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Wise Words From my Son

If you surprise your board, it’ll surprise you… CJ Pollock That was the response after some messaging with my kids about a fall I took on the trail yesterday. It was totally my fault. As I said to them – I was going fast toe-side and decided at the last minute to take another trail. […]

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Family

A Birthday to Remember

Two funny things happened the week of my birthday. Not funny like ha ha, but funny in ironic timing. My birthday was the lucky Friday, December 13.

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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

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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Hikes with Family and Friends

Hikes are great. Friends are great. Family are great. Put them together? Perfection!

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Massachusetts thankful

Thankful for Sunny Summer Mornings

I hope you can hear the birds chirping and the lawn mowers running in the background in the video below. As you can see, the sun is creating. all sorts of shadows in the leaves while pinpointing other leaves with brightness. I love waking up to that!

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Autumn in the East of the US

I was going to write about WordCamp Rochester and our weekend in Niagara, but I’m going to bump those to another time so I can respond to @elfidd’s comment on my Wonderful Weekend With our Kids post. Fall colors? Here you go 🙂

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Friends Jiminy Peak Nature

Mountains in the Mist

Spring warmth was teasing the leaves out into the open, and after days of rain we were ready for some fresh air. It was the first Saturday in a very long time I didn’t have to work, and we had a friend nearby ready to hang out. We decided to hike in our backyard rather […]