Monthly Archives: September 2017

Birthday (mine)

Seventy-one years ago today my mother pushed me out into the world. I was told that I was the heaviest baby born in the hospital that year (I think 12 pounds). I like to say that I’ve been losing weight … Continue reading

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Monica Meadows and a moose

Monica Meadows today – a day early – but since Simon is working tomorrow, today had to be my main birthday present – which is, of course, a hike. And it just had to be Monica Meadows. A quick off-the-cuff … Continue reading

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One Year

One year ago today, we signed the final papers on the house and moved in – so to speak. Moving in , in our case, consisted of vacating our RV site in New Denver and painfully driving the behemoth up … Continue reading

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Beginnings

A non-hiking day. A strange day. But at least I posted the photo I took from yesterday’s hike. That’s something. I may as well start by talking about beginnings. I’m not at all sure that I like starting things. When … Continue reading

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Road Trip

A road trip was just one of the many things on our busy agenda today. First there was the  dog walk up to Payne Bluffs and along to the bridge and baby waterfall. I took a photo, which I was … Continue reading

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Hiking is the Answer

It wasn’t really a hike – just a nice, long dog walk. But it did, as always, make a difference to my day. I’m not sure it’s because I’m outside or because walking is my moving meditation and it allows … Continue reading

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Excuse my Elbow Grease

I did not expect this to be such a busy day. But it’s good. Sometimes it doesn’t take a mountain summit to make me feel accomplished. Imagine, today I didn’t only clean (more thoroughly than usual) but I actually dusted … Continue reading

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