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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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“Oh, what a beautiful mornin’. Oh, what a beautiful day” is a song from the musical Oklahoma and this day has been beautiful. Dick and I were up early to see his primary doctor about his shoulder. He sent us for x-rays on both the shoulder and the elbow, plus gave him a shot for…

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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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Hello from the forgotten North Country hilltop in Norwood. Can you believe that after telling you the last journal was the 100th conversation with you since Pete set up my new website and blog, I haven’t written you for five weeks? My only excuse is “It’s a Wonderful Life” and a very busy one. I…

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At the moment I am listening to the weather report of our area and south of us is a large storm system with possible tornadoes heading through Lewis County. It appears to be north of where our daughters live and south of us, but never the less, the danger and anxious waiting is going on…

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Come along with me on a trip to southern Vermont where the West River flows to the Connecticut and out to the ocean. Where the stone walls define a property or yard and where the longest covered bridge in Vermont still connects West Dummerston to Dummerston Center and on to East Dummerston. Dick and I…

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Hello to my family and friends from just over the hilltop in Norwood. Today is our daughter Kate’s birthday, an angel sent to me during a difficult time in my life. She has no idea how often God used her innocent child-like faith to encourage me throughout the years. She had apnea, which results in…

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We seem to be marching right out of this month with warmer temperatures, overcast skies, and a little rain. The deer have made tracks across the driveway letting us know they are still around and the robins have been puffing out their bellies while eating the seeds from the “witch” tree. The evening skies are…

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