Monthly Archives: May 2010

Happy Memorial Day!

This is a day to remember our veteran’s and the way they have served us and protected us through the years.  THANK YOU! Why not thank your spouse today for the way they serve and protect you as well!  Enjoy … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Find the Fun!

If you have the choice…do you take the escalator or stairs?  It has been proven that the majority of people choose the escalator, even though most know the stairs are good for their health and well-being.  However, when the stairs … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Love Story

Last week we had a Memorial Service for my Aunt Hazel.  She passed away this year after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. My Uncle Arnold passed away in 2001 from Leukemia.  In honor of Memorial Day on Monday, we … Continue reading

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Project 52: The Taulbees Visit Jamaica-man

This month’s travels took us to the tropical island of Jamaica!  This was a particular favorite of mine because my family heritage is Jamaican, and I especially enjoy the flavorful cuisine.  Having been exposed to Caribbean cooking through my family, … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Can you believe it’s the last week of May?  Summer is upon us, and there is so much fun to be had this time of year.  Below is this week’s offering from which you can choose! CENTRAL Downtown Lake Eola … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Winners Announced

All week long we have encouraged our local readers to enter the Letters to Juliet Contest.   To those of you who have shared with us your stories and the number of years you’ve been married – thank you!  What an … Continue reading

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Play On…

You may have read this already as its been passed around the internet…but it bears repeating.  It is a great story that helps us perceive beauty around us… THE SITUATION In Washington , DC , at a Metro Station, on … Continue reading

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Project 52: Spontaneous Rendezvous

This week we decided to forgo our date night, since we’re going away on vacation the end of the week.  We really don’t have the time to take an entire evening away from all that needs to get finished before … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

We announced a new contest on Saturday to win a pair of tickets to see the movie, Letters To Juliet. To get all the details see the tab at the top of the blog.  Another amazing opportunity came when the … Continue reading

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Announcing a New Contest…

Dear Readers, Last night Debi and I were invited to see the movie, Letters to Juliet.  It is a story that celebrates true love, emphasizing it’s never too late to find it!  The movie is set in the beautiful vineyards … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Slices (of Married Life)

An old adage says: A picture is worth a thousand words, and we strongly agree.  In fact the number of pictures Debi takes could easily match the amount of words she writes!  Yes, she loves her camera.  Our children even … Continue reading

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Lovin’ It

Six months ago we started a monthly contest as a way to thank you – our readers – for being a part of our Vineyard.  We picked the 12th of the month because this was the date of our very … Continue reading

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Makes You Think

I love quotes by people who are smarter than me – that’s most of the population…but let’s not focus on my lack.  🙂  There are people who say deep and profound things that reveal a level of understanding with which … Continue reading

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Project 52: Shopping with a Purpose

This week our date was completely unlike anything we normally plan.  Tom set aside an evening at his initiative to take me shopping for a new bathing suit – something I really don’t enjoy doing; oh I enjoy shopping…it’s the … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Mother’s Day has come and gone for another year reminding us how quickly time passes.  We enjoyed a relaxing afternoon at the beach with all our children and grandchildren, even though early Sunday Tom awoke with the worst migraine he’s … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Do’s and Don’ts for FB Couples

Do you and your spouse enjoy Facebook?  There is great advantage to being connected to so many friends – old and new.  But there are also many things couples must consider when spending regular time on any social network.  The … Continue reading

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Cinco Es Romantico

Here’s our GYRO Date night idea reposted from May, 5, 2010.  We’re a couple days late – sorry. Hopefully you can still make time to celebrate this Mexican National holiday! Ole! Since today is Cinco de Mayo – the Mexican … Continue reading

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Project 52: Perfect “Time”ing

Time. It is something we never seem to have enough of, unless we are bored or depressed.  Then, there is much more than we want or need, and time seems to stand still. Yesterday time flew by while my computer … Continue reading

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Storing or Hauling?

Garbage Day comes twice a week. We know the days they collect; we know the general time of day they come.  Yet, today we missed it!  The leftovers from our wonderful dinner party on Friday will have to wait around … Continue reading

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