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Quiet routine

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! Weather is looking a little sad and grey out my window today in the Fort. I wonder if a storm is moving in or if the sun is simply taking a rest day. Thankfully I am not sharing the weather's colors. Bit of routine returning for the girls this week as the district is moving to phase 3 here for Serra. She'll be in person two days a week and home for the other three. I'd like to hope that it stays this way for the remainder of the year simply to get life moving again but I also know how quickly things can change. Amanda is back out at college for her semester to...

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Variations on a theme

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! Actually slept in some today and saw the sunrise from my bedroom rather than out my back door a couple of hours later. Snow from a few weeks ago is all gone but there is a bite to the air in my little corner of the Fort. Another week of 2021 is in the books with things looking very similar to the end of 2020. Serra is doing her best to keep herself occupied during online classes. It's tough when you already know or understand the material. She has made many bracelets while she takes care of business here in our dining room/ classroom/ band hall. Amanda has finally received move-in information and travel plans...

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The darkest hour

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! Little bit whiter and colder than I expected for the weekend with the snow that we got yesterday. The glitterstorm all day was just enough to cover everything. It was very peaceful to watch in between all of the NFL action. How was this past week? A bit all over the place. Serra started classes back up on Wednesday online. The district is wanting to go back to partial in-person the last week of January and full on five days a week come February. I'm not very sure of that option but I guess we will see what happens and roll with it just as we have for the past few months. Amanda is slowly...

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Hello 2021!

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! The sun is bright and shining in my little corner of the Fort even if I'm not yet. Sleep and I are still having a rocky relationship so I'm a bit late today. Nothing quite like being wide awake at four am, finally getting cozy and sleeping later than planned. Last week! Limbo week as I like to call it. The time between Christmas and New Year's where not much of anything happens. Personally I enjoy the down time and in some ways it's the only time I let go. Ours was spent with BBC America showing the Doctor Who marathon, snacks and the Tapestry. Really wanted to finish the set of pages that I...

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It's the end of the year as we know it and I feel fine

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! The last one of 2020! No white Christmas here but definitely on the chilly side this morning. I hope that everyone had a good holiday. What did we do this last week? With school being finished the girls decided to take a mental break and spend the week catching up on their sleep. They've had quite a few late mornings. On the other hand I've kept my routine of getting up in the morning. It gives me more time to do things like music, reading and exercise. Still riding my bike but need to add back in other things as well. Guess that's the good thing about the start of a new year even though...

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