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Seeing Both Sides

Originally posted on Back On The Rock:
It had been years now since he’d said a sweet word to her, or given her a cuddle, much less bought her flowers on her birthday. Barely a ‘hello’ as he came home…

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The parade of nations: a brief moment of Olympic idealism

I fall for it every time. The Parade of Nations that is one of the main features of every Olympics Opening Ceremony never ceases to fill me with the sense that we human beings, for all our flaws, have the … Continue reading

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A first look at Morocco

As I sit here shivering in an Arctic blast of early winter weather, it’s hard to believe that 7 weeks ago we were in the sunny, dry climes of Morocco. We spent a good chunk of October traveling in Portugal, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Newbie

We’ve just returned from a great trip in Portugal, Morocco and Spain, and in a perfect world I’d be blogging about our trip, especially our time in Morocco and in the northern Sahara. But that will have to wait until … Continue reading

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Celebrating spring in the northeast: a pictorial essay

The ice is out of the river, the sun has been shining for three days, and today the entire world has been out enjoying the fine day.  Thanks be to God, to Mother Nature, and to anyone else who might be … Continue reading

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Paying it forward in the blogosphere: Liebster Award

This is my follow-up breather post, in which I am taking time out from a “regular” post to gratefully accept a nomination for the Liebster Award from A.M.B.  This is an award for new(ish) blogs that have fewer than 200 … Continue reading

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Paying it forward in the blogosphere: One Lovely Blog Award

This and my next post are kind of breather posts, because I have some homework to do in accepting two blog awards, both of which are most gratefully received.  The pay-it-forward component of accepting these awards gives readers a breather … Continue reading

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