It snowed this morning

Snow visiting the neighborhood

I looked out the window when I woke up this morning and saw snowflakes turning the air white.  It looked almost like a blizzard out there.  This was not our first snowfall of the season, but it feels like the first real snowfall even though the ground was too warm for it to stick.

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A morning walk

It’s been raining for three days and three nights now.  We broke the record for yearly rainfall sometime back in October.  The Bogs are saturated.  Nobody is building an ark yet, but it might happen soon.

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Apples and oranges

The art of medicine consists of keeping the patient amused, while nature heals the disease.

~ Voltaire

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Slowing down, easing up

The beautiful weather we’ve been gifted with here in the Bogs is now giving way to rain.  The rain, so they say, will be with us until Wednesday when it might turn cold enough to become snow showers.  The sun will return on Thursday, but the warm temperatures will leave with the rain.  I’m sorry to have missed out on the beautiful-weather activities I could have been engaged in over the past few days.  A hike in at a nearby state park.  A last bike ride until next spring.  The never-ending garden chores.  That’s life.  Sometimes rest and taking care of oneself is the order of the day.  Or days in this case.

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Time out


I have been thinking about taking a time-out.

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The spirit is willing

Locust tree against the sky

But the flesh?  Not so much.  It all started on Monday…

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Wishing you a day filled with love, gratitude, and happiness.  Happy Thanksgiving!

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