Monthly Archives: March 2017

A Courageous Move

As a girl of ten years, I don’t recall much of the drive from Massachusetts to Colorado. My parents made the brave decision  to move West.  I remember being in 4th grade in Massachusetts and then living with our Aunt … Continue reading

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Fast As Lightning

    Quick as a flash of lightning, I accepted a challenge by fellow blogger Annika Perry to try my hand at writing a fast-paced poem for this week’s blog.  It actually uses the German word blitz to describe the … Continue reading

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Snow, Snow, Snow

  Where are my Boots? On my feet I glibly replied to my husband. I continued to clean off the car and push snow down the driveway. Lifting is no longer an option. Predictions for this storm were twenty to … Continue reading

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It’s a bird; it’s a plane; it’s super…

Glue! Not Superman this time. There was a television show when reporter Clark Kent changed into his Superman costume to come to the rescue of others. How did super glue get into the washing machine amidst her clothes and intimates? … Continue reading

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A Very Unusual Day

Penmanship Class Swiftly slithering along the stone wall my father built with his two hands, the garter snake followed our journey down the road to the school bus. Past the swamp with skunk cabbage and its distinct odor, past wild … Continue reading

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