Category Archives: Country Living

Hey Donkey

Hey Donkey! Sometimes I think you have the right idea. When you’re tired, when you’ve had enough, you just stop and lay down. “That’s it”, you say. “I’m finished.  No more today.” I wish I could do that, just quit … Continue reading

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Fresh Earth

I sit in the quickening darkness and listen. The birds last song of the evening giving way to the night chorus of peepers. The panting of the dogs as they tire themselves out struggling over one last stick. Eventually, even … Continue reading

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Ch Ch Ch Changes

My husband has been home from the rehab unit for a week now. I started back at work yesterday. Things are starting to settle a bit but I still feel like I am walking in the opposite direction on a … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

With so much disorder in my life right now, I decided to try to put some order into my house. With three dogs and a construction mud pit out back, I’m living in a dirt hole. I thought I would … Continue reading

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There’s Always Good

We are doing a lot of  landscaping and hardscaping this year.  We plan to make our own outdoor retreat with a terraced bank and a waterfall.  So we had to take down a number of trees that were too close … Continue reading

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That’s My Seat

This is my spot. It’s where I stand every morning, five days a week. It’s right where the second door of the first car of the train opens. You better not be standing there when I walk down the platform. … Continue reading

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Patience

A chilly wind blew through and the giddy, swirling, confetti leaves dropped to their destiny weaving a fire-hued carpet on the cold, damp ground. And the trees stood bare-boned, having lost their coats of many colors, reaching their skeleton fingers … Continue reading

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