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Naturally Curious

Welcome to The Flip Side of Fifty, a unique blog here for you to explore. The Flip Side of Fifty has added such value to my life, and I love having the opportunity to share my passions and thoughts with my loyal readers. Read on, and enjoy.

 
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Wartburg

Hi Ya'll! I am sitting here in my new home in Wartburg, looking at my huge backyard. It's a beautiful sight! It's been awhile and I've...

New Beginnings

To new beginnings! We closed on our new house this week. So we are officially Tennessee residents. It's been another crazy week though...

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring has finally arrived! You wouldn't know it by the temperature in the air but the flowers are popping out of the ground and that...

Isaiah 43:18-19

"Forget what happened long ago! Don't think about the past. I am creating something new. There it is! Do you see it? I have put roads...

The Answer

The answer to the question in the blog 5 days ago is that I decided to resign my position with my company. Yesterday I gave my 2 week...

Life Changes

This year has been filled with so many life changes already. I can't believe what can happen in 6 weeks. In the last few weeks, my...

Secret

I have a secret. It's an amazing secret but it can't be shared for awhile. I am holding onto it and enjoying the pleasure it is...

Retirement

My husband official retired yesterday. He turned in his badge and got a new ID that says "Retired". This shit is real! No going back...

2021 - A New Beginning

Don't we all want January to be a fresh start? Aren't we all hoping that 2020's issues are in the past? Some of them will be. The...

The Last Christmas

The house is starting to wake up - I had the last hour or so in the quiet, putting presents under the tree and stocking stuffers in the...

Just a Tuesday

It's Tuesday and I am enjoying my coffee and watching the news and yelling at the dogs to stop wrestling in the house! I am off today. ...

Rest

Happy Monday! I’ve been reading a lot about rest lately. I see it everywhere – magazines, the Calm app, books. It seems to be the trend...

Emotions

The last was very emotional. My husband submitted his retirement papers and figured out how many days left he has to work – less than a...

Annual Christmas Letter

So, the letter below is the letter I wrote yesterday to send out to family and friends. But the more I thought about it, everyone wants...

Election Week

What a week! Did you get out and vote? I did and it seems like a lot of people wanted their voices heard – on both sides – for this...

Happy Halloween!

It's Halloween! I have a 5k planned with my BFF, Colleen and breakfast with mimosas! I packed up bags of candy in case COVID doesn't...

Emotions

I woke up in the middle of the night to let out the puppy and couldn’t go back to sleep. When he came back at 6:15 a.m. to let him out...

Patience

Patience. I have discovered patience. I have not been a very patient person most of my life. I need something now, I can’t sit still, I...

 

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