Monthly Archives: October 2016

Hush Now! Listen!

Hush Now! Listen! Exuberantly Mother Nature attempts to lure and entice us with meandering mountain streams and brooks. Comforting sounds to our ears. The creatures in tropical climates offer varied sights and music to our ears. Gazing at soothing colors … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Old Man Winter!

Cold, soaking rains followed by winds and falling leaves usually indicate the end of Autumn. While I love the colors of this season, I would appreciate warmer temperatures. We are fortunate to have four seasons in Upstate New York. One … Continue reading

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An Ocean Respite

Downtime, breathing space, a change of pace – this was reason enough for the short trip to the ocean at Southampton. Benches awaited us in the sand. We sat, watched and waited for each wave to roll in from the … Continue reading

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On Hurricanes and Drills

  Natural disasters: we read about and view them almost daily. Now enter Matthew. No, not a family member, but one shared by several of our family members.¬†It’s a¬†hurricane unleashed by Mother Nature as if informing us of her wrath … Continue reading

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