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April Second; A Lesson in There Somewhere

Neighbors. Life really changes as time passes, in so many ways. When my brothers and I were kids growing up on this road there were four families here. Us, my grandparents, an older couple with a bull dog and a … Continue reading

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November Seventeenth: To Sleep or Not to Sleep, The Issues Abound Even as I Remain Thankful

Interrupted sleep. I’m sitting here, watching through the windows as the leaves outside fall like rain. Then again, maybe more like snow since they are covering the ground and getting deeper by the moment. While at the moment the various … Continue reading

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Day 305; Footnotes of November’s First Day

She said she doubts anyone would bother me. Mom and I were having one of our conversations. One of those that jumps from topic to topic and back again. At one point we got on the topic of safety. We … Continue reading

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Day 286; Footnotes of A Heart So Full

Peaceful, easy feelinghttps://youtu.be/gWVDjgC0NVA I’m not sure why, but that is exactly how I feel at this moment. Maybe, because I got up, went outside and walked. I still didn’t get up to the mountain..Crowders Mountain State Park; https://www.ncparks.gov/crowders-mountain-state-park/home. Instead I … Continue reading

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Day 227; Footnotes of Days Like Today

In the distance I hear thunder. The breeze coming in through the open windows has cooled down immensely. Still, the crickets are singing while they are able. Both dogs are inside, both staring toward the door as if watching and … Continue reading

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Day 180; Footnotes..I’m Freezing

No, not that kind of freezing. Especially since the phone says its 85F or 29.4C. So no, I’m definitely not freezing. I am however enjoying the breeze flowing in through the open windows and the sounds of the crickets filling … Continue reading

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May Twenty-fifth; Just a Swingin’

 Many years ago, there was a song that came out by John Anderson by the name, “Just a Swingin” my dad loved that song.  I’ll admit that I not only liked that song, but many that were done by John … Continue reading

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April Eighteenth; And the Word, is Peaceful

As I sit here, the sun is creating streaks of light across my back yard, I can hear the birds all around performing their morning serenade. My son has not yet awakened, the only sound in the house is the … Continue reading

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Day 104; Footnotes of They’re Missing It

 I hike Crowder’s Mountain for several reasons. Other than the obvious of, because I can.  I do it to make sure I get my exercise in. I always take the trail with the 336 steps going up. That trail is … Continue reading

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Escape to the Mountain

I didn’t, or at least not yet, finish cleaning the leaves up from mom’s yard. Instead, after doing the responsible thing and going for groceries, I looked at the cloudy sky, thought ‘screw it’ and decided I was taking Bella … Continue reading

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