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 ┬ádog 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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