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Archive for the 'General Happenings' Category


   Jun 16

Tony Chestnut

I’m sorry to tell you this, buddy… Today’s the day that you died. Thank you for being my boy. I really appreciate it, I do. Just writing this my throat is tightening and my eyes are beginning to water. If you were here you’d be jumping up on my lap, purring and trying to nudge […]

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   Jun 05

Just Over that Hill

I have lived in this safe spot for a really long time. When I’m not here, I miss it. Not this house specifically, but this valley, nearly my whole life. Here is the view off my back porch, one step outside the door, pretty much my view year around. I think of my nature as […]

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   Jun 04

Photo A Day Plan

I keep emailing myself a photo with the subject line of whatever I’d like the blog post to be about. Because, reality is that I cannot sit down and write a post in the moment I’m thinking of. Even more reality, sometimes I never reach my desk top computer at all in the space of […]

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   May 29

Carly Annalise Taryn: 10 Years Old

My daughter is 120 months old today. I truly can hardly express what a delight she is and how blessed I feel to be her mother. A close attempt is to show Then and Now photos, mainly pulling of course from old blog posts! Diederick and Carly. Rarely in photos present day, because in part […]

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   May 28

Seasons Come Seasons Go

Here’s my house, at least the front steps into it, and the big front window where I take pictures of the sunset through, capture images of the weather when it’s too windy or rainy to stand outdoors–or even just to grab a quick picture of the kids playing basketball without their noticing. Often when I […]

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