around the neighborhood_july 2016 (2)

Sprouting Pretty

Racial tensions are at scary levels; I woke today to another senseless shooting. In addition, that is, to the one the day before; oh, yeah, we can’t forget the terrorism in the airport in Turkey, and I had to stop. That is as far as I got on this post. I sat here staring at…

coffin mt trail_july 2016 (14)

The Hills Came Alive

I could feel it; I just knew. It was in the air. The atmosphere was ripe. I was filled with anticipation. There was no preventing anything. It was just a matter of time. But, I digress. Let me begin at the beginning. Some of you may remember we got on the wrong trail last weekend–it…

oranges and bananas_june 2016

A Swift Kick In My Determination

Are you a few pounds overweight? I am. Many of us can relate, and that’s why, when I read an inspirational story recently, I knew I must share. It’s from my friend, Turtle. Her post reminded me of a tragedy that occurred last year. Turtle profiled Cameron, a man who recently lost quite a bit…

PIX_Lynne and Karen and Margaret Yale street

The Things We Remember Most

Dad passed away 10 years ago, which I still find hard to fathom. It doesn’t seem possible, as he was larger than life and had a commanding presence. With large personalities, it’s easy to believe they will be with us forever. In some ways, he still is. He was a tease, and from the smiles…