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On Journeys Completed and Ones Yet to Begin

These past several months I have been bombarding you with words, photos, and other random spewings several times a week. You see, seven months ago I accepted a challenge to do exactly that. I’d like to think I sent some interesting things … Continue reading

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Rain

Rain! whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains. ~Henry Ward Beecher We’re finally going to get a good soaker this weekend. I, for one, am ready. Bring it. Carry … Continue reading

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Spring

Here in Oregon, trees are flowering, tulips are blooming, green is everywhere. We’ve been pretty rain-free, though, which is unusual. Yesterday we had some rain, not much, but enough to dampen things nicely. I was out running errands and when … Continue reading

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Donuts

I love donuts, which is why I NEVER go to donut shops. Thar’s danger in them thar hills! And is it donut or doughnut? This thing is telling me it’s the latter. Anyway… My favorite is the apple fritter, which … Continue reading

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Walking

I’m pretty sure I walked seven hundred and eleventy twelve miles today. It’s OK, though. I can still move. He who limps is still walking. ~Stanislaw J. Lec No I can’t. Carry on.

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Opportunity

Learning this is more true than ever. I spent quite some time looking for the big one, not recognizing or, perhaps, not understanding the value of, smaller ones. Now, smaller ones are presenting themselves and I am grasping them with both hands. Jumping … Continue reading

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Fire and Sunsets

So, this happened today. An electrical substation went boom. Crazy sight, for sure, and it burned for hours. But, even though a bad situation and a lot of smoke, it contributed to this: All the smokey haze that spread out … Continue reading

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