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Catch Up! 4/17/2014

When I’ve skipped a week of reporting on the “dots”, things usually pile up – meaning lots of news for the next post.  That’s exactly what happened this week, after using Sunday’s post to talk a little about my family’s history.  1,043 more words

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Smelling Like Dirt 4/10/2014

In the Spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” Margaret Atwood, Bluebeard’s Egg.

Talk about Spring fever!  After five years of having to suppress all the symptoms of this delightful malady because we’d be leaving for the summer in May, my immune system doesn’t have to swing into action this year.  484 more words

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Dog Talk, Spring Flowers, and Hummingbirds 4/6/2014

It’s noon on Sunday as I sit down to write.  It’s been a VERY quiet weekend here, with Ted in Florida and with only Maddie and Bear for company (even though I talk to them all the time, they just haven’t mastered the trick of turning those adorable expressions into words).  1,777 more words

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This Time For Keeps

The man-boy who can’t grow up until he meets the right lady and she convinces him adulthood is worth the effort has become a trope in modern cinema, but as we all know, there’s nothing new under the sun. 3,288 more words

Out of Town Friends and Things That Make You Say "Ouch"!

Don’t you just hate it when you do something stupid – like I did today.

Ted and I were riding our bikes.  After we’d ridden about five miles, we made the turn to home, then stopped by to visit friends for a few minutes.  921 more words

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Plan a trip to Mackinac Island this summer

This is a wonderful trip for anyone to take. We went for the day, took the ferry over. We decided to take the carriage ride, and that’s where we were able to see so many gorgeous homes. 93 more words


This and That 3/30/2014

One thing you give up when you write a blog – at least a personal one like Bree’s blogs have been – is most of your secrets.  1,478 more words

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