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Family

Sky Vibes

First we saw some beautiful skies in the Berkshires. Shortly after that we traveled and were offered more visual treats. It felt really great to hit the skies once again, and we were treated with some gorgeous cloud formations. Those never get old.

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thankful

Porch Sunsets

Sometimes we are alone, but often others will gather (with distancing and masks). Either way, porch sunsets are always magic.

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thankful

Walking to Windmills

We are the luckiest of people. Chris and I can walk out our back door, take a glorious two-mile hike up the mountain (on gloriously shaded trails) and visit the local windmill names Zephyr. It’s so fun it has that name. Zephyr is the name of the sailboat we journeyed along the Hudson River on […]

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Friends

Slope Time With Great Friends

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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 […]