Month: January 2014

Deacon

For the last 30ish years, my daily ritual has been to walk every day…1to3 miles…depending on the day… and I have not deviated for any reason…except maybe illness. That all changed last April when we rescued our first dog, Deacon. He was found half dead amongst his deceased litter mates. He was in pretty tough […] Read more…

A Perfect Weekend

This winter has been a long one so far…lots of snow, lots of cold temperatures, and lots of WIND…window rattling, sand blasting, shingle lifting, garbage blowing, crazy making, WIND! This weekend, however, was very close to perfect in my book. We got to enjoy drinks, eats and laughs with good friends, long overdue phone conversations […] Read more…

Tumbling Tumbleweeds

We should have known when the horses got their winter hair in September, that this winter would be a bad one. The wind has howled almost every day this season causing the abundance of snow we have received to rearrange itself on multiple occasions… The tumbleweeds have been drifting, drifting and drifting some more…until something […] Read more…

Angels Watching / Missing Someone

I have been watching some friends/neighbors go through this holiday season enjoying the “reason for the season”…enjoying each other…the perfect Christmas weather…snow falling on Christmas Eve…but all with a little dullness in their eyes.  Their son/brother is a marine, serving in the Middle East, and their holiday wasn’t quite as it should have been…without HIM […] Read more…

New Years Day 2014

Resolutions……… why do we make them when we rarely keep them?  For me it’s time to choose words instead of making resolutions.  If losing weight, exercising more, or quitting a bad habit, spending time with those you love are truly important to you, you’ve probably already made the changes in your life to accomplish these.  […] Read more…