Monthly Archives: May 2014

Summer Starts

I tell myself I am going to blog about the “big” things – like the imminent end of civilization. And then a hot summer day comes along: a day that is precious and wonderful – and I can’t seem to … Continue reading

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Maple Mountain

What an interesting day: six hours hiking the yellow, pink and blue trails on Maple Mountain – a good workout to say the very least. Hiking today, on my own, gave me ample opportunity to think. Unfortunately, most of my thoughts … Continue reading

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Harewood Plains

It’s amazing what four days off can mean: not only do I have the vast bulk of gardening done, but I also got to the Cedar Farmers’ Market (oh yum! I likely spend way too much money there, but who … Continue reading

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Clean Car

Yes, I know, with a title like “Clean Car” you would think that, at the very least, I could post a photo of my little Corolla. But really, would you be able to tell how (relatively) pristine it is now, after I … Continue reading

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Cameron Lake Trail

It’s clear to me that taking Friday off was one of the best decisions I have made in a long time. We had a wonderful day: 7 hours up and through the Cameron Lake Trail loop with a side trip … Continue reading

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Start of a Long Weekend

And so it begins – almost. I have one little work-related chore to take care of tomorrow before 8 a.m. – but then it should be clear sailing all the way for the next four days. Pretty exciting! Taking off … Continue reading

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Courage

I have a friend who is going through one more cycle of chemo – not feeling well – and being so open, generous and brave. A picture of true courage. For me, right now, I feel courageous and daring to … Continue reading

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Life and death on the farm

This is what I woke up to this morning – shortly after 6 a.m. The bald eagle must have just made the kill because he was madly pulling out feathers before he fell to, stuffing himself with young muscovy duck. … Continue reading

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Monday

Given that I’m doing my best to take Friday off and have a four-day weekend, it should not come as any sort of surprise to hear that so far this is gearing up to be one crazy busy week. But … Continue reading

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Pot pourri

As Sundays go, this is about as good as it gets. First was a morning walk through the woods to the beach. Then the opening day of the farmer’s market with terrific entertainment and lots of dogs for Abby to … Continue reading

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