Tag Archives: grandkids

No-Go

You know when you start something in a house and it leads to eight more somethings? That is just so true. The painting is almost done, except the baseboard and the cut-in around the ceiling. The problem is the previous … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo

So many things to celebrate this weekend! “May the 4th be with you” and Derby Day on Saturday (I’ve got my hat!), and Cinco de Mayo on Sunday. That calls for a toast of some kind. Among the goals I’d … 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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The Process!

We drove to the mountains on a fifty degree day. There was not much snow where we went, but we were surprised by a sudden snow squall as we hiked. We saw it in the distance behind us and I … Continue reading

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Recipes

I’ve been inspired to bake holiday goodies. I can’t imagine why. Simply smelling baked goods puts weight on me. Actually, I was inspired to try several different recipes when I brought out my old recipe box and took out all … Continue reading

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PCT

PCT hikers spend months on the trail. Unless they’ve been given a sabbatical, that means they have given up a job, postponed getting a job, or have followers and family who support their hike. Those multiple pairs of good shoes … Continue reading

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Get-Away

More glorious rain. It came for a couple of hours, gently and straight down, soaking the parched grass spots that were struggling to keep green in this terrible heat. The smell of rain is so soothing. My spirits are lifted. … Continue reading

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