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Summer Snow Thoughts

Yup. Snow. That’s what I think of on hot summer days where the thermometer pushes 87 degrees F (30.55 C) and threatens to melt my soul. It’s my matter of survival. One of my favorite snow memories from this past season is the day Sundance closed — the day before Easter Sunday. I was out […]

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Hudi and Mollie get Hitched

It was supposed to happen last summer, but did any of you notice that something went a bit crazy with our world? Yeah, we all noticed it, too. The grand plan for a summer wedding in the mountains slid into hiatus. This was not an easy decision. In fact, our intrepid Mollie trudged up Guardsman […]

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The Packing Process

A few weeks ago, if you peeked into my home, you would have found me packing for travel. I was on my way to Utah to visit my kids and grandkids. Wahoo!!!! While a bit rusty on the packing procedure, it felt good recovering some sense of normalcy. My wardrobe is in process of getting […]

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Lucid Dreamers

In today’s news I came across a post about lucid dreamers. There were two items that surprised me most in the article. The first was a comment: About 23% of people have a lucid dream once a month or more, according to a 2016 research paper published in the journal Consciousness and Cognition. https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/wellness/lucid-dreamers-can-hear-and-answer-questions-while-still-asleep-scientists-find/ar-BB1dNIGb?ocid=uxbndlbing That […]

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A Perfect Match – Valentine’s 2021 with Mom

We spent Valentine’s Day this year with Mom Pollock. Always a treat to see her. I know she’s an amazing mother-in-law, but what I didn’t realize is that she is the perfect match for me! In chess. My most recent addiction has been learning to play the game. Yes, I confess, I am one of […]

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Women’s Winter Escape

My blogger friends, do you find you often blog in your mind, but never quite get it to the keyboard state? I do that all the time, and I don’t regret it. It seems that putting my experiences into words, even in my own head, never to be shared, enhances the experiences life deals me. […]

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Virtual Re-“ow”-lity

Things perceived as real become real in their consequences.” Émile Durkheim, La Sociología Clásica: Durhkheim y Weber This past Christmas I took a plunge I wasn’t entirely sure Chris would be on board with. For background – we don’t usually get each other Christmas gifts. Last year I splurged and got him a small thing […]

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Holiday Celebrations in North Carolina

Why is it so hard to visit people we love sometimes? Chris and I had such a wonderful time visiting my aunt and uncle a few years ago and have planned several trips back, but none came into fruition for one reason or another. Our latest plan was to visit last summer while I was […]