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No May Day This Year

Every year since we’ve lived in our house, I have done May Day baskets for all of our neighbors and friends who live nearby. I go all out, and I’ve chronicled each May Day on this blog (here and here and … Continue reading

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My Family, My People

Growing up, I didn’t have a lot of close friends. I had a few, but trying to survive my childhood between abusive parents and life threatening medical conditions were both full-time jobs. I didn’t have the time, or perhaps I … Continue reading

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A Colorado Lottery Win: The Best Neighbors Ever

Last month, my husband came home from work and said, “Do you know who shoveled our driveway?” Me being the hermit I am, and our dog being as anti-cold as I am, I didn’t even realize it had snowed. But … Continue reading

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The May Day Queen Strikes Again (And Is Stricken Again, Too)

My husband and I have a May Day routine down cold. After three years I can officially call it a routine. See, I do May Day baskets for my friends and neighbors. And I’m old school. I can’t get caught. … Continue reading

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It’s The Little Things… Little Hits of Joy I am Particularly Thankful For

I like to think that I’m generally a grateful person. I mean I might not have always been, but dying (yeah, I’ve done that before) tends to change perspective. And coming from so little (parents crazy abusive, on my own … Continue reading

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