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Jiminy Peak

The Meltoff

Such a bittersweet time of year. As I write this, I sit in my living room with the windows wide open (even though it’s almost five in the evening), and I hear the snow melting. Patches of snow linger on the base of the hill outside my window, teasing us with thoughts of spring hikes. […]

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Family

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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thankful

Cloud Formations

Looking at clouds that inspire dreams.

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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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Nature

Slope-side Sidekick

This isn’t the greatest pic resolution-wise, but there’s a deer in there. I was sitting down on the snow, ready to record Chris going over some jumps on his snowboard (there was a lot more snow on the actual slope), and this little one was behind me watching the action along with me 🙂

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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 […]