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Winter Solstice and Gifting

This is my favorite day of the year.  It’s the end of the seasons for me and the beginning of new.  Today is the shortest day and the end of darkness with each day becoming a few minutes longer until June.   433 more words


Willie Ann ROWE (c. 1812-1874): Who are you? - 52 Ancestors

Willie Ann ROWE was the first wife of John Michael BLUE, D.V.M. They are one of my sets of third great grandparents on my father’s side. 1,599 more words

52 Ancestors

Today's Culinary Experiment

There are things I have never done.  Sometimes it takes being cooped up in the house for a couple of days to give me a little push.   344 more words


Ice, Ice Baby

So this is the view from upstairs this morning.  It looks a little worse now.  The weather predictions were right so far and I have done a little planning ahead.   357 more words

Review of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Browsing the business section of a bookstore is an activity I rarely engage in–it conjures up images of pinstripe business suits, 9-to-5 work days, and 40-hour work weeks. 982 more words

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Thanksgiving Reflection

I woke up this morning to the silence of a house without power.  It wasn’t unexpected.  Around 5:00 I decided to get up and stoke the wood stove, try to get things together for coffee without a coffee maker.   367 more words


Birds and Snow

You can always tell when the weather will be bad by the number of birds on the feeders.  The chickadees demanded I put them up about a week ago while I was doing a walk about.   149 more words