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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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Hello from “just over the hilltop” where a fan is blowing cool, sweeping air across my neck, these sweaty fingers are pecking away at the keyboard, and the glass of raspberry iced tea is so refreshing. Dick and I left right after our guest this morning to water the plant at the bookstore and get…

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It has happened. I turned the calendar to August and my days began rapidly slipping away but for good reasons. Family visits, bed and breakfast guests, bookstore workshops and sing-along, attending a wedding, picnics and giving swimming lessons. Yes, our life is full and we love it. And in the three weeks since last writing,…

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Oh dear, I needed to turn my calendar to August earlier than I prefer. Today is really July 38th or as you know it, August 7th. As many of you may remember I loathe i.e., hate turning the year’s calendar to August. Not because I dislike August but rather because I dislike how fast the…

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Hello from “just over the hilltop” on this beautiful rainy day. Yesterday, not so beautiful. We were coming home from the family reunion in Arlington, Vermont and then a visit in Ilion, New York with our daughter Karen and family when the heavens opened up this side of Harrisville and poured down heavy rain. This…

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This past winter as I was sorting through old notebooks, journals, and daily blessing books, I found the journal of signed guests who attended my fiftieth birthday party. It was a joy to reread and remember not only the people that came to that wonderful day-long party, but to remember the special events that took…

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