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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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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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Well. I’m Back.

It was a long four months. Digging out, cleaning up, repairing from the flood. But by the grace of God and helpful family and friends we did it.  This view is looking south from my bedroom door that leads to … Continue reading

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Further Up! Further In! Poudre Canyon and North Park.

Illinois River.  Took a day in the high country today. Started out early. There never quite seems to be enough time. Might have to go up and spend a few nights sometime soon. Drove through the Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge. … Continue reading

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