Monthly Archives: December 2013

The year in review

I tried to find my favorite photo of the year, but didn’t really find one.  I like this rose, I have no idea what magic I used to create the effect of seeing the velvet of the petals – but … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Faith, History, Roses, Work | 4 Comments


Heading out into the snowy world, to join the living at my workplace.  Yesterday I left the house only to return a movie to the Redbox, and to take a walk in a park with shoveled sidewalks.  Why, oh why, … Continue reading

Posted in Race, Rest | 8 Comments

Sedate Sunday

This morning the world is covered with glittering snow.  On a very cold morning.  Yesterday it was 60 degrees, I took a long walk around a nearby town, with a thriving downtown that is actually quaint and nice without being … Continue reading

Posted in Junk-blogging, Knitting | 5 Comments

The Last Friday of 2013

This is the City and  County of Denver building, all lit up for Christmas.  Obviously, it was a drive-by photo, and not a good one. I am hoping to find time over the weekend to write up a plan and … Continue reading

Posted in Progress, Race, Training | 5 Comments

December 26

I made a tiny apple pie yesterday for me and my daughter.  We had a lovely, but very low-key Christmas.  She is but a shadow of herself right now.  But she enjoyed our little Christmas. I actually knitted a moebius … Continue reading

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More knitting… Tomorrow’s Christmas

  This little dog is going away today.  I will miss him terribly, but I will not miss his habit of going to the bathroom in the house.  I would keep him if not for that.  This is going to … Continue reading

Posted in Dog, Knitting | 10 Comments

Pizzelles and Posole

I spent yesterday making pizzelles and posole.  The pizzelles are spread all over my kitchen, soon to be bundled up into squares of cellophane, beribboned and given to co-workers.  The posole is in the fridge, soon to be skimmed and … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude, Junk-blogging, sponsee | 3 Comments

Christmas Memories

  The other day my friend Annette wrote a wonderful post about her Christmas experiences.   I was going to write mine, but major things came up and it became something not important to me.  Today my family and I … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Faith, Family, Feasts, Gratitude, History | 4 Comments

Keeping busy

Keeping very busy to keep the panic at bay. Trying so hard to be 100% available to someone I love. Don’t want to mention my re-traumatization because it’s not about me. But I must say I am pretty wigged out. … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Fear | 8 Comments

Asking for Prayers

Today I wish no one I know in “real life” read my blog.  I don’t have the right to share another’s story here.  No matter how much it impacts me. I’ll just say I am asking for your prayers for … Continue reading

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