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Family

Zeb and Bri Visit

A highlight of this sabbatical included a short trip from two of our kids. Zeb and Bri few in from Utah for a visit east before our grandson is born. The night was beautiful and had the nicest warm wind. We didn’t realize the renovations at the Albany airport had come so far, and we […]

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Health

Physical Therapy

A couple of years ago, I went to a few sessions of therapy when I slipped a disc in my back. It helped so much that when I feel my back starting to go again, I do the exercises, and so far — so good 🙂 Now I am going to Greylock Physical Therapy twice […]

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sabbatical

Balance Rock

Things are starting to get better in my world. I’m done whinging 🙂 My colleague and friend is also on sabbatical, and he came to visit us in Massachusetts. We had several great days of cooking, movies, yakking, and hiking. My daughter-in-law, Lauren, had told me about https://www.alltrails.com/ a few years ago so we opened […]

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Family sabbatical

Lazy Days of June

Highlights during the past few weeks: The final patch of snow melted June 6, and I got to see the change. Summer activities are going to happen, and I get to see the prep for the June 27th opening of resort activities. My friend Gail visited. We walked and talked and enjoyed being the first […]

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Jiminy Peak thankful

Visual Treats from Nature

This is one of my all-time favorite pics I have taken so far at Jiminy Peak. It was taken last season, and each time I have viewed it over the year, I feel peace seep through my soul. And my lungs feel clearer.

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thankful

Museum Gatherings

Last year I wrote about being thankful for Community as we attended a fundraiser at a local museum. They do this every year — local businesses each decorate a Christmas tree according to the theme of the year. Then they are all put on display at the museum. I love the Berkshire Museum. It’s small […]

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thankful

A Shot of Happiness

This past year I got a lovely gift. It was a shot glass from Deer Valley, and it was made of my favorite colors — my wedding colors 🙂 Red and black. It meant a lot to me that my tight-wad family members knew this was a treat for me. I have a tradition which […]

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thankful

Flight

Whether watching birds soar overhead, sitting in a chair in the sky as I transverse the world or sitting on a deck chair watching others hover over the hills, something in my soul lightens up as I enjoy the magic of flight.