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Storm has Brewed and is Percolating

I’m back from my relaxing and regenerative trip to the city. It’s storming or perhaps, more correctly, I should say we’re having a winter blizzard today. (The photo, however, is one from an early winter storm but today it is white everywhere with no dead grasses showing in the field. I don’t feel like going […]

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Houston, we have a winner!

This has been such a wonderful week watching for and reading the wonderful responses as to what each person would put in their comfort drawer (or box). Some of you who participated already had a comfort drawer, some have now created one, and one of my buddies, Debi made a very special one for her […]

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After the Storm

Once again I’m responding to today’s post over at Shutter Sisters. Stephanie Roberts wrote a post about an exciting experience she had then ended it with this statement, “Show us something extraordinary today.”   Well do I have something most of you will find extraordinary. Living in such a remote and isolated area, I haven’t […]

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Thoughtful Friday

“Some of nature’s most exquisite handiwork is on a miniature scale, as anyone knows who has applied a magnifying glass to a snowflake.” – Rachel Carson Leave the mouse behind and take a magnifying glass (real or metaphorically) outdoors this weekend … do it with your family or friends, enjoy!

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Off to the City

I’m so excited! I’m leaving the boondocks to spend a few days in the city! As I’ve mentioned before, although where I live is ‘pretty’ and has an abundance of nature to enjoy, it’s way too remote for me. I often go weeks without seeing another human being other than my husband. So, a trip […]

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