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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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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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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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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 […]

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A Relatively Perfect Day

For many, it was a normal Friday. A day to get through before the weekend kicked off. For us, it was kind of like a holiday. You see, may aunt, uncle and cousin’s son were coming to spend a few hours with us in our Massachusetts haven (amazing how close that word is to heaven). […]

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Enjoying the Slopes with my Aunt and Cousin

Warmer weather hit the Berkshires and Chris and I were ready to really enjoy our “weekend” days (Thursday and Friday). Added to the fun, today I got to share the experience with my aunt who also loves snow and mountains. I think a lot of you already follow her, and if not, you should check out h