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Rest in Peace

Oh my gosh, this month is screaming by. how? How? HOW? On the drive to Minnesota, I saw many signs of autumn, subtle, but there they are. The sumac along the roads has turned red, a harbinger of what is … Continue reading

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Bend

The little airport in Redmond, Oregon was overwhelmed by three airplanes being there at one time, so we had to sit out on the tarmac for quite a long while before being signaled up to the gate. Sort of gate … Continue reading

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Shoes

A pile of shoes waited patiently by the door. The grandkids played ping-pong downstairs. Voices and laughter floated up the stairs and filled the house with joy. They were all up late the night before, not by choice, but because … Continue reading

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Allergies

What a joy to the hear the laughter of cousins downstairs playing their endless games of hide-n-seek, ping-pong, and school. Outside, they were just as noisy playing fort, chase, and tickle. We had a fire in the fire-pit, s’mores, a … Continue reading

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Cousins

After a long holiday afternoon and evening that included riding on a fire truck, watching fireworks, and driving home (an hour away), everyone slept in, except the two-year old and me. We had a nice conversation while sharing a banana. … Continue reading

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Awkward

Listening to the grandkids play when they haven’t been together for several months is kind of like watching middle school football, a little awkward at first. They got the hang of it after a bit. We went four-wheeling and then … Continue reading

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As Good As It Gets

I went for a lovely bike ride the other morning. There are a few trade-offs when you ride this time of year. The mosquitoes and gnats are not out yet, so riding along the Poudre River and its many ponds … Continue reading

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