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  • Sunday, November 20, 2016

    “I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.” ~ George Gordon Byron Me too, Lord Byron, me too. These words stopped me when I stumbled upon them this morning. One of the great gifts of retirement is the opportunity to stay home and replenish my reserves when I’m feeling peopled […]

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  • Tuesday, September 6, 2016

    “Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits.” ~ Henry David Thoreau, Wild Apples Yesterday afternoon it got dark and storm blew in. Having spent the morning doing housework I was looking forward to some photography time so the passing of the light was disappointing. I decided to see what I could do with what little […]

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  • Lessons From The Road

    We are taking a road trip today. The sky is blue, the sun is shining, the snow in the fields and on the trees is brilliant white. A few miles back I saw magic. The snow-adorned weeds and brush alongside the road caught the sun in just the right way as to sparkle like they […]

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  • #amwriting

    I have two quotes hanging on the wall in my office: Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open. ~ Natalie Goldberg and Write hard and clear about what hurts. ~ Ernest Hemingway Yesterday I spent four hours being split open […]