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Mourning the loss of a special friend

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Note:  This is a re-post about my dog Simon from last year.  After more than 15 years, Simon passed away last night.  This is in honor of my best friend and hiking buddy.   A Special Relationship Eleven years ago today, I fell in love.  I don’t…

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Pothole Season

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As soon as I turn onto the dirt, it’s bumpety-bump.  And more bumps.  It’s a combination of miles of potholes combined with ripple of washboard.  It’s pothole season, and mud season. Every time it rains or snows, and the moisture melts, it doesn’t take long for…

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The comfort of critters

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn It’s hard getting old.  It’s even harder watching a beloved friend and companion get old.  To watch as he struggles just to stand up after lying on the floor.  To have to buy a dog ramp to help him get into the car.  To watch him…

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The land of no cell service

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pulling into the post office parking lot in Nederland, I glanced at my cell phone.  As I touched the Message icon, I was surprised to see three new text messages, including one from my friend Carrie. “I’m in Nederland today, want to grab a cup of…

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