Relaxing With the Hilton Head Beach Waves

This time last year, we were enjoying the slightly warmer weather in Hilton Head, South Carolina. On January 19th, 2014, it was about 50°F, and a bit breezy on the beach, so people were bundled up.

We’re expecting more snow here tomorrow, so I’m taking a few minutes to relax today, and look back at this short video I recorded, during our beach walk that day.

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Liars Cannot Make Good Soup

It’s cold and snowy here today, so Mr. D made us a delicious kale and lentil soup for lunch.

That inspired me to look for a quote about soup, and I found this one, by Ludwig van Beethoven:

Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.

–Ludwig van Beethoven

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Resolve to Keep Happy

Happy New Year! Here is the first Monday quote for 2015, from Helen Keller.

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.

–Helen Keller

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Prevent Water Puddles on Fridge Shelf

Our Maytag fridge has worked well since we bought it, about 15 years ago. One thing has always annoyed me though – water puddles on the bottom shelf of the fridge.

In the middle of preparing dinner, I’d pull something out of the fridge, and water would splash onto the floor.

So, I’d have to waste a couple of minutes, wiping up the spill, and hoping that dinner wasn’t burning on the stove in the meantime!

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Finding the Best Smart Watch Samsung Gear 2

While checking out the new Samsung Gear 2 smart watch, I remembered the first wearable technology that I had. About 10 years ago, I received the gift of a Microsoft SPOT watch, and found it a bit too bulky to wear. So, I passed it along to Mr. D, who liked it, and wore it for several years. It had some cool features, like news feed, so you could get instant updates for news, sports, and other items.

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Beautiful Imperfections

Today’s quote is from fashion designer, Marc Jacobs.

I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect–they are much more interesting.

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