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Friendship is Unnecessary

I have been through a tough year.  If I’m honest, it was more like 18 months.  Deaths, surgeries, injuries, more surgeries, other various health problems plagued not just my own life, but also those of my loved ones.  During that time, I knew I wasn’t “myself” but I kept blaming life circumstances.  About a year […]


I’m Baaaaa-aaaack…

I’m back from the beautiful, temperate Pacific Northwest and have just downloaded a little over 1100 pictures.  As soon as I get over my post-vacation depression,  I will go through them and start posting again.  I don’t know how soon it will be, though, because I am also suffering a terrible reaction (read: ANGER) to […]


Summer is Here!

…which means I have travel on the brain.  My upcoming vacation can’t come soon enough, so I am thinking about one I took last year.  I’m not sure if I will make it abroad again this year, so I am reminiscing about last year’s trip to Spain.  The thrill of being in a foreign country […]


Move Along

  “Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.”  ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow