Category Archives: The Seasons

Keeping Christmas

Keeping Christmas No mistletoe  snowmen  tree with twinkly lights  angel guarding us from the top instead poinsettias  a boxwood wreath on the door  the aroma of pierogis stuffed with sauerkraut mushrooms and garlic almond cookies dusted with sugar hearts brimming … Continue reading

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“The truly rich person is the one who has a satisfied mind. The affluence of satisfaction comes from wisdom, not from external things.” Lam Yeshe, When The Chocolate Runs Out  It’s that season again. Rage seems to rule the roads … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Today is Thanksgiving Eve.  There is so much to celebrate and to be grateful for, I don’t know where to begin. But needing to begin somewhere, I am grateful for this lovely Iris that I planted last spring. It is … Continue reading

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Cider Season

Once upon a time when I was younger and my kids were very small, we’d spend sunny afternoons picking apples in our own ancient orchard.   I’d cut the good ones into big chunks and place them in the barrel … Continue reading

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My New Year …

Most people celebrate the New Year on January 1st.  I do celebrate then too, but it is September 1st, that is the true New Year’s Day for me.  I think it has something to do with loving school and learning. … Continue reading

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