Why oh why is this winter dragging its heels? We got a taste of spring a couple weeks ago that got me so excited about digging in the dirt again, but then it all changed lickety-split! Just like that! I’m so glad Bert and I escaped to Jamaica for 10 days last month to feel the warm sun and luxuriate on that tropical island. We came back renewed and relaxed hoping that winter would be gone by the time we returned. Surprise!! Winter was still here and IS still here. It’s just wonderful to be able to take a trip to sunny shores when winter is around don’t you? I think from now on, since these old bones refuse to co-operate, I’ve advised my husband that we need more trips in the winter time. He’s not a snowbird type, but going away in the winter is a good compromise – 2 weeks is all I need in the throes of winter. Why go away in the summer when it’s sunny and hot everyday in our little corner of the world? Well, I suppose being retired has its advantages 🙂 Well stay tuned my friends, the post on Jamaica should be up pretty soon.