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NOLA love #6: nearby creeks for summer relaxing

Living in New Orleans means that in just a bit over an hour’s drive, I can be flattening my brain waves lazing in a beautiful sandy edged gravel bottomed cool creek, with dragonflies hovering, birds singing and water burbling.  Picnicking … Continue reading

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A whole year?

Wow.  I’ve had this blog for a year.  Wanna read what I wrote a year ago?  Click here.  So funny.  That blog topic has been my “thing” my whole life – and I think I’m just beginning to wiggle it … Continue reading

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Stillness Sundays: quiet time

I rarely (read never) follow the Post A Day prompts, but Scott Berkun recently asked, “When you need quiet time, where do you go?”  Such a timely question – as I was headed to my favorite quiet getaway the very … Continue reading

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The camping cure

As a part of my weekend “country cure”, I included another favorite of mine – the “camping cure”.  I left my friends and their adorable country home on Saturday and headed up the road another half hour or so to … Continue reading

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A slice of Heaven in Mississippi

Heaven is twenty-four hours by a creek in Mississippi in springtime when the pink azaleas are blooming and it’s warm enough to wade in the cool water with the sun warming your back. It’s making a fire on a sandy … Continue reading

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