Category Archives: simplify

Blown out/casting about 

20 October, 2019           Blown out/casting about  I had a long flight planned for Thursday but it got too windy so we cancelled. We were blown out! I wanted to write about that flight but that … Continue reading

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Calming

29 September, 2019            Calming I snapped (in a manner of speaking) that picture at Pony Pasture this morning at 8:50. A moment later I sent it to Yuki’s owner to show her what he’s missing! … Continue reading

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Casting about… 

15 September, 2019            Casting about…  I was looking through my pictures for the week – I have some nice ones – working on a theme. I was “casting about” for a theme. I looked to … Continue reading

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The kindness of strangers

8 September, 2019            The kindness of strangers Mackey and Turner and Yuki and I had just gotten out on the rocks this spectacular early September morning, and we saw a young family enjoying the pleasant … Continue reading

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Playing chicken

1 September, 2019            Playing chicken In the decades our cabin in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley was our home away from home, quirky memorable events occurred more often than it seems they should have. But our family … Continue reading

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Butterflies in the ground

25 August, 2019            Butterflies in the ground Evelyn saw a bare patch of ground in front of our house and imagined a Monarch butterfly. She planted a plant. Flowers bloomed. A monarch butterfly stopped on … Continue reading

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If this isn’t nice…  

4 August, 2019            If this isn’t nice…   …I don’t know what is.” – Kurt Vonnegut – courtesy of Andrew  The quote is courtesy of Andrew. The flower is courtesy of Evelyn. The monarch butterfly … Continue reading

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