Monthly Archives: March 2018

My Lost Hour(s)

Simon and I picked the perfect time to have a long, intimate, heartfelt talk in bed last night – the night the clocks go forward – and we lose an hour – so that when we’re finally ready to go … Continue reading

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Butter yet again

Beauty day today: bluebird sky, temperatures warming gorgeously – and, a spirit of adventure. We went up Butter , ascended the right-hand knoll and then, freelanced (bushwhacked) over to the first knoll. My bad for not realizing I had my … Continue reading

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Spring?

Right – not a sight (photo above) that we came across today – but I suspect in another couple days this will be happening here. The snow is turning to slush. It was warm today – after waking up to … Continue reading

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Writing

Okay – about 4,000 words today and another story done. I haven’t read it over yet but I have a very spookily good feeling about it.   Yes – I love magical realism. And we got the taxes done. A … Continue reading

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Another New Butter

Nicky and I could not have asked for a finer day for a snowshoe trip. We went to Butter – sunshine all the way – and blue skies – and warmth so fine that by the time we headed down … Continue reading

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Good News

Maybe it’s not that big a deal – and really it isn’t. But sometimes, it’s the smallest achievements that make a difference. Every week I write: two or three stories each week. And every week I look to submit either an … Continue reading

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Writer’s Dilemma

Today I shut down my short story site: goodyniosiwriter.wordpress.com. I’d been contemplating closing it up since the day after I published my first story on it. You see: here’s the thing: if I’m putting all my stories out there on … Continue reading

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Driviing

Yes – today I got a big part of my freedom back. Simon chipped away at ice, put a tow rope on the car, and gently pulled with his truck, thus freeing the little hybrid from its prison of ice … Continue reading

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Ward’s Ferry Trail

It was a different kind of snowshoe today – as I knew it would be. A whole tone of us (18) did a KMC trip on the Ward’s Ferry Trail. Normally, neither Simon nor I like big crowds. As it … Continue reading

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Do What You Want

I was considering a rant today but changed my mind after watching a lovely mini-documentary put out by the New York Times and recommended by Simon – SloMo. The guy is 69 years old, quit his job as a prestigious … Continue reading

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