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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One Year Later…Ohio is Home

July 16, 2020

Hard to believe I’ve been back in Ohio for a year now. I’m so glad to be home again, near my Mom, my daughter, my cousin Anna, long-time friends, and familiar roads, parks, and places. While I miss my BFF Cami in Raleigh, as well as the friends I made there, I hope to see […]

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