Category Archives: Life

Taking a Break

Two and a half years. That’s how long I’ve been posting on this blog. One hundred twenty-one posts. Once a week on Thursdays. Usually. Sometimes the posts were late. A few times, I didn’t post at all, like last week. … Continue reading

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Spring’s Promise

Each tulip bloom arrived in a closed cup of fiery orangey-red edged with a deep border of egg-yolk yellow. As they got used to the warmth of the room, the tulips gradually let their guard down and opened up a … Continue reading

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Too Cold

Would someone tell Mother Nature she needs to hurry and send warmer temperatures? Please? It’s too cold for the trees. They shake back and forth trying to keep warm. It’s too cold for the birds. They’ve stopped singing. It’s too … Continue reading

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A Cure for the “Blahs”

February – Twenty- eight days of a faded green and muddy brown landscape washed over with a dull gray mist. Throw in cold drizzle, and I find myself with a bad case of the “blahs.” BUT Mother Nature doesn’t leave … Continue reading

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Morning’s Company

I heard a gentle bump against the window sill the other day. When I looked up, a Mourning Dove was peeping in at me. The dove moved from pane to pane, stretching its neck to peek over the window frame. … Continue reading

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Still

It’s rare that I don’t spot at least one hawk on my trips from the city to the country. The sight of one of them perched on a fence or on the uppermost bare branch of a tree warms my … Continue reading

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Planning to be Spontaneous

Happy New Year!  I hope 2013 is off to a good start for each of you. Lots of people are talking about their new year’s resolution and goals.  My post today is no exception. I’ve been making lists of resolutions … Continue reading

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