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April Twenty-seventh; Bring in the Dirtles

I need a dirtle. (pronounced like turtle with a D) While my son and I were with friends at Bristol Motor Speedway watching the race, I heard the announcer mention the dirtles. I was both amused and confused. What…is a … Continue reading

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March Twenty-ninth Facing and Overcoming Fear

What a day yesterday was. Sitting here this morning, I can hear the sounds of kittens. One of the not so strays for what ever reason, decided to have her babies in the back yard.She is up against the wall, … Continue reading

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March Ninth; When All Is Said and Done

Gentle can be deceiving. I went to bed last night around midnight. It was raining a gentle spring shower type rain, not one of those pounding down summer torrents that always worries me about that drain pipe that runs under … Continue reading

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March fifth; Faith over Fear, Faith in Spite of Fear

People differ, fears differ. The following story was written in 2011, though the actual event with the toy happened around thirty years ago. But stay with me as it moves beyond a toy story. an evil toy called blue bear … Continue reading

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Day Sixty-two; Footnotes True Focus on What’s Important.

Blessings come wrapped in interrupted plans. The plan was to take mom to the bank and the store, get back home and load up the dog and head for the mountain for another hike. I even got myself together earlier … Continue reading

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Day Sixty; Footnotes on Differences

Well, as usual, that didn’t go as hoped. I had hoped to take Bella and go hike Crowder’s Mountain. That didn’t happen. I asked mom if she needed to go to the bank, but she didn’t feel up to going. … Continue reading

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February Eighteenth; When We Realize Where Calm Resides.

There she blows. We knew it was coming as the weather folks had been warning us of the storm’s approach. I made all the preparations that I could just in case. All the while I was hoping that it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Day Forty-eight; Footnotes Not Fear, But Love

The winds are really picking up. The wind chimes on my front porch are playing madly and Molly is trying to hide under my desk. I finally got up and closed the door to outside so she couldn’t hear the … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-eight; Footnotes Thoughts on The Safety of Barriers

I didn’t go. Anywhere. I’m relatively sure that mom was wanting to get out of the house, but I just could not see going out into what could very possibly be a madhouse since they are again calling for snow. … Continue reading

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Day one; Footnotes Vignettes of the Day, Prayers For the Night

And so it has begun. This first day of the new year is working its way toward being over. It has not been boring, though it did not go as I had hoped and planned. But then, it is those … Continue reading

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