Mountain Magic

 

Rainbow Clouds

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 Nature almost always plays a part in a really good day for me. This morning’s walk on our nature trail included a rainbow cloud. It is a fairly rare phenomenon. It’s a little miracle to me that I was in the right place at the right time to get to see this.

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Christmas Eve 2022

 

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Mindfulness is the practice of purposely bringing one’s attention to the present-moment experience – I did this long before I knew it was a thing…

Being aware of the sun on my face – the laughter of my children – my lover’s hand in mine – the silky fur of my clean dog…these are the moments that make up life.

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Measuring Success

In graduate school, I had a professor who, for whatever reason, didn’t want to give me an ‘A’. I was three points away from my ‘A’. I KNEW what was coming – and I was correct:

                                                         

“Professor, you said that if we came to every class and always participated that we would get extra credit.”

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New Year’s Day 2022

WORKING AT LIFE

 

 

New Year’s Day 2022 this is my view in our tiny mountain village at 9,000 feet. Most people just want to visit in the summer. So this peacefulness is blessed.

 

 

What’s MOST IMPORTANT to me:

 

Continually:

 

Connecting with my husband

 

Staying healthy – physically, mentally, spiritually

 

Publishing my work & connecting with my readers

 

 

 

I don’t know if I can keep up this pace but my goal is to keep at it:

 

 

Christmas Eve service with husband

                                                                                                                 

 

 

New Year’s Eve dinner with husband – shared my gratitude jar entries for 2021 and we laughed, remembered and were thankful

 

 

 

We shared dessert – I took 1 bite of each

 

 

 

Husband & I are continually working at us.

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Springtime in the Rockies

Blue sky in one direction

A snowstorm in the opposite direction

The perennials should be very happy!

Our border collie is so proud to lunge for the geese and make them fly. Soon though, they learn that she’s not getting in the water and much to Hope’s chagrin, they ignore her.

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The seasons pass…how do you spend your time?

What’s been going on with me in our little mountain village this September:

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Mountain Mutts – Joy’s Tale
(published in the Lake City Silver World, September 4, 2020)

When a new puppy named Joy joins the family she struggles to be accepted by the older dog, Spring. 

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