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Those wonderful “lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer” have arrived and the fans are spinning round and round. What a blessing when the nights cool down a little and the air gets easier to breathe. Independence Day was very hot and uncomfortable but we attended the Norwood Parade, enjoyed visiting with other attendees, and went…

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The days are once again flying by with a flurry of activity and I think that’s the way life should be. That is: as long as I pace myself and keep my quiet time special as much as possible. Summer pleasures and activities have begun with some sadness sprinkled in. And summer itself began with…

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“Oh, what a beautiful morning, Oh, what a beautiful day”……and I am enjoying it by alternating my inside and outside projects. It is not too hot, not too cold. In other words, a seemingly perfect day “just over the hilltop.” And I’m enjoying the porch. As usual I have let the tares(weeds) grow up with…

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Good afternoon from “just over the hilltop” in Norwood on this lovely Monday. The air is thick at 87 degrees with a slight breeze and clouds rolling in. Dick is painting and I’m sure he’s grateful the sun is now behind those clouds. The glare of freshly painted wood in direct sun is exhausting. He…

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Today I am writing “Just Over the Hilltop” from the bookstore as I try to catch up on a few things waiting for a customer to stop by. Hello on this mostly sunny day that I am rejoicing in and watching as dandelions turn to puffballs and begin to spread their seeds over the neighborhood….

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Hello from the “just over the hilltop” in Norwood where the days have once again been jumbled and fumbled together like an overflowing bowl of ping pong balls. Trying to add something extra to the day or bowl causes spills and sometimes doesn’t seem to accomplish its purpose. And so after having a few days…

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