Category Archives: Nature

Life Goes Fast

Sober Daughter and I canned tomatoes last week.  It was a lovely day. I’ve had a whole bunch of lovely days.  Amazing days don’t lend themselves to blog posts as well as not so great days. The weather has turned. … Continue reading

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My Favorite Month

This is the shawl that nearly destroyed my love of knitting.  It is finally finished and I love it.  It is a blend of wool and  silk and feels heavenly. This photo is from  yesterday’s hike.  All the prettiness of … Continue reading

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Alpine Hike

        A lovely day on the mountain.  Thank you God.

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43 degrees and torrential rains

A suddenly typical late spring morning in Colorado.  It wears on a person’s nerves.  My garden is growing like crazy.  I have to pull weeds every single day!  I don’t mind 🙂  It is strange to go outside and feel … Continue reading

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Niya Loves Yogurt

Weird, she has never been interested in my food before.  I left the dish of yogurt, blueberries, and flax seed cereal on the desk while I left the room.  When I came back, my cat was standing on the chair, … Continue reading

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Treadmill v. Blog

That is my choice as I sit here.  I could easily get on the treadmill and do 3 miles in the amount of time it takes to write one post.  It would be lovely to have more time than I … Continue reading

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Itchy for Spring

My neighbor’s crocus are up.  It is a lovely thing to see.  I admire them for pushing through the ice and snow, every single year.  Getting more snow dumped on them, and still springing back.  They rock.  Tulips do too. … Continue reading

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