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Creature Comforts

Imagine an eerie sound waking you from a sound sleep. That’s what happened a few nights ago. The time was around 1:30 AM and, as already mentioned, I was fast asleep, dreaming of my two favorite men, no doubt — … Continue reading

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Freaky Spring

It’s been one heck of a freaky spring, here on the Concord River. Continue reading

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A Room With A View

Or My Tangle With COVID-19 On the morning of Friday, April 23, it started with a feeling that someone, or something, had come into my bedroom during the night and beaten me with a rubber hose. I had achy-breaky-muscle-and-bone achiness. … Continue reading

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A Journey of a Thousand Blog Posts

Life moves at a steady pace on the Concord River. Continue reading

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Yesterday, I heard Spring singing.

May those who died from COVID RIP. Continue reading

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Pockets of Joy

I am confident it won’t come as any surprise to you when I write my next words: (Virtually cracking knuckles to limber up my fingers.) Life has had the joy sucked out of it like a little lamb suckling milk … Continue reading

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Feathered Friends and Birthday Greetings

Bluebirds and other songbirds help with a birthday celebration. Continue reading

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What is essential?

How does one determine what is and isn’t essential? Consider this caterpillar; is it essential? It’s a cool caterpillar that lives in oak leaf litter. It flips over to show its pinkish-purple belly, thus playing dead. Eventually it will finish … Continue reading

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Bluebirds All Day Long

‘Bluebirds singing a song; nothing but bluebirds all day long.’ Irving Berlin I’ve spent close to 65 years on this blue sphere called planet Earth and only saw juvenile bluebirds in photographs. Up until now, that is. My bluebirds, you … 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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