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February Seventeenth; Random Act of Kindness

I was hoping the cloud cover would break, at least for a while. That doesn’t appear to be going to happen. The temperature here is supposed to be comfortable today. It would have been a perfect day to head for … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Seven Footnotes One More Time

And yet again, but. We are being told that another winter weather event is heading our way. We are also being told that it is going to be a lot colder this time around. I’m not sure (yes, I am) … Continue reading

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Day Thirteen; Footnotes Just Another Day of Odds, Ends and Maybe Bad

Its all in the simple things. I had told my dad yesterday that I would help him cut up kindling today. After falling though, I really didn’t want to attempt moving his saw into place. Early today he called me … Continue reading

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January Thirteenth; The Most Important Preparation

Smoke from the wood stove is drifting low through the woods out back while the sun tries to shine through the cloud covering. The temperature is just above freezing according to the computer so the dogs are curled up in … Continue reading

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Day Eleven; Footnotes of Be Ready

Is it coming? Is it going to snow? Will it be ice or sleet or simply rain? Which ever it will be, something is coming. And the excitement is building. Here it is, not even nine at night yet, and … Continue reading

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November Twenty-fifth Plans and Recipe For a Good Day

A moment of lucidity. I’ve been battling sleep and being sleepy all afternoon. One moment I’m watching a movie on television and the next I’m watching as the credits scroll up the screen. Currently The Wizard of Oz is finishing … Continue reading

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September Twenty-first, An Anniversary, And An Understanding of the Importance of Preparations.

Thirty-two years ago. Today was well, today. I spent the first of the morning sitting outside of my dad’s eye doctor while the doctor checked dad’s eye that he had somehow scratched. While it is much improved, he wanted dad … Continue reading

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Day 208; Footnotes of Being Prepared

The thunder rumbles in the distance, the sky has grown increasingly dark. The growing dark causing the solar lights out front to come on, one by one. A flickering against the approaching clouds. From the woods, the tree frogs call … Continue reading

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May Twenty-fourth; How Does Your Stove Top Appear?

Not long ago, I had this wonderful old kitchen stove. It had belonged to my grandfather and was huge. It had side by side ovens with a large counter type space on top beside the burners. This stove was closing … Continue reading

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Day 76; Footnotes of If It Comes

 Will it? Won’t it? Come up a serious storm tomorrow? And if it does, am I ready?  I can remember a time when storms didn’t bother me. A thunder storm would come up and I’d go on about my day … Continue reading

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