Monthly Archives: December 2013

Hitchhiker, near accident & birdseed

1.  It’s 4:30 p.m. and the sun arches its back into the horizon, preparing to depart from this earthly realm until tomorrow morning. 2.  We picked up a hitchhiker yesterday on our way up to Houghton.   A young 20-ish … Continue reading

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Santas and Snowmen play in the snow

Every year the Santas and Snowmen sleep in the basement until the first week in December.  Then they march up our spiral stairway, one by one, preparing to help us celebrate the Christmas holidays in style. Many long years ago … Continue reading

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Anger

Darkness still spreads her peaceful cloak across the forest this December morning. ‘Tis a new day.  I cuddle beneath the fluffy white comforter and remember scraps of last night’s dreams. ‘Tis better than remembering yesterday. Yesterday proved a tough day. … Continue reading

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On the first day of Christmas…

I am perhaps moving this blog in a different direction for awhile, my dear loyal readers.  Today I wrote three blogs and tossed two of them away.  Even though they were both engaging, they felt cumbersome. I shan’t tell you … Continue reading

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