Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Pond

I hiked for an hour and a half through tall red indian grass and willows. It has been a while since I explored our ponds in the cool morning freshness of autumn. My presence stirred birds, turtles, frogs and fish. … Continue reading

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A Trip To The Farm

My daughter-in-law and I have been on a cleaning spree at the farm. She is now sneezing and wheezing. I’m not sure we have enough tissue. The wind is roaring outside, and inside there is the faintest whiff of skunk. … Continue reading

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Volcanic Eruption

Here I am, miserably hot, writing instead of sleeping because of the heat, and wondering how to be more tolerant of the situation. I don’t like to be hot. I feel sick when I’m hot. I sweat into a puddle … Continue reading

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The Wall Came Tumbling Down

The wall came down! I definitely worked out a few frustrations slamming the sledge hammer home. At the moment, my biggest frustration is my inability to find my social security card. I have no idea whether it was lost in … Continue reading

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Incentives

Ahhh – going to the dentist. What a necessary evil – and we have to pay to do it. Sometimes I wonder how that system got so backwards. After the check-up and cleaning, it took me two hours to hang … Continue reading

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Identity Theft

Respect. It is the one ingredient needed, and so often lacking, all around the world. I could point to the middle eastern countries right now for examples, but I can also point to suburban streets in the United States. There … Continue reading

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The Grand Tetons

I have a new national park notch on my walking stick. The Grand Tetons are indeed very grand and we had a lot of fun exploring them. Not that we were prepared with all of the equipment we should have … Continue reading

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