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Adela crandell durkee
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A Quality G-Mom with a Book and Bike and a Blog.
A Quality G-Mom with a Book and Bike and a Blog.

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Have you ever had a moment when something someone said, that you ignored at the time, comes back to you like a gentle nudge?  It happens to me all the time.  Like when my sister Deanna scolded me for failing to remember that we were pretty lucky to have a…

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Simple pleasures are best.

  Since rejoining the commuting workforce, I get a chance to observe a lot of people.  Sometimes I jot down bits of conversations I overhear.  Like this one: “I smells like someone threw a dead rat in here.” [tweetthis]“You know what a dead rat smells…

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State of the section, Elections and Focus Group October is our annual free meeting. Dinner is on us! Sign up here, so we can plan.   Powered by Eventbrite   Powered by Eventbrite Members and non-members are always welcome. Pre-Dinner Presentation 5:30 –…

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Pause, Breathe, and Take Stock: 2017-37

Along with most of the nation, the irrationality of someone choosing to gun down people enjoying a concert continues to haunt me.  For me, this is the ultimate act of terror.  Anyone: enjoying a concert, the 4th of July fireworks, a baseball game, waiting…

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“You know what? Writers don’t compete with each other,” Kimberly Schumacher said, raising her eyebrows at me. I had just confessed a twinge of jealousy about an author invited for a book signing at a local book store. Anne Lamott, author of one of my…

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Pause, Breathe, and Take Stock: 2017-35

Could it be that we are in the 10th month of 2017?  The months kaleidoscope together in mosaics of sound, smell, and color.  As I waited for the train this morning, I noticed that the sun still sleeps, not a beam in sight. Yet, the beauty of the morning…

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Pause, Breathe, and Take Stock: 2017-34

Today I’m on a road trip with CeCi and her brood.  It’s a bittersweet trip as we take Mr. B to Wyo-tech to begin his all-grown-up years perfecting his talents and skills as a craftsman.  He’s the first grandchild to leave the nest for school. “You seem…

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Each Friday, [tweetthis]I post a photo and a bit of flash fiction. I keep the words brief because, you know, “a picture is worth a 1,000….” [/tweetthis] To find out more click here. Regular readers might remember Ray and Marla from another photo I took…

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Each Friday, [tweetthis]I post a photo and a bit of flash fiction. I keep the words brief because, you know, “a picture is worth a 1,000….” [/tweetthis] To find out more click here. Regular readers might remember Ray and Marla from another photo I took…

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Up, Up, and Away

The world’s a nicer place in my beautiful balloon It wears a nicer face in my beautiful balloon We can sing a song and sail along the silver sky There’s something about hot air balloons that makes my heart soar. Perhaps it’s the colors. Perhaps it’s the…
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