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Blog“Just Over the Hilltop”

Rainy days can tend to seem gloomy but when I turn up my music from the diner, flick on the lights overhead, grab a little chocolate, and get back to making lists, the day is so pleasant. I have been working on postcard and newspaper ads, ideas for workshops, a plan for children coming into…

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Hello to my family and friends from just over the hilltop in Norwood where the February sun is brightening my day. Last night as the temperature dropped drastically I can tell by the sounds the wrap-around porch makes when it dips even lower. There is cracking, snapping, and popping of the boards outside as the…

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The sun is shining just over the hilltop as I write a day early with the temperature in the teens and the wind coming out of the west. Lately several days have been like living in a snow globe world with flurries floating about as though they don’t care if they land anywhere or not….

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I love January and I love Mondays. Love can be an overused or misused word but I will use it for I do love and even delight in both, January and Mondays. And now my sabbatical is over for this year, though truth be told, I take mini vacations on a regular basis. Just as…

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Winter fun and family gatherings can be a delightful combination in January. We had canceled our family Christmas due to the weather and so many having to travel during the deep freeze but it turned out to be a blessing because this past weekend was perfect for getting together. Twenty-six members of the Bastille-Morse family…

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A few flurries are floating around this afternoon and the warmer temperature of 16 seems like a heat wave. This month is half over which means I have two more weeks of reading, thinking, and filing….in other words relaxing. The fluctuation of weather in this past week has created some interesting situations in areas around…

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