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A Berry Meltdown

Today’s lesson: Pay attention! I like to have a bowl of blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries with my breakfast. I buy frozen berries and thaw them in the microwave at 50% power. This morning, I forgot to adjust the power level. Here’s the result:I clearly need to pay extra attention to detail today to avoid making more mistakes! This […]

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Fiery Sunrise

I love it when mornings start in a blaze of glory! This photo was taken from an upstairs window last weekend. I’m too busy getting ready for work on a weekday to stop and take a picture, no matter how inspiring the view! 😉

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A Close Call for North Carolina

Over 60 years ago two United States hydrogen bombs fell by accident onto a field in North Carolina. The fact that they didn’t detonate, and that the work of the disposal team didn’t set them off, is absolutely amazing. After I got over my awe that everyone survived, my writer’s brain kicked in. I’d love to […]

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Happy New Year!

I’m in the process of evaluating 2018 and trying to figure out which, if any, planner system I want to try for 2019. I have to admit that I’m not very good at setting yearly goals down on paper. Even when I do so, I forget to check in and review the goals to keep […]

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmasand Happy Holidays!!One of the cool traditions in the towns around me is that people go out and decorate certain trees along the public walking paths. I alway smile when I spot the decorated trees, as it’s a sure sign the holidays are here. The below photos are of the same tree from this year […]

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Am I In a Time Warp?

All right, something decidedly weird is going on here. I just noticed that for the town I’m in, the Weather app on my iPhone says the sunset is for 5:04 pm. Which makes no sense, as sunset yesterday was just after 6 pm and we haven’t turned the clocks back yet. Perhaps this town is in a […]

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Get Your Shoes On, Human!

Dogs really are masters of body language, aren’t they?Tonight the dog I’m looking after was outside and wanted to play.So she came to the screen door. Once she had my attention, she glanced at where my shoes sat just inside the door, then glanced at me. A clear “get your shoes on, human, and come […]

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