Books I read in 2020

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Barbara Cool Lee books

Since I want to make this an annual post, here’s what I read in 2020! I’ll never have a long list, but my biggest change in 2020 is that I got a proper ereader! And oh boy, do I ever love that thing!!

Kindle or Kobo ereader?

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Feel The Fire Office Paint Job

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the office

After all the losses, especially in the spring, and world problems like a pandemic and social unrest in the States, I didn’t feel like blogging much for a while. But I’m feeling a lot better again and it’s time I show you what we’ve been up over the summer! Like » full post and pics!

RIP Smokey

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Soon I’ll be blogging about our summer adventures, but first I unfortunately have another RIP post, this time for one of our beloved kitties. Smokey was a master cuddler and usually slept in between us or on our pillows. He would meow without sound and wink at you. On August » full post and pics!

RIP Jon McCaulder

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Jon and Heather on our NYE party in 2017

In June we had to say goodbye to yet another loved one… our friend Jon had been battling health problems connected to kidney failure since many years. Getting a new kidney in 2011 improved his health for quite a while. But eventually it failed too and he ended up back » full post and pics!

RIP Dad: Harry Breeuwer

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I would’ve never thought I’d ever have four “rest in peace” blog posts in a row. It all happened over the course of a good month, so I did not feel like work or putting up any cheerful posts in between. I also never thought I’d really have to say » full post and pics!

RIP Edwin Bos

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Edwin Bos

Oh Edwin, Nico and I will miss your big goofy smile so much! Our hearts break for losing you as well as seeing your mom and dad (our besties Marga & Henk) and your sister Carmen (and bf Carter) in this much pain. We promise you we will support them » full post and pics!

RIP Hennie Moelans

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RIP Hennie Moelans

Today I sort of attended a cremation ceremony… hopefully a one of a kind one. Online, while in the venue there were many empty benches and only part of the immediate family present. Instead of full benches, filled with a big family and many friends. Thanks, COVID-19.

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Isolation and RIP Chase

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sitting on the deck with our big moose

I took a few weeks off from the blog to focus on making a new website for a client (yay!). We’re still isolating for the most part, which sucks when your friends lose a child and you can’t even go over for a hug and support! 😢

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