After nearly 24 years of living in my house, I decided it was time for a change. Perhaps I needed a new challenge. Or maybe it was a desire to live among fruit trees and berries in solitude far … Continue reading
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Five O’clock on Thursday, a friend summons me to her farm. Excited, I rush from my day to find her 12 miles away at the back of her house on a plank that overlooks green rolling hills dotted with cheerful … Continue reading
Every May I am distracted from life by the most fragrant, plump, blooms of peony bushes in parks, allies and yards of others. The peony has always been my favorite flower, pink, white & reds,a silky soft and fluffy with … Continue reading
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This year, 2013 I moved into a home with no dishwasher, no disposal and laundry in a questionable basement. The bedrooms (2) are small with lighted but limited closet space. The floors are hardwood but damaged from leaking radiators of … Continue reading
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Disposing of mind-cluttering stuff; unnecessary gadgets and excessive life accouterments. Eliminating processed consumables, modernities and multiplicities. Breathing slowly, deeply and with purpose.
Several years ago, a special friend and I ventured out to find a pottery shop in a small town several hours from our own. Upon reaching our destination, we learned via a note on the door, that the potter had … Continue reading
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So it’s January 1, 2013. Once again we start the “Let’s Get Healthy” plan for the year. I found some organic black Quinoa in the cabinet and began to assemble a healthy salad. After cooking the quinoa, a product … Continue reading
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