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Socialization on the Trail

Sitting there perched on a rock, life was good. The sun shone down on the five of us in our mountain meadow. We smiled, laughed, and shared stories. As we hiked back down to the trailhead, my spirit soared in a way I hadn’t felt in a long time. The…

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The Haves and the Have Nots

It happened overnight. The fan stopped running. Why did we have the fan running on a snowy night, you might ask. During summers with no air conditioning, a box fan to put in the window is indispensable. Having bought our home in June, we got used to the hum of…

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Land!

We’d walked by the sign day after day, week after week, and year after year. “Wouldn’t it be nice to have more acreage? We could build a trail for the dogs” I said. “Better yet, we’d be able to mitigate it and better protect our house from wildfires” my husband…

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Covid Tourist Invasion

First off, I apologize for what I am about to say. I’m sorry if what I’m about to say sounds rude, offensive and unwelcoming. I realize that I’m not being a nice host. I’m sure you are well-meaning, decent people. And I fully acknowledge that I have played the same…

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