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The Empty Nest

Loneliness is an interesting feeling. Interesting, you ask?  How neutral.  How unilluminating.  How non-judgmental. How unlike me. My feelings about loneliness have been pretty darn negative.  I’ve written about unwanted solitude as a vacuum, an inescapable shadowed partner to despair. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: A Fresh Perspective

“Don’t be fresh,” sassy children sometimes are admonished by men and women of a certain age. But there are so many positive connotations to freshness: fresh-faced, fresh flowers, a fresh start, fresh produce, fresh post, Freshly Pressed! Today I’m sharing … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Color Guard

Two varieties of color guard attended my husband’s Closing Ceremonies. One was made up of Boy Scouts for whom my husband Jim had been a troop leader, teaching boys who became young men to identify stars in the night sky, … Continue reading

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(Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique) On Nesting and Nightmares

The shot is one-of-a-kind. These are the steps my husband Jim took in order to get it: 1.  He took us–me and our sons and daughters–to the other side of the world. 2.  The World’s Most Interesting Man guided us … Continue reading

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