Category Archives: Story Saturdays

Story Saturdays: The first time I sold Girl Scout Cookies

This morning while I was running errands I stopped in front of a house where little girls were swarming around wearing opened cookie box cases around their middles and squealing.  The parents were nonchalantly standing around amidst the chaos.  They … Continue reading

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Story Saturdays – a story of a watch and of time

This is my Appalachian Trail watch.  It’s apparently rather light for a watch like this, and its face glows at night.  It’s also waterproof. The Velcro closure started to break down about three weeks into my hike.  I think it … Continue reading

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Story Saturdays: a story about yesterday

Yesterday we were in the country in Mississippi.  We were enjoying a less than twenty-four hour getaway at our friends’ little cabin on a creek.  We went to the all-you-can-eat catfish place for dinner on Friday night. We can’t even … Continue reading

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Story Saturdays: A story about Friday

Here’s a little story about the rest of my Free Friday in the Quarter.  What is it about wandering in the French Quarter alone on a warm, breezy, sunny afternoon that’s so appealing? I think it’s being there without needing … Continue reading

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Story Saturdays: Hiking Katahdin

Find this story here: http://www.wildandwhiteblazing.com/blog/2015/9/23/reachingkatahdin  

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Story Saturdays- how we prep for hurricanes

Category three and up – we get out of town.  If the mayor says “go” – we go.  We don’t want to place any extra burden on emergency crews by staying, and it’s nicer to leave and visit friends than … Continue reading

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Story Saturdays: Maine in a hurricane

I’m feeling for the Appalachian Trail hikers out there this weekend and hoping they’ve all gotten off the trail to hunker down until Irene passes.  I made the mistake of hiking in the remnants of Tropical Storm Danny on my … Continue reading

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