Grateful in 2020: All the Little Things

November 26, 2020

This Thanksgiving I’m grateful for all the little things that have carried me through 2020. Let’s be clear: it has been a shitty year. I’ve spent most of 2020 unemployed. I’ve been apart from my children, Mom, extended family and friends more often than not. I’ve spent the past couple of weeks quarantined because I’ve […]

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Farewells, and the Road to Freedom

November 5, 2020

October got away from me without a blog post– it was a beautiful month as far as fall weather goes. But it was an emotionally tough one– somehow the fifth anniversary of my husband Paul’s passing was upon us–I get swept up so easily in those memories–and we finally gave my sister Diana her proper […]

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Suddenly September

September 6, 2020

September arrived and right on cue, the leaves began turning and falling. There have still been some warm days (and there are probably a few more ahead), but the mornings have been blissfully cool, and I’ve started drinking fall beers. I love a good Oktoberfest, Märzens, and there are a handful of pumpkin ales I […]

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Summer Sweetness–But Winter is Coming

August 19, 2020

There are a few sweet weeks of summer left–even though schools are back in session, I’ve caught the sight of changing leaves on the trail, and some mornings I can see my breath–and I’m hanging on to every bit of it. In Ohio, this means we get the most wonderful sweet corn and tomatoes of […]

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