Monthly Archives: July 2011

Yes, yes, yes!

Checked in with myself and this feels right.  It’s summer, people, and I need a VACATION!!  I’m gonna check out of the blogosphere for a while.  I’ll be back for solid, daily posts on August 16.  I need a break … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesdays – Only in New Orleans

The Roman Candy cart as seen through the car windshield. A family business since 1915.  So cool.  I like vanilla best.

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A story of two pools

Back in 1928, a swimming pool was built at Audubon Park that was so big it could hold 25oo swimmers at a time, and there was a giant fountain in the middle that shot water 30 feet into the air!  … Continue reading

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Tenacious and patient

Trees grow imperceptibly slowly.  And if they run into something in their way, like this fence post, they embrace it and slowly grow around it.  There’s some kind of metaphorical lesson here.  I’m at a place where I need to … Continue reading

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Stillness Sundays: making space

How lucky to have a rainy Sunday.  Just what I needed to stay indoors and tackle piles of accumulated papers.  I’m slowly making space, both mental and physical, for big life changes.  Good life changes.  Minor shifts that are going … Continue reading

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Story Saturdays – a 20+ year reunion on the Appalachian Trail

Exactly two years ago today, I was in the woods with two of my dearest oldest friends sipping Cosmopolitans.  We’d hiked in good vodka, cranberry juice and even a fresh lime! We were celebrating our last night on the trail … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Fridays – just walking in the neighborhood

Are the weeks zipping by for you?  They are for me!  I can’t believe it’s Friday already!  It won’t be long until July melts into August. I’ve been a little bit of a lazy blogger.  I’ve got no idea what’s … Continue reading

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