black ice

As many of my friends on Instagram already know, my wrist had an early morning date with black ice - yeah, it didn't go well. And so, cue the whining about the end of my ski season, yada yada - not to mention reparative surgery which felt something like a ton of bricks being dumped on my forearm and so on... Anyway - all grumbling aside, I have much to be grateful for: I didn't fall on my head - thank…

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letting photos find me, book notes, and growing pains

Fair warning - randomness below - My exercise last week was to let photos come to me and not worry about whether they are good or not (although I may have made up that last part). Huh - isn't that what I've always done in the past and am trying not to do? Okay, in the spirit of learning, I stuck with the lesson - and it is a good thing (I think) that they don't need to be good. They're…

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Snowy Winter Walks

I love winter - strange, I know. So I am especially thankful for those beautiful winter days where I'm able to go outdoors and take a deep breath - stress melting away. Greg and I often take this walk along the West River in Vermont. The landscape, changing with every season; winter adds its own artistryBack at home, curled up with a warm cup of hibiscus tea and a worn out pooch, it feels like the perfect Saturday. I am joining…

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simple stories

It's the simple everyday things that make up our lives and these are the stories we remember.

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Scene & Story – December 2017

The last day of December, driving home from our week in Vermont -  a million things running through my mind as I prepared to return to our weekday routine. I was wondering to myself how the month had passed by so quickly, what 2018 might bring. December always feels like two separate stories, to me. The frenzied, busy time leading up to the holidays - Christmas shopping and preparation, work deadlines, travel plans, family celebrations... And then, the second story -…

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winter sillhouette

  Bitter cold and howling wind. I am thankful that no matter what the weather, the beauty outside my window continues to amaze me. I am joining Michelle for Thankful Thursday

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