Tag Archives: simple life

When the dog bites

When the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I’m feeling sad. Dear readers, thank you for visiting today. How is it I can still remember the words to a song I learned in my exuberant youth? I think I … Continue reading

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Day 4 – día 4

Day 4 – and northern air has been delaying spring in the valley, night time temperatures dipping slightly below zero (Celsius). Bundled up in my balaclava and in my gloves, I am still enjoying the clear sunny days and fresh … Continue reading

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Too Much Make Believe

I planted grass in my back yard nearly a week ago. Not sod. I threw an abundance of grass seed and covered it with lawn soil and then I did a little jig before I watered it, hoping the grass … Continue reading

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No Amount of Green Replaces This

Today is the day to wear green in minimum because it is St. Patrick’s day.  Though my cynical heart firmly believes the average person knows less than a tinker’s cuss about who St. Patrick is. But if you follow this … Continue reading

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You Sunk My Battleship

Growing up I didn’t have to walk knee-deep in snow ten miles uphill to and from school each day but my childhood was certainly different from the current generation. Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by … Continue reading

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Rollercoasters, & Concrete – no thanks

Today I came around the corner a few doors from my driveway and I came upon this Moma duck and her seven little ducklings.  This made me very happy, and with a big grin on my face I rolled down … Continue reading

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