Category Archives: Grief

Photo Friday

The first walk of many, I hope, in 2016. Crisp air for fresh thoughts? Onward, downward, to the river. Let the power and might of the river remind us – we aren’t in charge. Have you heard the saying, “Cardinals … Continue reading

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How long do chores take?

That is a common question I get asked.  My first thought is always, ‘It depends if anyone pooped in their water trough.’ I try to do extra chores on Wednesday mornings because I have a standing date on Wednesday evenings … Continue reading

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Can you hear the whispers?

Yesterday was not a quiet day. It was flock-of-snow-geese noisy! It was stand-strong, prepare for harsh, winter weather, gray, moody kind of day. Today dawned cold, but crisp and clear. A we-weathered-another-storm kind of day. The kind of quiet where … Continue reading

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Yesterday took the best of me and spit it out.

Defeated. That’s how I felt when I went to bed. You see, my big, old, loving, faithful assistant, Hunter, died yesterday. I knew it was coming. We were able to keep him at home. He died in the barn, close … Continue reading

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Yesterday / Today

Yesterday, the sweet little boy on the right blew out candles (there should have been 19, but I could only find five. :/` ) While the one on the left accepted a scholarship of undetermined amount last night. The one … Continue reading

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Saturday Reflections

I have taken many pictures lately and it will take a couple of blogs to catch up.  Photo Friday was neglected yesterday.  I actually filled-in/substituted at my former place of work.  My plan had been to clean house … and… … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas

Now, I can relax. Reflect. Of course I know the true meaning of Christmas. There is just a heck of a lot of other stuff going on and that needs to be done prior to Christmas.  It’s a fact.  It’s reality. So, … Continue reading

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