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“Sometimes it’s hard to think of the world as a good place…”

22 March, 2020           “Sometimes it’s hard to think of the world as a good place…” “…but I got to tell you, there are people who don’t know me at all, sending me food.” – a … Continue reading

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I love my family

29 December, 2019            I love my family The names of the people in that picture – I’ll let you try to match up faces – are Katie, Sheila, Kevin, Shane, Jay, Jenny, Kristin, Evelyn, Jim, … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner – flying lesson – triathlon – pass the buck

27 August, 2017            Birthday dinner – flying lesson – triathlon – pass the buck   This week, where do I begin? Evelyn and I celebrated my 56th birthday at L’opossum on Wednesday evening. My friend Andrew … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Maple Festival 2017, Pony Pasture deer

12 March, 2017            Guest blogger, Maple Festival 2017, Pony Pasture deer – A blog post in three parts: Part 1, Guest blogger, my niece Wren: The Maple Festival The Maple Festival is a place where you … Continue reading

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AKA “Butterfly McPeace”

4 December, 2016            AKA “Butterfly McPeace” My friend and mentor for many years was the late, great Butterfly McPeace. She passed away a couple of years ago. I keep a roll of these stickers to remind … Continue reading

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Highland County Maple Festival, 2016

21 March, 2016 Wren and I made it to the 2016 Highland County Maple Festival on the cold, gray, snowy final day – Sunday, March 20. And it was fantastic! Here’s a tree in front of Evelyn’s Pantry, a slight … Continue reading

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L’Chaim!

20 March, 2016            L’Chaim! This post is a placeholder – come back tomorrow for a more complete post. Please!  Ev and I had dinner last night at Perly’s (“It’s Yiddish for delicious!”) at 111 East Grace … Continue reading

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