Category Archives: life

Summer Chicks

While Joel was out mowing the lawn a couple of weeks ago, our kind neighbor Ken invited us all over to see some freshly hatched baby chicks.  Of course, we jumped at the chance and scurried over.  What a delightful … Continue reading

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The Gloaming

Now I get it.  After reading all of Liz Curtis Higgs’ novels and always trying to imagine “the gloaming” she would describe…well, I get it now.  And I love it!  Wikipedia defines gloaming as “the time after sunset and before dark” or … Continue reading

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Seven Bridges Walk on a Perfect Day

“The rain has moved on And left a new day Nothing seems to move everything is still It’s just a perfect day.” ~Miriam Stockley   The lyrics to that song by Miriam Stockely (from the Tales of Beatrix Potter) basically … Continue reading

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Lambing Season

I saw a mama sheep give birth today!!! It’s lambing season here and I can easily say I am fixated on all the adorable little lambs I see scampering about the countryside, resting, or nursing their mamas.  You can imagine my delight today … Continue reading

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Village Walk on a Sunny Day

Two weeks ago, we enjoyed a full day of blue skies and we didn’t let it go to waste.  There’s a loop through Pateley Bridge that I’ve wanted to walk since moving to the area and this was the perfect … Continue reading

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Dreary Days

You know the scene at the very end of the movie in Pride and Prejudice when Mr. Darcy appears out of the fog, striding through the tall meadow grass to confess to Elizabeth that she has bewitched him body and soul?  … Continue reading

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Joel’s Birthday Surprise

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