Category Archives: Life on the Concord River

Welcoming Back Old and New Friends

It’s May, as you already know, and this is the month when old friends return to my little corner of the Concord River. For example, my Rose-Breasted Grosbeak has come home to make her nest and raise her young. I … Continue reading

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The Lusty Month of May is Here!

It’s the merry, merry, lusty month of May. The month when naughty thoughts run wild and maidens swoon for strong men with pirate grins. My, my, I just might need a cold shower in a moment. For those of us … Continue reading

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Waiting to Exhale

Back on April 12, 2013…Wait a second, that’s incorrect. Allow me to begin again. Ahem. Back on April 11, 2013, I wrote an essay about buying a house. Here is what I wrote: “Why do you want to buy a … Continue reading

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That Which Shall Not Be Named

This blog post is not about that which shall not be named. You know what I’m referring to. No, not him. You know. Yes, that! I’m not going to blog about it. I’m not going to name it. I’m not … Continue reading

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Time and tide wait for no man.

Nor do they wait for an elderly woman in her sixties who’s recovering from hip surgery and grieving over losing her sister. Three months have passed since Dyan’s death. It seems like eons since I last spoke to her, damn … Continue reading

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My Left Hip

On February 3, 2020, I underwent a total replacement of my left hip. My new titanium hip now matches my right hip that was replaced in 2011. Little by little I’m getting closer to becoming the Bionic Woman. For me … Continue reading

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Blessed Imbolc

May the joy of Imbolc bring you health, light, and peace. Blessed be :} https://concordriverlady.com/2017/02/02/imbolc-2017-brigids-day/  

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Be Counted

No, I’m not referring to the US Census. Being counted refers to joining the The Great Backyard Bird Count. And super easy.  Plus you can do your counting in your jammies with bed-head hair if you’re so inclined. Join at: … Continue reading

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Bleak

The circle of life can be a very bleak circle. Continue reading

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A Farewell Letter to My Sister

Dear Dyan, It is with a heavy heart…Boy, does that sound cliché but you get it, and, yes, I know, written words don’t make sounds. See, I’m continuing to learn from you even though you’re gone. Oh wait, you’re not … Continue reading

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