Don’t Disturb Me, I’m Exhausted

I’ve lost track of how much sleep I’ve lost lately thanks to Harper, but at least she’s recovering with many power naps. Harper has always been an anxious dog and we’ve always adapted to new issues while never understanding old issues like how can you be afraid of a tiny fly and … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Black And White Photography Journey

Coffee of the Day: Biggby Coffee Salted Sweet Tooth Latte (extra shot) TV Series of the Day: Annika – Season 2 Game of the Day: Washington Capitals win over the Pittsburgh Penguins (4-3) Exercise of the Day: Steps (7,299)/Exercise Bike (15 Miles) | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Almost On His Own

Football Game of the Day: Michigan beats Alabama 27-20 in OT thriller!! Coffee of the Day: Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha Latte (extra shot) Music of the Day: Renaud Capuçon plays Memories of Me (Georges Delerue) Nikon/iPhone (Snapseed) Steps: 4,750 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Go Blue!

2024 Rose Bowl – #1 Michigan Wolverines vs. #4 Alabama Crimson Tide | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Silent Sunday

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@cimple.life | 4 months ago

When Life Gives You Puddles, Look For Reflections

Movie of the Day: Gran Turismo Music of the Day: Willie Nelson’s 90th Birthday Celebration iPhone Apps: Hipstamatic/Snapseed Steps: 8,847 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

The Week In Seven Photos

Santa had to travel through plenty of rain and fog to deliver presents this year. I don’t remember ever having a holiday weather week like this one that included fog advisories that lasted over 24 hours and then just normal fog and rain the rest of the week. Luckily there were ma … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Another Day Of Cloud Watching and HAUSER

HAUSER – Piano Concerto No. 2 (Rachmaninov) | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Wordless Wednesday

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How You Like Them Apples

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Merry Christmas

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Silent Sunday

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Angels We Have Heard On High

HAUSER | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

All Is Bright

HAUSER – Silent Night | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Those Christmas Lights Light Up The Street

Christmas Lights – Coldplay | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Wordless Wednesday

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@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Don’t Forget The Stocking Stuffers

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A Few Of My Favorite Holiday Window Displays

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@cimple.life | 5 months ago

We Interrupt Everything For An Eagle

Coffee of the Day: Starbucks Sugar Cookie Latte (extra shot) Music of the Day: Apple Music – Reacher: Official Playlist (Prime Video) Steps: 8,170 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

We Interrupt The Holiday Festivities For Migrating Ducks and Mark Wahlberg

Movie of the Day: The Family Plan Nikon/iPhone (Snapseed) Steps: 7,192 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

We Interrupt This Holiday Movie Season For Cary Grant And Reacher

Thankfully I have already watched many of my favorite Christmas movies as the new limited series Archie about the life of Cary Grant has led me to rewatching favorite Cary Grant movies. It’s been years since I’ve had a good Cary Grant binge and it’s been wonderful watching him ag … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Holiday Spirit

There’s always that fear when I begin celebrating the holidays too early that I’ll run out of energy by Christmas, but the holiday spirit is still going strong. Yesterday we watched the wonderful premier of the HAUSER Christmas Special full movie after watching one of my favorite … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Wordless Wednesday

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@cimple.life | 5 months ago

New Ornament For My Favorite Things Christmas Tree

Music of the Day: HAUSER Christmas Yule Log Coffee of the Day: Biggby Coffee Strawberry Shortbread Latte (extra shot) iPhone App: Hipstamatic Steps: 5,537 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Hey You

Coffee of the Day: Starbucks Sugar Cookie Almondmilk Latte (extra shot) Song of the Day: Hey You – Pink Floyd iPhone App: Hipstamatic Steps: 6,188 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Silent Sunday

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@cimple.life | 5 months ago

New Favorite Thing – Lighted Forest Walks

It’s hard to believe, but I might be changing my ways in my old age. I’ve always loved sunrise walks, but after an evening walk through an illuminated forest I’ve found a new favorite walking experience. What a beautiful escape into another world surrounded by stars and northern … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Disco Santa

Song of the Day: Disco Santa – Holiday Express iPhone Apps: Hipstamatic/Snapseed Steps: 9,242 steps through an illuminated forest with a dazzling display of light, sound and wonder. | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Christmas Movie Season

