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Making time for the important things

Making time for the important things

“Lost time is never found again.” – Benjamin FranklinIt’s been at least three years since I’ve visited my college friend – probably more like four. We keep in touch the usual way – an email now and then, sometimes a phone...
The Writers Porch: Shades of Gray with Author Jessica James

Nature Note

Hummingbirds and Monarchs disappeared on Monday, almost as if a switch was pulled. Poplars are beginning to dress themselves in gold.
The Writers Porch: Shades of Gray with Author Jessica James

Nature Note

Shaping up to be a beautiful September day. Walnuts are starting to fall – loudly when they hit the tin roof of the shed. Hummingbirds are still here, but I expect them to leave any day.
The tradition & history of Inaugural balls

The tradition & history of Inaugural balls

“Never have so many paid so much to dance so little.”- Lyndon B. Johnson, about the overcrowded 1965 ballsOur president-elect plans to attend 10 Inaugural balls. Do you know when the first Inaugural ball was held? Visit my blog to find...
The Writers Porch: Shades of Gray with Author Jessica James

Civil War Battle of Monterey Pass

It’s sad how we travel from Point A to Point B these days, our eyes focused on the road ahead, with no thought of the landscape surrounding us.But as I drove to a mall to do some Christmas shopping last weekend I paid attention to the landscape. My shortcut...
 

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