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Hello from “just over the hilltop” where the beauty of Robert Frost’s poem came to my mind as I drove to the ladies luncheon today. I’m sure I quote this poem each spring but the feeling it gives me never grows old. “Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s…

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Time out. Oftentimes, I need a little time out to refresh my energy, emotion, or eagerness in getting through a task at hand. I’ve been re-reading several books, “Time out, Ladies!” and “Margin” which remind me that I don’t need a vacation, Calgon bath, or nails done to feel rested or renewed. I actually just…

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Hello from “just over the hilltop” in Norwood. Since the last journal we have had rain, rain, and more rain which is bringing out the green on the ground. The maples don’t have any buds yet, but the lilacs have tiny ones just starting. Today we had a little sun and a little warmth and…

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Three weeks! That’s right, it’s been three weeks since the last journal post and that means life got very busy and hectic for a short period of time and we are adjusting to a new normal for us. Does this mean I got a little overwhelmed here “just over the hilltop” in Norwood or “just…

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Spring is “popping” out all over just over the hilltop in Norwood. Dick collected two bouquets of pussy willows for me this year; one for home and one for the bookstore. The day lilies are pushing up out of the ground, the worms are meandering around the driveway, I saw my first robin on the…

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Hello from just over the hilltop where I am home for the entire day, the first in several weeks. I didn’t get to write last week and you’ll see why as I continue with today’s journal, but I want to start with a memory of my father. Last week would have been his 86th birthday…

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