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A southern kind of day

As a kid, there was a saying I heard that goes along these lines: Southerners move so slow because it’s too hot to move any faster; Northerners move so fast because it’s too cold not to! Having lived in both … Continue reading

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Happy Meal

I work in an office building the middle of the city.  Today my colleagues and I decided to eat outside in a patio area several stories above the street; so while I munched on my meal, I also enjoyed a … Continue reading

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A moment of clarity

The city’s severe-weather sirens have been sounding intermittently for the past 20 minutes or so; just moments after my sweetie left the house for the night to play poker with the guys.  I don’t get too hung up about the … Continue reading

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Timing is everything

This morning was rainy and wet, but by midday the sky had cleared and the ground had dry.  The sun came out, and the day led into a beautiful afternoon for a walk. I happily popped my tennis shoes on … Continue reading

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Impermanence

This morning I awoke to a half-inch (or so) of snow on the ground, and a gentle-yet-constant fluttering of flakes from the sky: This afternoon all of the snow had vanished, and I drove home on completely dry roads and … Continue reading

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Sunshine!

This was our day yesterday: And this was our day today: I hope my “smile-worthy event” for today is evident.  🙂 Stef

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Charitable collector

Yesterday the city received about a foot of snow. Before leaving for his vacation, my sweetie cleared our driveway of the precipitation that had already fallen – so when I got home yesterday after work, I was able to drive … Continue reading

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Uniquely prepared

My commute in to work today was crap.  Just miserable.  An average driving speed of 20 mph on the freeway, and completely stopped in several different spots along the way. A trip that usually takes me 20 minutes in the … Continue reading

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Worry

As I write this, the city is experiencing some bad weather.  It has been raining all day long: the precipitation was quite heavy this morning; currently the rainfall it is less intense than it was earlier in the day, but … Continue reading

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The “luck” of the grateful

Things that made me smile today: The smell of rain instead of snow. Laughing several times from the good humor of my sweetie. Sipping a lovely coffee drink while leisurely flipping through a magazine. The emergence of green grass in … Continue reading

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