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A Winter Walk From Dec 21

Who would have imagined this was Winter Solstice Day? It felt like spring. As we walked the dog, we saw a dandelion and a very aggressive little snake 🙂 It was so cute lunging at our toes as if it were a giant. Could you see it? Here’s a more defined image: Star loved her […]

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A Diverse December

December is a funky month, full of highs and lows. Perhaps for everyone, and certainly for Chris and me. And this year it seemed particularly diverse in emotions. In December I: Celebrated exciting life milestones. Mourned for people no longer breathing in our earthly sphere. Re-learned lessons I should have known and came pretty close […]

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Thankful for Beautiful Snowy Mornings

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Thankful For Flowers in Winter

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Thankful for Opening Day of Snowboard Season — In November!!!!

It’s November 17. Not even Thanksgiving, and Chris and I got to hit the slopes. Last year was less than stellar as I slipped a disc in my back on Valentine’s day and had to sit out the rest of the season (yes, I slipped it putting on my snowboard boots, which makes me not-quite-so-hard-core, […]

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Thankful for Sleep

Last night the wind was howling, and the snow was swirling, as I tucked into my cozy bed for sleep. Since I’m on vacation this week, I didn’t worry about having to get up and do anything so I didn’t start my next day for another 10.5 hrs. Pure bliss. And the best part? Now […]

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Nature winter

Preparing for Winter

This post is for my friends who live in warmer environments. The image featured is of something we see a lot here in the north. It’s usually metal rods along highways, but this particular picture is a bunch of wood posts at our local beach. Know what it is? It’s a row of markers along […]

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Snow

I realize it’s difficult for people who actually have to go out and travel or commute in this or shovel or anything. But I have to admit, I still have a hard time not getting super excited about 10 to 20 inches of snow within 24 hours.