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Blog“Just Over the Hilltop”

Good morning from just over the hilltop in Norwood where I’m waiting for the ladies to arrive for a luncheon. I am already late but thought I’d take a moment to start the journal while waiting for them. This morning’s sunrise was beautiful as it reflected an orangey-yellow glare off the last of the clinging…

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The title for this week’s journal comes from the re-occurring comment of Garrett when playing checkers with his little sister, or with me, or with his cousin Alysa. He is very sharp at this game and very strategic for a five year old. But often “It’s the rule” would resound as he had to inform…

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“Oh, what a glorious morning! Oh, what a beautiful day!” And it is a beautiful day, especially with the rain that gave us a lovely rainbow and sparkling leaves and grass. We did need the rain. The temperatures have been very warm for this time of the year and we are taking advantage of it….

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Hello from just over the hilltop in Norwood where we had our first frost Monday evening. I had already started cleaning up the porch, gave away the three Boston ferns, flung one sad stringy impatiens into the compost pile, brought in all the pillows and tablecloths to be washed and put away until spring, and…

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Maybe you haven’t noticed but the weekly journal has not been successfully on-time for quite some time now and it is even getting my days mixed up. I confess I took on too much this fall and am finding it quite a challenge to keep up with myself. I haven’t juggled so many different meetings,…

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Here we are! October: the most wonderful time of the year to me and probably my favorite month of the year. This is the month I met Dick at a Singles Retreat in New Hampshire and my life has been full and complete ever since. Columbus Day Weekend is when our paths crossed for the…

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