Category Archives: Seasonal Thoughts

Hope and Change

Change(s) first: Early in the new year my blog posts will appear on my new WordPress website, and this site will no longer be active. There’ll be a final post here indicating when that happens. The address for the website … Continue reading

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J is for Joy Ride

When my first daughter was a baby and I couldn’t get her to sleep, I would put her in her infant seat and go for a drive. It didn’t take long, just a few minutes, really, and she was snoozing. … Continue reading

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Autumn Reflections

THE JOURNEY Each russet anniversary, Plaid skirts and pencil boxes, fragrance of a hearth. Time slips, no longer seek a grade but a career, And in the work world find rebirth. But then the greatest miracle– Crib and tiny toe … Continue reading

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For the Sake of Old Times

Recently I watched the classic, When Harry Met Sally. At the end when Harry, played by Billy Crystal, runs to see Meg Ryan’s Sally at midnight on New Year’s Eve, naturally the background music is “Auld Lang Syne,” and just as … Continue reading

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Calendar Girl

In lieu of a traditional holiday newsletter (which I traditionally don’t send),  I’ve written a brief recap of my 2012, to be sung to the tune of Neil Sedaka‘s “Calendar Girl“. “January: My daughter had her own, February: Skied the slopes right … Continue reading

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Goals: Game On!

Only one week has passed since New Year’s Eve (doesn’t it seem longer?), a night I hope you enjoyed as much as we did. Just before nine o’clock we decided to not stay home as planned, but instead to head … Continue reading

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Frozen (in Time or Otherwise)

Remember the Twilight Zone episode entitled “Nick of Time”? Written by Richard Matheson, it’s the tale of Don and Pat Carter (played by William Shatner and Patricia Breslin) who have car trouble in Ridgeview, Ohio. While their vehicle is being … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Turkey

“Ewwwwww! I just hate touching its cold, loose, rubbery skin, much less stuffing it.” “I’ve never done a turkey yet, not in all my married years. Thank goodness for my mom.” “I’ll second that. And friends … I’ll bring a … Continue reading

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The Long Goodbye

How many movie, song, or book titles can you find in this post? (Answers tomorrow.) It’s no secret I’ve been loving this ski season. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow has been my mantra since October, so … Continue reading

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Back Home Again

With ski season sadly drawing to a close (though we’re getting fresh powder every day), part of me feels I’m just going to hold my mental and physical breath until it reopens next fall. Why else live here? I needed … Continue reading

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