Monthly Archives: March 2016

First Hike of the Season

I have discovered that walking country roads and riding a stationary bike during winter months does not keep me in shape for hikes across mountain trails. Especially when carrying 20+ pounds in a day pack. We started at Hairy John State Park … Continue reading

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The Sunset Years

I’m still the “me” of childhood, although Hubby and I are entering the sunset years. Yes, our hair is gray and our bodies tire a bit quicker these days, but who we are on the inside still feels like the child … Continue reading

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A Lost Friend, Found

The question came during a writers’ conference workshop. “What was your favorite book when a child?” Warm thoughts from long ago rushed into my mind. I answered, “Tommy Little.” A puzzled look crossed the instructor’s face. She had never heard … Continue reading

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“Miracle on the Hudson”

It’s an awesome view, standing beside an Airbus A320 and looking up at the giant aircraft. Especially one that lost power in both engines 90 seconds after take-off and had to ditch on a deep, freezing cold river. Yes, this … Continue reading

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Life’s Cloudy Days

It started during the night with a scratchy feeling in the throat. But I needed to leave that morning for a five-day stay with the grandsons while our son and daughter-in-law traveled out-of-town. Getting sick was not an option. For … Continue reading

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