Category Archives: The Great Outdoors

26 years (and counting)

The Mr and I celebrated our anniversary this weekend by strapping on a couple of heavy backpacks and hitting the trails.  With all the forest fires in this part of the country, we headed the opposite direction: west out to … Continue reading

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Productively unproductive

A lazy weekend at the cabin turned out to have quite a bit of activity.  We went on a hike on Sunday (which nicely took the place of my scheduled run), among the ski runs. They look a little eerie … Continue reading

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Rest and relaxation

Not working on the house this weekend.  And yes, that’s wine in the little plastic cup. I’m fancy like that. 

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In which I remember I have a blog

I’m kidding, I didn’t forget about the blog – just got busy again. The summer just flew by, didn’t it? A good week of the blog silence was due to me and the Mr taking a real vacation. The kind … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

These kind of ‘holidays’ aren’t big deals around our house, but I do refuse to do housework or any real cooking. 🙂 The kids all wished me happy Mother’s day, Son #2 stopped by for a quick visit, and the … Continue reading

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Shifting seasons

By all accounts, it’s looking like a chilly winter ahead. We had a few days of below-freezing temps which led to a bit of fog. Made for not-so-fun driving at night, but gorgeous mornings. And once the sun burned off the … Continue reading

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R&R

The Mr and I went to a county fair yesterday – one we haven’t been to in many, many years. It was a lot of fun! We played with farm equipment, pet a bunch of animals, walked through the exhibits, … Continue reading

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