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COMBINING U AND V

Learning Center: UV gotta love these UNUSUAL small-town names We were searching for a town close by that started with either the letter U or V. While there was, indeed, a long list of names, most were not within a … Continue reading

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TWO TOTALLY DIFFERENT ENDS OF THE SPECTRUM

From beauty to possible ugliness – this month both were experienced. TEXAS BLUEBELLS We must be the only people left in Texas to never have gone into a bed of Texas wildflowers or bluebells to take a photo. This year … Continue reading

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TOTALLY UNEXPECTED “T” TREASURES

Sometimes we enjoy heading back to a place we’ve previously discovered on our ABC Life journey. So last weekend we revisited the Coppell Flea Market. We were happy to find out that it was still a good one but the … Continue reading

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SOUTH OF THE BORDER

Little did we realize there were so many varieties of Latin American foods in the DFW area, other than Mexican. So, this month we decided to explore a few varieties and “traveled” to El Salvador, Peru and Columbia. Our first … Continue reading

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SIPPING AND SAMPLING

New activity – Eat There or Be Square McKinney Food Tour We always enjoy a good food tour and this month we were lucky to go with our Newcomer Friends of Greater Plano on a Food Walks of Texas tour … Continue reading

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TWO SILLIES AND A SERIOUS

LEARNING CENTER Laura: Raining Cats and Dogs The expression “raining cats and dogs” is commonly known to mean that it is raining extremely hard. It’s quite a popular expression – in fact, there’s even a kid’s joke about it: — … Continue reading

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QRS READING CHALLENGE

We feel productive getting back into the ABC Life and are moving forward with our reading challenges for Q, R, and S: Jot down favorite quotes from the books you read this month. (Remember – one of each of our Resolutions was … Continue reading

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Quite Raring to Start back up

It seems like every time we try to get back on track with the ABC life something gets in our way. This time it was Covid preventing us from doing the things we wanted to do and – on the … Continue reading

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READING CHALLENGES

Since we are both bibliophiles, we have signed up for quite a few book related newsletters or emails. One of the ones Laura gets is from Book Riot and last month they talked about a Reading Challenge for the year. … Continue reading

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RARING TO RETURN TO THE ABC LIFE

A Quick RECAP The bad thing about taking “a break” from something is that it is often tough to get back into the groove. But now we are determined to return to our ABC Life because we’ve gained so much … Continue reading

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