Category Archives: Hair

Hair in a bun

My hair has finally gotten long enough to wear in a bun. It’s a little bun, but it is a bun, and the hair is not in my face or on my neck.  That makes me very happy.  Probably not … Continue reading

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Pay Day

So excited about being able to scoop my hair into a ponytail.  Small thing, sure.  But it sure is nice. A lifelong dream of mine was to wear my hair in a bun when I got “old.”  I think I … Continue reading

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Finding Myself

Yes, Birkenstocks with hand knit socks.  The Birkenstocks are new.  The socks are probably close to 20 years old… from the last period in my life when I might have thought Birkenstocks were stylish.  I ordered the birks (from Nordstrom … Continue reading

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Three More Mondays

That’s me on the mountain yesterday.  What a beautiful day.  It was so good to be outside.  This has been a long year of treadmilling due to injuries and a surgery.  I don’t feel secure to go out into the … Continue reading

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Last year at this time, with my tiny newborn grandson.  He turned one last weekend.  My son texted pictures of him with his first birthday cake.  Gorgeous little boy.  Now 898 miles away.  This year I had to ship his … Continue reading

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Sleeping like a log

That’s me, making soup in my kitchen.  My hair’s a mess, no make-up, etc.  I was just as pleased as could be, chopping vegetables.  I took the photo because I loved the way the green apron looked over the pink … Continue reading

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Never, Ever Give Up

“You are never too old to chase your dream.” Diana Nyad accomplished her life-long dream of swimming from Cuba to Florida yesterday.  At the age of 64.  She did something she first tried when she was 29 years old.  And … Continue reading

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