on cooler weather #10daysthx

Ah, the seasons. Or more to the point, the changing of the seasons. When a new season starts, it’s so much fun to get out the clothing, accessories, dishes, foods, what-have-you that make that season what it is. As the...

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scenes from solstice

And with these, I think I’ll bow out until next week. Kristina has landed and should be home soon. There are presents to wrap and cookies to bake. My sisters will be down for a quick visit next week. We are blessed. Merry...

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thoughts in the dark, seven parts

Sometimes things are hard. Not starving-in-Africa hard. Not sold-into-slavery hard. Not homeless-under-a-bridge hard. Not… You get the idea. Just because it isn’t worse does not mean it’s not hard. Sometimes I...

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a red hat in snow

As I write this, it’s 3:45 and it is basically dusk outside. When it snowed last Monday, the clouds were heavy, but the white blanket on the ground was lovely and sparkling – something we in the Northwest seldom see...

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