Category Archives: Trent Arena


Today, the snow is gently falling here in Kettering for the first time. It seems as though the weather has officially changed into winter. This particular change seems in keeping with life in the Haasienda. Tomorrow morning at 0715 hours, … Continue reading

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Yesterday was quite nice. It began at 2:30am when I woke after three hours of sleep – something I have experienced for several weeks. I returned to sleep around 5:00am and barely remember Jose coming in to tell me he … Continue reading

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Rainy days and Mondays…

Karen Carpenter said it best with… Since the early morning it has been a steady shower here in Kettering. The skies seem forbidden of allowing the faintest glimmer of sunshine through. Jose did a great job on cutting the lawn … Continue reading

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Ready… Set… Weekend!

Yes! The weekend is almost here! I have a few lessons to teach this afternoon, and then on-going training at ACTION Adoption from 7:00-10:00pm. Saturday will be a day or writing, and maybe some yard work as long as I … Continue reading

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