Monthly Archives: October 2009

Halloween

Halloween is not a holiday I particularly relate to. The macabre, the ghoulish, the terrifying are not what I gravitate towards.  Chainsaw Massacre films or the Halloween horror films will not be found on my netflicks list. I understand that … Continue reading

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Share the Burden

At the local farmers market yesterday I was standing waiting to approach a vendor when a petite woman walking a large dog stood next to me talking with an acquaintance. The acquaintance noted that the dog was wearing a double … Continue reading

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Another Foretaste

The inbox of today’s email contained one of those forwarded messages of the inspirational kind.  There were photographs from around the world of incredible landscapes filled with color and texture.  Knowing that a small photograph can never quite capture a … Continue reading

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Kingdom foretaste

It was one of those last minute decisions, made after a few chores were done and the rest of our unplanned day stretched before us.  We would go see Lee.  At ninety-seven years of age, her mind the proverbial sharp … Continue reading

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The Pest

Grace, our not-so-aptly named (I was the one who chose it) 9 year old cat, has been a pest today. She fusses vocally, pushes, and bumps me with her head to get my attention on her empty food bowl. Failing … Continue reading

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Leaves and living

The trees in the area are in full color with the rich reds, vibrant yellow and muted brown hues. It is amazing to think that these colors were hidden by the green and are only seen at the last part … Continue reading

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A Fall Trilogy

October 13, 2009 Erupting in color, the once stately green trees are now sporting lively coats.  Their leaves, painted with vermilion, lemon, scarlet and gold, grow bolder as the weather turns toward winter.  The woods around the pond are cloaked … Continue reading

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