Category Archives: Country Living

A Smiling Heart

I live in a small, rural town of 1,800 people.  We have a Grange, two churches, a town hall and a village store (with the post office attached) all around a town green smaller than a baseball diamond.  Working in … Continue reading

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Snow Day

There’s nothing quite as sweet as a snow day.  Oh, I know, kids think they have ownership of the joy of a good old snow day.  Not true.  Adults do the happy dance too.  At least this adult does. Although … Continue reading

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Not The Girl I Used To Be

I’m not the girl I used to be.  Seriously, a millenium ago (really, the seventies were in the last millenium) I would get excited because I was headed to Studio 54 or had just bought some new Betsy Johnson platforms or … Continue reading

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Days of Gold

Whenever people ask me about my commute and I tell them it is generally two and a half hours one way, the usual response is “You must really love where you live.”  And I do.  I love my little piece … Continue reading

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Piggy’s Night Out

Piggy went for a walk one eve around the neighborhood. And what should he spy in the clearing there but campers in the wood. Their tents were shut, the fire out “They’re fast asleep”, he thought. “I think I’ll creep … Continue reading

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The Money Shot

Mother Nature sure has been putting on a show lately.  Everywhere I look, on Facebook, on local news shows, on Instagram, I see these incredible photos of the sky.  Last night though, she really outdid herself.  She put on such a … Continue reading

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The Devil’s In The Details

A few nights ago we had a Super Moon.  That is what it’s called when the moon’s orbit brings it the closest to earth. This one was also a full moon and, because of its proximity to earth, the moon … Continue reading

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