleep on an air bed.

12 - The truck is packed and we are ready to leave Atlanta.

13 - The house sale closed and we are off on our cross country drive!

14 - Onward to Arkansas.

15 - It is hard to stay awake driving across the Oklahoma panhandle.

16 - Stayed at a great hotel last night in Amarillo and the dog has proven a champion traveler.

17 - New Mexico has some great scenery.

18 - We are finding good dinners in all of these smaller towns where we are stopping such as Needles, CA tonight.

19 - We made it to our new home in Camarillo, CA!!!

20 - Oh no, the water heater has to be replaced and boy is it expansive.

21 - Happy birthday to my younger son and happy unpacking to us.

22 - The new dryer was broken so I refused its delivery and I still can't do laundry at my new house - sigh.

23 - We had a fun lunch and tour of Camarillo with a cousin and her friend who has lived here 20 years - took notes.

24 - Shopping, lots of shopping to fill the new house's pantry and buy little things to make the house work well.

25 - Took a yoga class for the first time in years but my Pilates training really helped me do the exercises.

26 - Studying for a driver's license written test for the first time in many decades is a bit strange.

27 - Happy day; the dryer is finally here so I can do laundry at home and I went to an orientation meeting for my new community which was very friendly and encouraging.

28 - Third of 3 major house purchases completed: HVAC today; washer/dryer and water heater previously.

29 - So much joy spending time with my kids!

30 - Our first family party in our new home was a success.

12 comments:

  1. I can't believe you kept up with this project AND you moved houses!! You are amazing!
    And I had my mammogram this last month too!!
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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    1. Little things like this project were my breaks from the moving related things. Thanks for the complement.

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  2. I just found Jodie and added my very first recap - these are fun! I like the way you all write them and add humor. The mammogram one is hilarious.

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    1. Welcome and glad you enjoyed the list. Hope to see you participating in May.

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  3. How great that you wrote a sentence a day through your move! And welcome to California!

    I joined Leslie and Sarah in January in writing a sentence a day, and I love looking back at each month.

    Andrea
    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

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    1. Thanks. We are enjoying being back in California after 20 years away. Lots of family time already.

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  4. Juhli your recap was so, so entertaining . . . loved it! If we do elect to relocate, it will be interesting to see if I can keep my humor throughout as you did - well done!

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    1. I just delayed my meltdown to Tuesday evening of this week LOL. Back on an even keel today.

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  5. Hi Juhli I've just joined up this month. What a very busy month you had especially with the big move to another place. You did well to actually get this post written. I loved your sentence for 29th. There is so much joy spending time with family. I hope you are settling into your new home and have a great weekend!
    Sue from Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond

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  6. Wow, good for you. You were a busy bee in the month of April. Love this blog post idea and just linked up for the first time last week.
    Lovely to meet you, cheers! :)

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  7. Hey sugar! I didn't realize you had joined us! Yay, YOU!!! Moving is just plain stressful and not a whole lot of fun, until you can get in your new place and feel some what situated. Hope you are beginning to feel at home...at home.

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