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2011 

I recently got married, and as most 50+ year old couples do, we had two homes and had to decide whether we would live in. Mine, his, or a new one.  So we weighed the pros:mine: closer to his work, no maintenance requiredhis: bigger, nice deck and lawn and woods and garage for building boats, smal...
08/27/2011
The final free concert of the summer will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 7pm at Crane Park (Millpond Parkway) in Monroe, NY. The band Ten Fingers, which plays songs from the Beatles, Steely Dan, Genesis, Journey and more will perform. The concert will take place on the lawn at the north ...
08/21/2011
I spent an hour or so this morning rowing around on a custom built Adirondack Guide boat (warning - shameless plug!!!!  One of my husband's passions is making boats). We brought the boat to Round Lake in Monroe, NY.  The new factoid I learned about Monroe this week was that Round Lake is a beauti...
08/20/2011
Yes, our trip to Belize included time swimming with sharks.... Belize is a must-go place for scuba diving and snorkeling.  The salty Caribbean sea provides great buoyancy and makes snorkeling an easy sport (once you get used to having your face underwater).  Belize's reef system is the second lar...
08/19/2011
Our recent Belizian trip included a trip to the Xunantunich Mayan ruins.  We had a long and interesting journey to get to the site of the ruins. In this post, I'll share the actual site, as well as the thoughts of our full-blooded Mayan tour guide on the 2012 end of the world rumors. Once we reac...
08/16/2011
During our Belize trip, we participated in a rainforest trek. We also had the chance to visit the Xunantunich Mayan ruins.  Since the journey is half the fun, this part of the blog (part A) will cover the trip to the ruins, and my next blog (part B) will cover the actual visit to the ruins. We le...
08/14/2011
I recently moved to the beautiful town of Monroe, NY in Orange County.  I have been here an entire week, and I thought it would be fun to share my impressions. So far, I've learned that: 1) The Department of Motor Vehicles can provide a vastly different experience in different locations!!  I had ...
08/13/2011
Did you ever stop to think that the life you are living is due mostly to the circumstances of your birth?  While our personalities (determination, optimism, coping skills, etc), may help shape what we make of the life we have, most of what we do and enjoy is based on the parents who gave birth to...
08/11/2011
After pointing out the termite nest, our guide, Bernard, a full-blooded Mayan man (more on this in a subsequent post), asked if anyone wanted to volunteer to eat a termite. Dead silence. "Oh, come on, they're tasty.  Anyone?" No one volunteered - including me.  So he appeared to pluck a termite o...
08/10/2011
As mentioned in my blog post last month, http://actvra.in/gnV (One Month to Name Change and Counting!), Kathleen Moriarty (that's me) has been replaced by Kat Palmiotti (that's me too!).  I'm still the dedicated, interested real estate agent I've been, but have just changed the name I answer to. ...
08/09/2011
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