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Nature

Identifying Bird Friends

There’s a bird I hear that brings me great joy. I seem to associate its call with warm days in the spring as I sun myself on slow ski lifts and watch the winter melt-off. I was sure it was a Phoebe. But when I went to share the sound and information on the bird […]

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Nature Family

Mushroom Magic

The weather this year is crazy. While they are having drought conditions in the western part of the US, here in the east it barely stops raining. Last Friday Chris and I went for a walk up the mountain, using the mountain bike trails, and we were treated to amazing visuals. The wet earth drew […]

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Nature Jiminy Peak

Fancy Flowers

I don’t garden at all. But I do love walking around and seeing flowers. Often I head out after work for fresh air, a view of the mountain and a leg stretch. The mountain was hiding in a fog, but the base was clear. This is what I viewed along the path… Even the children’s […]

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Nature

Natural Bridge State Park

Don’t you love when you find a hidden treasure right in your backyard? That’s how it felt when we enjoyed an afternoon with our friend, Jackie. She took us exploring and introduced us to Natural Bridge State Park. Chris met Jackie last winter when they shared a lift together. She is an artist who makes […]

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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

Snow on Mother’s Day Weekend

I never think snow gets old. It’s so refreshing and beautiful to me. Even in May.

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thankful

Double Dandelions

One stalk to rule them all.

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Nature thankful

Cardinals by our Sunporch