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Spring Fever

Spring will not officially arrive for forty days, but yesterday I had spring fever. The temperature reached an unseasonably 70 degrees, so my husband and I went hiking in First Landing State Park. We picnicked under loblolly pines and live … Continue reading

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Chicago Sunrise

This is what I see from our hotel window every morning. First time in Chicago, and I’m loving it!

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Life’s Little Instruction Book

In 1991, H. Jackson Brown, Jr. published Life’s Little Instruction Book, a little book that reminds us what we should do and how we should act to live a happy and successful life. It is not a very big book, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: “The World Through Your Eyes”

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Boardwalk Art Show

This weekend we went to the 58th Annual Boardwalk Art Show at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. This four-day festival attracts more than 200,000 visitors, and all the profits go to support our local contemporary art museum. The Boardwalk Art Show … Continue reading

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5-Minute Friday: After

I love visiting our children. Living so far away from them, I don’t get to see them often enough, especially since airline tickets are so expensive. Planning the visit, the days or weeks of anticipation of the trip, pulling out … Continue reading

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Red Sky at Night

Last night we had the most beautiful sunset and I wanted to share it with you. It seemed as if the sky was on fire. My mother always loved sunsets.  She grew up in the hills of Kentucky and lived … Continue reading

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Children are Strange

Why is it that at a certain age, children who used to be perfect photographic subjects, change into children with cheesy smiles? One day you can take a lovely picture of them, and the next day, and for at least … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

This week’s challenge was an easy one because we were in Manteo, North Carolina on the Outer Banks this weekend, celebrating my sister-in-law’s birthday. We stayed at the Tranquil House Inn, a lovely place on the water, and I was … Continue reading

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Autumn on Plum Island

The weekend before Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, my husband and I drove up to the Boston area to visit some of our children. We try to get up there every October to see the fall foliage. Though nothing … Continue reading

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