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March 3; Counting Down to That Day

 One thing that I do now, that I did not do four years ago, is leash up Bella and head up to hike Crowder’s Mountain at the state park. https://www.ncparks.gov/crowders-mountain-state-park/home The very first time I went up there on my … Continue reading

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At Least Once

I knew that I was going to go. The weather was simply too gorgeous not to go. And right about lunch time, I got everything ready, brought Molly inside so I wouldn’t worry about her and I got Bella and … Continue reading

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Day Forty; Footnotes of a Glorious Day.

 I don’t know what the weather will be like tomorrow, but today was as near perfection as you can get. The sky was gloriously clear, the temperature just right for a mountain hike, and it is a weekday which means … 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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Footnotes of Day Three of New Beginnings

I’m getting lazy, when the alarm went off this morning, I did not want to get out of bed. It was so nice, warm, comfy. But I needed to get up and get ready for church.  Church is still odd. … Continue reading

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Day 297- footnotes of determination day.

Have you ever heard the saying, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”? Today, while sitting here, I heard a noise. I’ve heard this sound before. It is the sound of an insect … Continue reading

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Day 294- Footnotes of a Day of Not Falling off a Mountain

Wait, what? Yes, I was back. After my son called me a recluse I had to prove I did leave the house. I got Bella ready, I grabbed what I needed and we headed out. I did upset her a … Continue reading

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Day 290– Footnotes of a fancy free day

This morning I thought I’d leash up Bella and head back to hike the mountain in a nearby state park. What better way to spend the day right? I got ready and was preparing to put my shoes on when … Continue reading

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Day 288–Footnotes, Foothills and Fire pits

What a day, what a glorious, adventurous day. A day that started out all normal and potentially empty, turned out to be anything but empty. There was the normal, start the day by letting the dogs outside, starting my coffee … Continue reading

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