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Messiah. Nutcracker. Blizzards. Butter. And Gratitude.

Up to my waist in broken ice, snowshoes scrambling for good footing in the melting marsh, I struggled for breath as freezing water saturated clothing and skin. I wasn’t too busy to miss Pock sinking into a happy crouch. My dog was a Lab. Water—any water— was heaven-sent.

I learned to respect March outings by keeping close to shore where it’s only ankle deep. Or taking a nap.

“Nooooooo,” I yelled. “No, don’t jump! Not fun in here. Not FUN! Continue reading

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Holiday Cookies Redux

Hi. Barb here. I got a bit caught up this weekend with Christmas traditions–cookies, decorating and a party my husband’s paternal cousins hold on the Sunday nearest December 8th that has been attended by at least five generations of his … Continue reading

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