Monthly Archives: July 2013

Feeling my Knees!

Feeling my knees today! Between a thirteen mile bicycle ride and stairs like I don’t have at home, I definitely can feel I am using muscles and ligaments that haven’t been used of late. The beautiful state of Virginia is … Continue reading

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Take Your Pick

This blog is a day late or three days early – take your pick. I’m traveling later this week and my mind is jumping willy-nilly, backwards: catching up after last week with my granddaughter, and forwards: getting ready for the … Continue reading

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No Adults Allowed

My granddaughter went with me for a walk in the woods. I showed her a spot that I thought would be perfect for building a fort and she agreed. She went to work immediately, removing forest debris and then gathering … Continue reading

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Frozen Phone

My kids gave me grief for having a ‘dumb’ phone for so long. Well, I finally succumbed to the pressure and bought a ‘smart’ phone when the top fell completely off my old phone. So, let me ask you a … Continue reading

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The Envelope Please

This week I have a twelve year old (7th grade in the fall) staying with me. She comes every year and this is our special girl time because at home, she has four brothers. Here is the truism that came … Continue reading

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Black Forest Fire – Part Three

My friend sat down and told me her story. There are many such stories. What drew me into hers as I listened to her talk, was the calm, matter of fact tone of voice – no emotions – in which … Continue reading

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In The Moment

The rhythmic patter of rain on the roof serenaded me and finally drew me to the window to watch. Raindrops were falling on tender new rose bush leaves. After a drop fell on each leaf, it drooped down until gravity … Continue reading

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