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Too Soon to Say Good-bye

Too Soon to Say Good-bye

These past six weeks have been difficult ones for my family.  On September 16th, my thirty-six year old nephew died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, plunging our family into sadness like we’ve never known before. Chad leaves behind his parents,...

Springtime in the Country

Nothing says springtime in the country like green grass, blossoming trees, and the fragrant smell of …… an open septic tank. We live in a beautiful rural area, and sometimes people are envious of our location.  We love our country home, but I thought I...

A Biker’s Lesson on Friendship

My experience with motorcycles and the people who love to ride them has been, for the most part, limited to what I’d observed by vacationing in Ocean City, Maryland, during Bike Week.  And I wasn’t there with a bike.  I was just another vacationer...

Coffee Talk

My husband Jack and I have a morning routine that includes spending the first part of most days having coffee together in the living room.  I make the coffee–organic Fair Trade with a splash of half & half and some French vanilla creamer–while Jack...

Rodent Removal Is Man’s Work

At our house, we don’t have hard fast rules about division of duties.  Jack sometimes washes dishes and hangs out laundry, and I sometimes shovel snow and take out the trash.  We both, however, have our lines that we refuse to cross.  Jack doesn’t cook,...

Good-bye, Summer. Hello, Stink Bugs!

On September 21st, we said good-bye to summer.  Summer isn’t my favorite season, but I will miss the longer evenings and the fresh tomatoes.  And the absence of stink bugs. If you aren’t familiar with stink bugs, then send me your address.  We might want...