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Snow Before Surgery

It snowed the day before my knee surgery. To me this seemed like a clear invitation to enjoy one last hike before temporarily losing my walking privileges. I accepted the invitation gladly, if cautiously. The last thing I wanted to … Continue reading

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SITY: Icy Surprise

I looked outside this spring morning, and what did I see? My husband said, “Marshall, did you wish for more snow?” Marshall replied, “No, I wished for no more snow!” Wish harder, Marshall, so that the winter weather will finally … Continue reading

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Snow Umbrellas

Given the amount of snow we’ve gotten recently, it seems fitting to share this quote. Marshall says, “It’s snowing and the trees are making umbrellas. The truck and the car are covered with snow. The truck and the car are … Continue reading

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Wishes Comes True

Every day Marshall chants, “I wish for more snow. I wish for more snow. I wish….” And what can I say but that it seems to be working? There’s a lot of snow on the ground (courtesy of three recent … Continue reading

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A Walk and a Word

I had my annual physical on Friday. My doctor asked me if I got a lot of exercise, and I said that I did at this time of year. I told her that if there’s snow in the air or … Continue reading

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Three Small Goals: Part I

I used to tell people that I was afraid of heights, and I believed it to be true. I don’t like to fall, and I don’t like pain, and I’m almost certain that I would not like death. So naturally … Continue reading

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Darkness and Lights

Yesterday I was planning to take a walk but couldn’t leave until about 4:15. At this time of year, that’s when the sun sets. Sunset is, of course, a wonderful time to be out already. Here, for example, is a … Continue reading

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Before the Blizzard

Before the Blizzard of 2013 got really blizzardy, it was just a snowstorm and a beautiful one at that. Here for your enjoyment are some pictures I took in the woods on Friday afternoon.

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Quality Over Quantity

We just had a blizzard, so there’s a couple of feet of snow on the ground right now. Such an accumulation of the white stuff could make one focus only on quantity. But what about the quality of the snow? … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Snow

I went for a walk in the woods yesterday. The snow was still thick on the ground but not undisturbed. Many other creatures had been there before me. Their tracks were everywhere, zigging and zagging and crossing. Some creatures were … Continue reading

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