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The crimson water lily

June 27, 2018

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I was out doing my favorite thing, kayaking, the other day. It was a glorious summer day; the temperature was perfect and there was just the slightest breeze. I was really enjoying myself and taking deep breaths of the fresh, clean air. I looked down and saw this beautiful crimson water lily. I have never […]

Evoking memories of Asheville

June 20, 2018

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It is amazing how a picture can evoke so many memories. That is why I love getting pictures as souvenirs. We bought this lovely forest scene last November when we were in Asheville. Something about the picture just spoke to me; probably because I love nature. Well I finally (!) got it framed and it […]

Why kayak into the wind

June 6, 2018

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It’s kayaking season again and it is my favorite time of year. It is especially nice to go out on these early summer days before it gets too hot and humid. The only down side is that it can be quite windy. The other day was sunny and the temperature was a perfect 80 degrees. […]

Just get out there and do it!

May 16, 2018

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By now, most of you know that I injured my foot last December and had to have multiple foot surgeries in March. The surgeon just cleared me for resuming my regular activities – yay. I was looking forward to restarting my “pod” walks. These are guided cardio walks (from a MP3 player – hence the […]

Let it go

May 2, 2018

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This sounds a lot easier than it is. I am a person who likes to be in total control of my life. This started from a very young age and I was raised by very strict parents. My whole life was pretty much charted out for me: be a good student, get into a good […]

Here we go again

March 21, 2018

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So the annoying pains on the bottom of my feet turned out to be a bigger deal than I had hoped. I had surgery last Friday to remove a large neuroma (nerve growth) on the bottom of my right foot. I also had two large cysts removed, one from my right foot and one from […]

Tips for watching the Super Bowl

February 7, 2018

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Blah, blah, blah. I don’t like football. There is just something very weird about 300 pound men jumping on top of each other. And for this they get paid millions of dollars a year! I just don’t get it. This dates back to my junior high days when I was a cheerleader. We had a […]