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Feet

Feet are weird. We almost forget how much they serve us until they hurt. Here are mine. Weird, huh? But now that I don’t wear constricting conventional footwear they are feeling much better.   Take care of your feet.

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What Is Art?

I’ve been on this quest lately – to create art. Be artistic, creative, crafty. I’m trying all sorts of media that I’ve either never tried before or tried so badly and with an attitude it doesn’t count. As I look … Continue reading

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That was Then, This is Now

What have I gone and DONE? Take back ownership of my mouth and body, that’s what. I started late last fall looking like this. Five foot six inches tall and two hundred and twenty-five pounds. I’ve been up and down … Continue reading

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I Should Go To The Woods

I should go to the woods And breathe the fresh air Walk along old dirt roads Then drop all my cares I should revel in sunshine Or kick around leaves Watch woodpeckers hammer At cracks in the trees I should … Continue reading

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Winter Hawking, with Eagles and a Surprise.

Took a walk along Sand Creek the other day, scoping out where I’ll begin leading my first bird walk in quite awhile.  It was clear, cold and beautiful and I saw some lovely birds. This first beauty – Red-tailed Hawk … Continue reading

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The Revery Alone Will Do – Prairie Musings

Well that was a day! It started out like this: A few steps later, this: My sis Lauren and I spent the day wandering the prairie in eastern Colorado. We found someone’s home, once loved. Mr. Jack R. Abbit. Mrs. … Continue reading

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Movin’ To The City

  Yes, you read that right, we are. After graduating our 11th child from high school, it’s time. Al is ready to have a 20 minute one-way commute vs. a nearly 90 minute one-way commute. We looked at a LOT … Continue reading

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Mid-Winter

The snow is finally beginning to clear, we’ve had it on the ground since Christmas I believe. Here is a lovely forest near Sisters, Or. It has been a pretty good winter so far, we visited Josh and Mary in … Continue reading

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What’s going on at Kingfisher Cabin and beyond

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Late January Garden

There is so much to process when you have had your life turned upside down from a weather disaster. But one thing I don’t want to do is live here with one foot down the road. I need to BE … Continue reading

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