Tag Archives: thoughts

Tiptoed through the tulips

We decided to break quarantine (but still wore our masks and kept away from others) and went to the metro gardens because I needed to see if the tulips were in bloom.  By needed I mean I had had enough … Continue reading

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Crocus Noir

Just feeling a bit down lately because of limitations.  In lock down, can only go to certain places (if I get out and I’ve been admonished not to repeatedly; starting to feel like a grounded teenager wanting to find a … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

When I was a child this day meant shoe boxes with silly little cards (and hopefully some with candy taped to them) exchanged with classmates.  It was also the day my father got mom her favorite box of candy and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day

This is a “holiday” that you either love or hate.  Men dread it (sometimes) because they have to go out with droves of other men to find something to get their sweetie less their names be mud!  The chocolate, jewelry … Continue reading

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It’s dead, Jim!

With a tip of the hat to all things Star Trek I have to announce that my workhorse computer I affectionately named Moo Moo (was a Gateway) has gasped it’s last gasp.  Well, it turns on and sometimes stays on … Continue reading

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Winter and Summer on the Olentangy River plus thoughts about moving

Now that I look at these images I face palm myself (gently) and think I should’ve done Spring and Fall too! Maybe next year.  But next year I won’t be traveling this road across the river anymore because I will … Continue reading

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That road to somewhere called life…

Sometimes you don’t know where here is until you are there.  They say it’s all about the journey.  As long as you’re still moving it’s all good.  I could add some more pithy sayings but I think you know where … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day is an official United States federal holiday that is observed annually on November 11, honoring people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, also known as veterans. It coincides with other holidays including Armistice Day and Remembrance … Continue reading

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Encroaching Suburbia

I don’t know what it is exactly that I love about old barns considering I am a card carrying member of the city girl club.  Perhaps it’s because they somehow harken back to earlier or simpler times  and I’m sure … Continue reading

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Leaving your mark…

As human beings we all wish to in some form or fashion leave a record of our having been here.  That has been accomplished by cave drawings, cairns, various works of art from statues to photographs (notice how I slipped … Continue reading

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