Monthly Archives: November 2014

Sunday Afternoon…

Ah, Sunday afternoon.  Here in sunny east Tennessee, the temperature reached near 60 and the sky was crystal clear.  What a far cry from the bitter temperatures we experienced last weekend. I got out and ran today, my first since … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Thanksgiving…

I woke Thanksgiving morning tired and a little stressed.  The day had turned into a big deal for our little family of four.  Several weeks ago my father, who is a resident of a retirement home and temporarily in a … Continue reading

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5 Things…

With a stuffy head and sore throat, I needed to take a little extra care of myself this week.  While I didn’t feel bad enough to stay at home, I struggled during the hours I spent at work.  I found … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Sunday…

It has been such a chilly, dreary Sunday made even worse by an early winter cold that seems to have settled in my head.  The weather man predicted rain for Sunday night but it is no surprise that the rain … Continue reading

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A Catch Up Post…

I had planned to run this weekend, a short, flat run.  After all, I have been side lined since early September when the onset of pain in my hip and butt hobbled me.  At first I blamed the pain on … Continue reading

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Carver’s Apple Barn 2014 is in the Books…

Almost every year for the last 15, we have taken an October trip to Carver’s Orchard and Apple Barn in Cosby, TN. Carver’s, located at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is our annual kickoff to fall.  … Continue reading

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Finally Home….

We are home again after two weeks in Italy.  We spent 3 days in Cinque Terre, 1/2 day in  Pisa, 3 days in Florence and 4 days in Rome.  We flew into Genoa and out of Rome.  The flights seemed … Continue reading

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