Category Archives: Travel

Day 30 – Compare and Contrast

Does anyone know where this photo was taken? I finally synced my phone with my computer, after not having synced the two of them for months. In July, friends of ours and we went to visit this area and absolutely … Continue reading

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Day 28 – The Driving Range

I took this photo last year in Bethel, Maine, when I was at a women’s nordic ski weekend with my running friends. I’m not sure if you can see what the sign says, or rather, what’s behind the sign, but … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Mindful

What do stones balanced one on top of another mean to you? I don’t have any idea what these stacks of stones mean, and because I have the gotta know gene, it’s surprising I haven’t looked it up yet. I … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Postcard Competition

The first time I ever went abroad I was 36 years old. Mark had a conference in Spain and I tagged along. It was in June of 2001, pre-9/11, pre-heightened security at the airport, pre-Iraq war—pre-digital camera even. I wore … Continue reading

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Day 7 – A lot to notice!

I feel a little bit like I’m providing a Where’s Waldo book given how much there is to notice in this post! Paying attention and noticing things takes time… how much time depends on each person: what’s going on in … Continue reading

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Meeting Elliott

Before our first grandchild was born in 2011, I thought arriving to see her one week after her birth would be fine. How would I know? I had never had a grandchild before. And then she was born, and it … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave Home Without It

Joy yesterday was being a helper without feeling resentful, and realizing by that response that I’ve grown a lot! When our kids were young, and they would ask for a ride to somewhere (we live out in the boonies), my … Continue reading

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Winter Sibling Gathering

In late February I spent nearly a week at my brother’s house. Our sister came down for a long weekend as well, and we again had a lovely time together. Part of it was the fact that we were in … Continue reading

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Sibling Weekend

I realize it’s been a while since I’ve posted; have you missed me?! This morning I was thinking about what I wanted to write, to get back into posting here, and I stumbled upon this piece I had written at … Continue reading

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Westgate Mall, Nairobi

I just returned home from a lovely weekend retreat at Rowe Camp and Conference Center in Rowe, Massachusetts (will share about this soon) and just wanted to say my heart goes out to everyone in Nairobi after the tragedy that … Continue reading

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