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Off To The Race, To Xfinity and Beyond

Saturday was day two thanks to the complementary tickets. The Xfinity race at the Roval in Charlotte. The cup race is today but I think I will watch my son leave out for that one on his own. He wants … Continue reading

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March Second; Through the Struggles, Through the Differences, Understanding is Found

I don’t make it any secret about how directionally challenged I am. My son laughs and teases me in a good natured manner, but he really doesn’t understand the struggle. Then again, he is the person who can get in … Continue reading

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December Fifteenth; If I Could Offer a Gift to Others, It Would Be..

Clarity in the confusion. Not long after I found myself no longer working a full time paid job, I purchased an inexpensive fitness band. It was simple, told the time, kept up with steps walked. It did a little more … Continue reading

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November Twenty-ninth; Being Thankful In the Lessons and Understanding Gained

That question was answered fairly quickly. I had been sitting here watching the day progress with both dogs still inside. Molly had awakened me around six this morning so I had let her out and waited until she came running … Continue reading

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Thoughts of This Day -Then and Now

Thoughts then… These are comments that I made in the past that showed up in my social media memories. I left off the dates because it isn’t the year that is as important as the thoughts. July 4th, Today, is one … Continue reading

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Day 143; Footnotes of How High are Your Hurdles?

Finally feeling better, and just in time.  My sweet Bella has a place on her hip that is giving her problems. Her skin is raw where she has either chewed the fur away or was injured somehow.  You could tell … Continue reading

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Day 134; Footnotes of Missing (out)

 Tomorrow, May 15th, the Jeep group that I am part of will be participating on what is a rather large event. National Go Topless day, the jeeps will be topless. Since the top will not come off my Compass, I … Continue reading

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May Seventh; Steps To..

On the trail I take to hike up the mountain, there is a section of 336 steps to the summit. While they are a challenge and good exercise, I still say that whoever put those in, had a sadistic bent. … Continue reading

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January Nineteenth; A New Trail, Mine and Yours

After my husband died and I began to face the reality that life had really, seriously, sadly changed, I knew I was going to need to adjust. I was facing a new trail. (At the time I called it my … Continue reading

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Day 338; Footnotes of Nothing Good Comes Easy

Or, did that tire really just go suddenly flat? I recently became friends with someone who like me, deals with the lonely days of being left alone when a spouse dies. We had spent an evening not long ago, enjoying … Continue reading

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