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My China Summer

Summer Reading.  In my humble opinion those two words go together like peanut butter and jelly.  What else is summer FOR?  I am aware of the fact that not everyone feels this way.  The faculty summer reading assignment at our … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Rest

I have a pet peeve.  Well, actually and truthfully I have many pet peeves, but I am only going to write about one of them today.  I reach a state of extreme peevishness when told (especially by a man) that … Continue reading

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BTDubs…

So…tomorrow bright and early I’m off to China.  My blogging has been sporadic lately because it has been a crazier than usual spring.  So many things have been going on that I just haven’t gotten around to writing about this. … Continue reading

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Sweet (Potato) Lesson

Since we live in a town home, we don’t have much in the way of landscaping chores. Our grass is done by a lawn service and there are fairly strict rules governing the rest. We are allowed to put in … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat (Around the) Seeds!

I had a moment of rebellion yesterday morning.  My parents were coming and all of us who are in town were getting together for dinner.  I promised I would bring some watermelon, so I got everything together and got ready … Continue reading

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A Shameless Plug for a Fantastic Summer Read

This summer has been tremendously busy.  Our house,  our hearts, and our schedule have all been full.  Still, I always make time for reading in my life.  By this ripe old age of almost fifty-eight, I have learned that I … Continue reading

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Lesson for a Running Grandma

If you have followed my blog for a while, you are aware of some changes in my writing.  First, I don’t write as often, and second, my posts are, more often than not, about running.  There are reasons for this. … Continue reading

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Streak Update: 200 Days of Running

Today I reached the 200th day of my streak.  I’m almost halfway to my goal of 401 days of running at least a mile every day.  I began on Thanksgiving Day, 2014 and I will finish on New Years Day, … Continue reading

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The Lesson was Blowin’ in the Wind

I’ve learned so much from running: about my body, about my spirit, and about my soul.  One of those soul-lessons came this morning.  It was really muggy when I took the dog out last night for the last time.  I knew … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update: July

A few minutes ago I went out the front door to take Margie to do her thing and got stung by some kind of bee.  My calf is swelling now, and throbbing with pain.  This is a perfect reflection of … Continue reading

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