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Blog“Just Over the Hilltop”

Hello to my dear family and friends from just over the hilltop in Norwood where this self-appointed journalist is once again three weeks late in delivering the on-going saga of life in the North Country with one aging woman. No, I have not been sick nor have I been neglectful in meeting my schedule. Rather…

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Here we are on another Wednesday in October where the Norway Maple is finally beginning to turn color. The huge maple on the top of the little hilltop is mostly yellow/orange and still full of leaves. I can now see the geese as they follow the river besides hearing them, the deer are moving regularly,…

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Hello from “just over the hilltop” in Norwood where the leaves are succumbing to the cold winds and along with the rain seem to be dropping like snow and covering the green grass making a blanket of warmth on a dreary afternoon. As I’ve said this is my favorite time of the year and my…

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The sun is shining brightly, the temperature above normal, the box elder bugs are out en masse on the porch and garage, a squirrel gingerly paces in front of Dick along the driveway seemingly not too fearful, and the single rose bud is trying to open for one lingering glimpse of summer joys. It is…

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“Rainy days and Mondays” don’t get me down. I actually love both. Quite often I get more done on a rainy day for I’m not as distracted. Especially if I have the day free of any obligations or appointments. Anyway, I think Karen Carpenter’s voice was amazing and though I like the song I really…

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Well, it is hard to believe that another three weeks have gone by and I missed my weekly date with myself on Tuesdays but for very good reasons. Life. And though it is important to me to slow down one day a week to record and to write to those in the vast world of…

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