Monthly Archives: January 2023

Ears That Hear!

Deep roar of engine motors and squeaks of brakes. Shouts, banging and clamor of refuse cans against the back of the garbage truck signifies Mondays. What neighborhood noises do you notice? Delivery trucks have distinctive motor noises. Then listen to … Continue reading

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Seven Place Settings

My research for today’s blog evoked memories of where we met and married.  We blinked.  Fast forward to more memories in another state. Funny how life happens.  Two beautiful children who later married.  Our family grew to six place settings … Continue reading

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Falling rain with a soft patter as I fell asleep magically turned to falling snow and frozen silence today.  My artist’s eye invited me to take photos of snow-covered branches as we drove north for car repairs.  The branches look … Continue reading

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A Bear-y New Year

Pardon me while I slip into my new role as Grandmother.  When I ran errands today, some decorations remained from the holidays. I just couldn’t resist the colors and bears. Running through my head were stories beginning with Once Upon … Continue reading

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