Category Archives: Nature

Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light.

The light that came through the leaves in Hawaii, made magnificent trees even more stunning. The gray sky light through the leaves makes patterns that are magic. This is for WordPress Weekly photo challenge; check out other entries here.

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Weekly Photo Challenge– Layers

It was hours and miles to travel– layers of time and history. It was layers of distance up: first by plane, then by car, and finally on foot– Layers of air, up in altitude, that made our muscles ache and … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Something’s Fishy Here

It’s time for Friday Fictioneers again, the greatest free show in town!  Rochelle Wisoff-Fields runs this band of merry writers, where participants are asked to write a 100-word story, with a beginning, middle and end, using a photo prompt. It’s a … Continue reading

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12 Minute Memory

Note: This post is in response to the Word Press Weekly Challenge. The prompt states: “THE CHALLENGE: I REMEMBER You’ll need an egg timer or a some sort of stopwatch for this challenge. Set a countdown timer for 10 minutes, … Continue reading

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It’s May first, May Day. As a kid, living in a small New England town, May day was always a fun day. Back in school, we still did the Maypole. Yes, I actually grew up dancing around a white pole … Continue reading

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For Love, Part 2. Deep Places in the Land of Israel.

Warning: this is a long one folks. It’s the weekend and my trip to Israel rocked me, in countless ways. So enjoy a coffee, and sit back to experience a magical place, through my scope. The landscape in Israel is … Continue reading

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The Middle: One Hour of Therapy.

It’s been a time of lots of transition and life changes recently, and some days are harder than others… as many of you have read. That said, I want to thank many of you for the kind words and support … Continue reading

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The Middle: If You’re Fu@#ing All The Time, You Must Be A…

A Fruit fly! Note:  It’s the perfect time to bring this one back. I’ve updated some things; so be sure to watch the hilarious fruit fly sex tape! These little guys are driving me nuts right now, as they always … Continue reading

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The Middle (is back!): The Art of the Micro-Vacation

The Middle is back! If you noticed it was missing, thanks for being part of the small group of readers that stuck with me through the summer, when stats dropped waaay off. I’ve worried that I’ve lost my groove (still … Continue reading

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Call Me Kristen Bell.

Ok, so I spoiled the whole snake hook in the last post. I thought about dragging it out, but I just didn’t have the heart. Truth is, I expected to see snakes everywhere we went in the Amazon for the … Continue reading

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