Growing Older

If you want to read one of the best essays from a wise woman growing older go to Goddess in a Teapot. Carolyn writes a beautiful blog that I subscribe to. I find everything Carolyn writes touches a place deep in my spiritual heart/soul/mind. Happy Birthday Dearest Carolyn! Another news of the day – today…

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Had to be a Knitter!

One of the really cool things about a new house is new appliances. Brand spankin’ new appliances with gadgets! Now I’ve seen a refrigerator with the ice/water dispenser but never had one. Handy gadget! Our range is pretty nifty and I’m loving using it. But the handiest gadget had to have been designed by a…

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Pharmaceutical induced madness

It was one of those days that made me want to tell the world off. It’s not my fault really. Okay the mug is my fault but I had to have it after I saw Jackie’s. Last week I called in my prescription for Synthroid (short story – years ago Graves Disease – radiation treatment…

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Call it a good day!!

This is how you spend a birthday!! You dive face first into a bag of Starbucks Chocolate Chai Truffles! Oh yeah – life is good! I love the little tag on the top of the box “When coffee dreams, it dreams of chocolate.” Me too. var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript…

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50

FiftyHalf-a-Century25×210×5You get it. Tomorrow is the day. Yesterday I had the blues for a bit. I wrote this in my journal:7April09One would think there is some sort of hoopla or epiphany that occurs at the half-century mark. It doesn’t. Honestly if it hadn’t occurred before why in the world do I expect it now? Maybe…

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Welcome to the Rabbit Hole

AKA my office/study/hideyhole var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview();

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Extreme Sheepherding!

By all things woolly they better not have harmed the fleeces! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqANtViviME&hl=en&fs=1] var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview();

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It was a dark and stormy night…

So many horrendous pieces of fiction have begun that way some brilliant folks began a contest. But the truth is that Martha the Farm Dog did arrive at our farm on a dark and stormy night in Cherokee County, Oklahoma. The quick back-story is that a pack of dogs arrived to menace our dogs and…

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We’re in!

We’ve spent the past several nights in the new house. Our mattress from the farmhouse is on the floor. The pantry is full. We have two chairs and a dining table from the barn. While Chris was showering yesterday morning I stepped out on to the balcony, no shoes and just a thin silky robe…

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A Visit from The Traveling Shawl

As arrival of the shawl neared I began focusing on the women who have been touched by breast cancer, those I know and those I don’t. It is both heartbreaking and heartening. Once the shawl arrived and I knit my rows and began talking about the shawl I experienced another connection. A reporter from the…

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