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Solution

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Eagle Tree

A few days ago, a dozen magnificent bald eagles graced the neighborhood giant cottonwood tree. They come once a year, at least, and practice with the youngsters. It is fascinating to watch. An adult will take off with a few … Continue reading

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New Fangled

With all my grandkids close, I decided I better take this quiet moment to write. I almost picked up the phone to call a friend, but I know the tranquility will evaporate, and be hard to find for the next … Continue reading

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Less and Less

Snow, snow, snow! Great if you ski, shovel snow for a living, or like to drink water. Otherwise, it is a bit of an inconvenience when it falls anywhere but in the mountains or on the lawn. Snow is definitely … Continue reading

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Leave Behind

I am watching an impossible decision unfold around me: the death of an immediate family member and a wedding that’s been planned and looked forward to for a year. I have no answers. I am just so very sorry that … Continue reading

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Circles

I’m sitting in one of my many workplaces, the waiting room where I get my oil changed. There is wi-fi if I need it, but really, I only work on the book or the blog here, and usually get quite … Continue reading

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Project

I’m on the patio, looking at the garden and thinking, “I should be weeding.” Dag-nabit. It’s cool for the moment, supposed to get really hot today, and so, I suppose, out there I will go. Back in a bit. By … Continue reading

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Boys

The grandsons are back. The long list is slowly whittling down. The weather is summer hot and lazy. The insurance company has yet to send out the adjuster, though I will concede they are probably inundated at the moment. The … Continue reading

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Hail!

It has been a while since I put fingers to keyboard. I’ve been enjoying the company of my grandchildren since I got back from my last trip over the hill to Mom’s house. My grandsons and their mom are now … Continue reading

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Change

My feelings about being in my mother’s house changed this last trip. I don’t know if it is because the house is beginning to resemble the home I remember from my and my children’s childhood, inviting and pretty and not … Continue reading

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