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Taking It Easy

My vacation continues. We traded the nearly-freezing temperatures of Toronto for the beautifully-warm, 80 degree temperatures of Atlanta, and we have no regrets. It is beautiful down here this time of year – much more so than when we usually visit (December or July). If it was like this all the time, I would consider moving here!

I have been doing lots of reading and have finally caught up on book reviews. I am also doing some work while I’m here, and sitting in a small room with the windows and doors open, music blaring, has been as relaxing as if I was doing no work at all. Just because it is a working vacation, doesn’t mean I’m not enjoying it!

I will have a couple of new sites to post this week, and am excited about that.

And now I am about to head over to my sister and brother-in-law’s house for dinner – the first time we’ve been to their house since they got married last summer. It should be a good time!

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