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#SoCS – Jan 14/17

Pajamas are a wonderful thing. I’ve been exhausted from trying to get ready to travel for a trip where we will be gone for about six weeks. I’ve also been desperately trying to keep up with my writing. Last night,

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What if you looked out your window and saw THIS? Again, this is a house in Truckee, California after the blizzard. I would be scared to death, but the people who live here know how to deal with blizzards and

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The beginning of the blizzard in the Lake Tahoe area. I’m going to write a short snow blog series. After all, it is winter in most of the U.S. and the Northern Hemisphere. Even though snow is not my thing,

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Betsy’s Seizure

A few days ago, some of you know that my little dog, Betsy, had a Grand Mal seizure. She is four years old. She had never had a seizure before. She had never been ill before. It was totally out

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It’s been a tough year for many of us. We’ve had to be┬áresilient. That is the theme of this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge – resilient. To me, nothing is more resilient than the ocean. Resilient is defined as recovering to

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#SoCS – Dec 24/16

Good morning to everyone! I only have one thing of importance on my mind today. I want to say Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to everyone out there celebrating the holidays. In the United States, it has been such a

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The Place I’m Most at Home

Finding Your Place I didn’t see the ocean for the first time until I was 23 years old. I had always known something was missing from my life. Until I saw the ocean, I didn’t know what it was. Suddenly,

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On Relationships – Haiku Interpretation

Haiku #2 – On Relationships the sun will set slow people go home for shelter sun will rise again Interpretation: Some relationships die. Even good relationships sometimes die. Many die slowly, like the sun setting slowly. After a relationship dies,

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Living in the country is peaceful but sometimes it’s boring. I hate inkjet printers and prefer laser printers as long as they have a color function and hold at least ten reams of paper. Never wade out in the Gulf

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#weekendcoffeeshare 12/17/2016

“Hello, Jenn! It’s great to see you for the #weekendcoffeeshare this week! How have you been?” I ask as Jenn comes through my side door. “Good,” Jenn replies. “But the weather has been too cold for me. Looks like you

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