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Tick Resolutions Don’t Stick

I commented on Facebook just a few weeks ago that I wasn’t going to read any articles about ticks this year. “Ticks are scary enough all by themselves,” I said. ” I don’t need to read, or think, or worry … Continue reading

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SITY: Tom Turkey

Yesterday morning, as the children were getting ready for school, a pair of wild turkeys visited our yard. The birds were such a distraction that I’m still surprised the kids didn’t miss the bus. Sure, we’ve seen turkeys here before, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2018

Sunday was Mother’s Day. I am fortunate to have both mother and mother-in-law to celebrate. First we went to my in-laws’ house to wish my mother in-law a happy day. Later, I called my mom and had a nice chat … Continue reading

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Three Times Happy

I got my car back last Monday. I am thrilled to have my freedom again. I also have two other reasons to be happy about it. Just days before, our mechanic had informed us that the replacement part didn’t fix … Continue reading

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Yesterday & Today

Yesterday I was convinced that I would find my first tick of the season, and I did. Maybe I’d had that same thought every day since spring began, but this time I was right. It was a relief, in a … Continue reading

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The Soundtrack to My Life

I often use music to block out distractions as I write, but it has to be the kind of music that won’t itself be a distraction. That means that it can’t have any words. When writing Morning Pages and blog … Continue reading

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SITY: Violet Sea

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Piles of Flowers

I have such sweet children. They both picked bouquets of dandelions and tiny violets for me on the way to the bus stop this morning. It’s early in the season, so most of the flowers are too short-stemmed to fit … Continue reading

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First Violets of 2018

Livia’s eyes are better than mine. She spotted two violets in the yard today. I’m not sure which of the two flowers ought to be officially designated First Violet of 2018. One of them clearly had something to say, so … Continue reading

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Today in Five Senses

SMELL: I made basmati rice today. I love the way it smells as it’s cooking. The first dandelion bloomed today, and I held it up to my nose. I never realized before that dandelions have their own smell. It’s just … Continue reading

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