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If It’s Red…

Although dreading the loss of several hours that morning, I took our Rav 4 to the dealer’s garage for a courtesy check-up. Although it seemed like everyone had brought their car in that morning, the garage mechanics finished with our … Continue reading

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The Challenge

He said it as a challenge rather than a command. I pondered his words. The challenge seemed simple, or was it? How hard could it be to

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Kids Say the Darndest Things

Some things never change. Decades ago Art Linkletter penned the book, Kids Say the Darndest Things, using quips from the children on his show, Art Linkletter’s House Party. And kids today still say the darndest things, as several tykes recently … Continue reading

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The In-law Cometh

She only came to help, to watch the grandkids for a few days while Son and Daughter-in-law (henceforth referred to as THEY or THEM) enjoyed a time away. She didn’t mean to mess up things, it just happened. It began … Continue reading

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The Unexpected

I spied it at a garage sale as Hubby and I drove to the bank. Although not quite what I was looking for, it would work – after a face-lift. Hubby NEVER stops, or even slows, when passing a garage … Continue reading

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The Almost Vacation

We had great plans for our week of vacation…hiking, kayaking, biking, a motorcycle ride. But the reasoning behind taking the week before Memorial Day off resided in getting a jump on “summer-izing” the house and yard. A work and play … Continue reading

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Friendship and Backpacking

We reconnected at a sad time, her mother’s funeral. During the intervening fifteen years, she had changed from a cute teenager into a woman with inner and outer beauty. Now married and the mother of three, her days focused on … Continue reading

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Tiadaghton Trail Hike

On Sunday, Hubby and I hiked part of the Tiadaghton Trail near Ramsey. A light April snow had blanketed the mountainside the day before. But late snows in central Pennsylvania don’t last long and only an occasional patch of white … Continue reading

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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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