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For What It's Worth

Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Sunday Post



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I have not joined in with The Sunday Post in years! I think I’m finally back in enough of a blogging groove to make it worth it again though and I love catching up with my blogger friends or discovering new blogs.

Just a heads up – I usually take the weekend off from the computer so I will return your comments and visit back – but probably not until Monday!

LIFE

I’ve had so much going on with Fonzi – he had another relapse with his recovery from pancreatitis – that I never got to send out these super cute cards to my girlfriends for Valentine’s Day so I’ll share them now. The company is called Laughing Elephant and they sell a wide variety of vintage cards, decals, stickers and more. I found mine at a local store but they also sell online.



I’m actually not a big celebrator of most holidays (other than the BEST holiday – Halloween) but I love sending Valentine’s Day cards to friends for some reason.


We did have some heavy rains in the PNW that led to a lot of mudslides and road closures but we also had a few spectacular days of sun. We live near the Columbia River and went for a walk in the park and saw at least a dozen Bald Eagles and several pods of seals playing and swimming past the excited people along the beach.

My move from FL to the PNW has been rough but it's hard to not appreciate that this is the view from my house these days.

ON THE BLOG

I can't believe I’m posting more than once a week now! I even have a week or two of blog posts drafted! WHO AM I?

Monday: My Monday Musings – January Wrap-up, TBR Progress, Currently Reading
Tuesday: Tell Me Something Tuesday – My romantic reads recommendations
Thursday: Review: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Friday: 52 Lists Friday – List the things that get you out of your head

COMING UP NEXT WEEK

Another Monday Musings with mini reviews for Rafe by Rebekah Weatherspoon & Dread Nation by Justine Ireland, Tell Me Something Tuesday – recent or debut authors that left an impression, Whatever Wednesday – music rec’s, Thursday – I review Alex + Ada & 52 Lists Friday – the best choices I’ve made in my life so far…

Be sure to leave a link so I can visit your Sunday Post!

40 comments:

  1. Those cards are cute. I love vintage stuff like that. Poor Fonzi. I hope his health stabilizes. You definitely have beautiful views in the PNW. I have only been close to WA state (took a cruise out of Vancouver), but I hope to visit someday.

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    1. The whole Fonzi ordeal is frustrating but I hope we have a handle on it.

      Was it Vancouver WA? I live about 30 minutes from there. It's beautiful.

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  2. Karen! I actually did a little squeee filled happy dance when I saw you post a Sunday post! Silly, maybe, but so true!

    I love the view from your house. That's the type of view that will be awesome rain, snow or shine.
    I envy the drafted posts! I've run all mine out and are flapping around. My goal was to draft some today but I made a batch of cinnamon rolls instead, just because.

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    1. I aim to please! lol

      I'm always amazed that that is MY view from MY front door. Like...how did that happen?? lol

      Honestly, cinnamon rolls sound way better hehe I'm such a pantser so I rarely blog ahead. I don't even like to but 1 week is a nice cushion.

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  3. "I have not joined in with The Sunday Post in years! [...] I even have a week or two of blog posts drafted! WHO AM I?"
    Do I have to exorcise the alien being who took residence into your body? LOL.
    Yay for beating the blogging slump! Now, if only Fonzi would behave (poor thing).

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    1. He is KILLING my bank account and making me stressed. I could probably be 10 weeks ahead if he was healthy lol

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    2. Sending a fresh batch of good vibes!

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  4. That picture is so beautiful. The Valentine's are so cute. I hope Fonzi is feeling better.

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    1. Two steps forward and two steps back with him but we're, hopefully, getting there.

      That view does make me happy - even if it's rainy and dreary out.

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  5. Sounds like Fonzi's going through the ringer- poor guy. I hope it's smoother sailing for him the rest of the way.

    Beautiful pic by the way. :) Looks awesome there- that view, the mist... and bald eagles as well as seals. Very nice.

    Looking forward to your thoughts on Alex and Ada. I'm curious how you liked the ending... I had mixed feelings.

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    1. It's always touch and go. I make progress with him then he backslides again.

