Someone at the Door

The noise out the window told a tale of greater chaos than I first expected. Warnings of severe winds and the side effects of Tropical Storm Isaias had been steady all morning. As with all such moments, there is nothing to fear until it happens. The winds blew threw and suddenly the neighborhood was brought […]

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Isolated

Posted 6/3/2020: To say I felt isolated Tuesday would be an understatement. It wasn’t until late in the day that I saw all of the #BlackOutTuesday social media. I haven’t wanted to be online much, yesterday especially. While I searched for something to say, I was at a loss. All I can muster is this: Listen. […]

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Holding Strong

Part of staying close to home has been the realization that so much happens when you aren’t really paying attention. The number of bird calls I have discovered echoing through my neighborhood grows by the day. I also have noticed, just like watching a pot boil, that one should NOT watch grass grow. Nothing happens […]

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Under A Tree

It’s funny the number of times in a given week you can jokingly say, “let me check my calendar” knowing there is barely anything on said calendar and yet somehow the weeks fly by in our current state of life with little room for relaxation. Every move requires plan. So before the next storm takes […]

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Prevailing Spring

If all goes well, and I self isolate, I will not see who this was originally intended for. I will not see the nurses, doctors, healthcare professionals, EMTs, police officers, firefighters, and the many other front line responders whose chosen professions are to help us. THEY CHOSE A PROFESSION TO HELP. A thought I can […]

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