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Barefoot & Carefree

So, here we are in the longest days of summer. Though it has been really hot, these are not the hottest but rather the longest days, which means the days start to get shorter now. That thought gives me a … Continue reading

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Recipes

The garage sale is less than a week away. I have everything hauled to the garage, but the items aren’t tagged yet. I suppose I should get at that. It won’t happen by itself. Many of the things out there … Continue reading

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Rain in the night

Here I am, doing something I should not do, writing my blog at the last minute. It usually makes more sense when I have edited it a few times. Not today. The emotions of dealing with my mother and sister, … Continue reading

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Monsoon

At first, as I sit under the canvas awning, the drops are single notes, a tap, then another tap, then the notes pling faster and closer together. The tempo picks up until the rain falls in a steady beat, accentuated … 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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Climbing High

Two days of rain, glorious rain. Not a drowning downpour, no flooding, just beneficial moisture that came mannerly and kindly so the earth could soak it up. The slope in my backyard that gets so dry in summer is happy. … Continue reading

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Sunshine

Sunshine Needed! The cold is one thing. Rain is one thing, a good thing actually, unless you’re flooding. No sunshine is unacceptable. I need sun, brightness, the uplifting energy and happiness that comes with the sun. The million little things … Continue reading

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Summer Slips Away

“Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day.” That jingle came to me as I watched water flooding past my house from an inch of rain in 1/2 hour. Plus hail. My granddaughter and I were blowing bubbles on … Continue reading

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First Tomato

So much is happening with the family this summer. My son and his family are moving. My son-in-law is play testing a WWII game he designed. He also built a fence around their back yard. My grandson is learning to … Continue reading

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Creepy

It is dark outside. Rain is falling steadily but I can only hear it when I open the door to let the dogs out. The boys are still asleep so the house is quiet. These moments seem stolen, secret somehow. … Continue reading

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