      Do you mean mixed feeling about the entire series ending or just volume #1? I've only read the first so far but the other two are on Hoopla.

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    2. Oh I meant the whole series. The end of Vol. 3- it wasn't bad, it just surprised me a little and I had mixed feelings a little bit. Overall though I loved the series!

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  6. Poor Fonzi. He's really not having a good time of it :-(

    I admit I still find it weird when Valentine's cards are sent other than for romantic love. I didn't realise that was a thing until a few years ago!

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    1. Ha! I did for girlfriends a few years ago just because so many of them were still single and I thought it would be nice. It try o make it silly though.

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  7. Oh no! I thought he was finally doing better. I'm so sorry to hear that he had a setback again. :(

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    1. *face palm* We were - then he had a setback and ended up in the ER again on Tuesday night. He got to come home at least but it's frustrating.

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  8. I'm sorry to hear about Fonzi. Sending good energies. Maybe he just needs more time to heal. 🐾✨

    I like giving Valentines to friends and family, too! 💝

    Have a wonderful new week! 🌞

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    1. Yeah - it's been hard to tell what causes his setback. We might have to go in even tinier steps which is hard because he isn't getting much food now but we'll see.

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  9. Sorry to hear that Fonzi is poorly and I hope his setback is just a blip. That view is stunning! I hope that also makes you feel happy and joyful sometimes? Thank you for swinging by my blog and I hope you have a great week:)

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    1. It does! It's hard not to smile or feel serene looking out at that.

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  10. I hope that Fonzi is doing better, that is so hard! Big hugs to you both. Those cards are SO stinking cute, too. And that picture... So pretty. I wish I lived there tbh. Hope that the week ahead is good, and that Fonzi improves!

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    1. He's better. Then he's not. And round and round we go.

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  11. I'm going to need you to pass some of the blogging magic to me, since I cannot find the time these days! I thought things would settle down once we unpacked everything, but it's just been one thing after another, and I'm barely keeping my head above water.

    I'm sorry Fonzi relapsed. Sending all the love and good vibes! He's too adorkable to feel bad. I know you guys recently took him for a walk... was that before or after the relapse?

    Those cards are adorable! I'm bookmarking their website for future use.

    Lindsi @ Do You Dog-ear? 💬

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    1. Yeah well, you just moved. It's taken me almost a year to get back to normal after my move lol

      The walk was before the relapse.

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  12. Poor Fonzi, he and you are having a rough road to recovery!
    The view there is spectacular ( for those of us not in the US, PNW stands for Pacific North West, right?)

    Wishing you a great reading week,

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    1. He really is. he's good for a few days then back tot he ER.

      Yes, PNW means Pacific Northwest!

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  13. Welcome back to the Sunday post! Sorry to hear about the mudslides and road closures! But yay for the spectacular sunny days Wishing you more of those :)

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    1. Luckily, none of it effected me but it did make a mess for some people and traveling.

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  14. Look at you scheduling ahead! I really need to get back into that groove as well. I feel like I'm behind on most posts, which is not fun!

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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    1. We'll see how long it lasts lol Kevin's been off so no reading or blogging so far this week.

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  15. Wow, that’s a brilliant view. My house has a view of the neighbor’s house. Have a great week.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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    1. That's what they call a peek-a-boo view lol The view directly in front of and to each side is houses but between those is that.

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  16. Look at you with a Sunday Post! *fist bump* Those Valentine’s are too cute. So retro. That outside pic looks like something out of a magazine. Amazing.

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  17. You've really been going through it with poor Fonzi's health. You must be so stressed. I really hope he recovers soon and you can get a break from all the worry.

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    1. Yup. We can't seem to get a handle on it :-(

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  18. So sorry to hear about Fonzi's relapse. I'm sending out some positive vibes. Where abouts do you live in the PNW? I lived in Seattle for 6 years. I did love it when I was there, but I've been away for 20 years now.

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    1. We lived in Bremerton in the 90's but now we're closer (abbot 1/2 hour north) of Portland in Kalama, WA.

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  19. Look at you posting so much!

    Also omg that view from the house, wow.

    Fonzi, hugs

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