The Christmas movie season has begun and as is often the tradition, Die Hard and Home Alone kicked off the movie marathon. I always try to mix in some new movies every year hoping they will become a permanent part of the Christmas movie celebration and was off to a rough start wi … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Wordless Wednesday

Song of the Day: Enter Sandman – Metallica & San Francisco Symphony Concert of the Day: Metallica & San Francisco Symphony – September 2019 iPhone App: Hipstamatic Steps: 7,875 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Joys Of A Foggy Rainy Day

Who cares about how foggy and rainy a day is as long as you can see good enough to watch a belted kingfisher dive for fish. I love this little bird and even though it wasn’t raining while I took this shot, this is one of the rare birds I would be willing to stand […] | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Working On Harper’s Holiday Spirit

Coffee of the Day: Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha Latte (Extra Shot, Blonde Espresso Roast, Sugar Cookie Cream Cold Foam) Song of the Day: A Christmas Jig/Mouth Of The Tobique Reel – Yo-Yo Ma & Natalie MacMaster iPhone App: Hipstamatic Steps: 9,096 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Grinchmas Season

Milkshake of the Day: M Street Baking Co. – Merry Grinchmas Movie of the Day: The Grinch iPhone Apps: Hipstamatic & Snapseed Steps: 5,642 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Hot Cocoa Season

Cocoa of the Day: Proving Grounds Coffee Original Cocoa – House made caramel & chocolate sauces, topped with chocolate & caramel drizzle, whipped cream, marshmallows, Oreo crumbles, a Hershey chocolate bar, and a brownie. Song of the Day: HAUSER – Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town

Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town – Bruce Springsteen | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

My New Favorite Thing – Irish Coffee With HAUSER

Love early Christmas presents and especially LOVE this new HAUSER coffee mug from my niece. I’ve been sharing some of my favorite HAUSER videos with her and, no matter what she says, I just know she’s becoming a fan. HAUSER – Can’t Help Falling In Love | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 5 months ago

Wordless Wednesday

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@cimple.life | 6 months ago

Looks Like Winter, Feels Like Winter, But It Sounds Like Autumn

The following piece was the first music playing on Apple Music HAUSER Radio when I began shoveling snow yesterday morning. While HAUSER Radio was a complete success for a morning walk, the selection of music after this one did not suit the occasion. Next time I’ll try more Vivald … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 6 months ago

First Snowy Owl Of The Season…The Crane Dance

I was excited to spot a snowy owl (never matters if they’re real or not) on Main Street while enjoying a very peaceful and cold Sunday morning walk listening to Apple Music HAUSER & Similar Artists Radio. Now, there was a thought that the snowy photo today would be of the beautif … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 6 months ago

Silent Sunday

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Where Is This Cello Journey Taking Me?!

Cello Wars (Star Wars Parody) Lightsaber Dual – The Piano Guys | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 6 months ago

Hallelujah

Hallelujah – HAUSER | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 6 months ago

The Following Message Is Approved By Our Backyard Flock Of Wild Turkeys

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@cimple.life | 6 months ago

Favorites Of The Day- Chickadees and Moonlighting

Coffee of the Day: Scooter’s Coffee Sugar Cookie Latte TV Series of the Day: Moonlighting Nikon/iPhone App: Snapseed Steps: 6,624 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 6 months ago

It’s Puppuccino Time!

According to everything I’m seeing on tv and in the store, I should be saying it’s time for the holidays, but somehow I mentally made a decision to not leave October. I’m shocked the holidays are here and that I actually heard someone already talking about New Year’s resolutions. … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 6 months ago

Favorites Of The Day – Wood Ducks And Nessun Dorma

Music of the Day: Nessun Dorma (Puccini:Turandot) – The Three Tenors, HAUSER, Gautier Capuçon Coffee of the Day: Starbucks Gingerbread Latte (extra shot) Nikon/iPhone App: Snapseed Steps: 9,2… | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 6 months ago

Where Are My Snacks?!

The little birds generally accept that it will be my niece providing snacks on the trails, except for the very rude downy woodpeckers. Not only do they fly straight at my head, but also make sure they give me a dirty look when they realize I have no snacks. After a few days spent … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 6 months ago

Favorites Of The Day – Cardinals and HAUSER (Rebel With A Cello)

Nikon/iPhone App: Snapseed Music of the Day: HAUSER – Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White Steps: 6,469 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 6 months ago