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What a difference a day makes!

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! Looking out the window with the blue skies and sun shining it's hard to believe that it's November. The wind swirling and the cooler temperatures are really the only indicators of the time of year. Unless of course you consider the time change. Have to admit I'm not a fan of 6pm feeling like 8! What have we been up to this last week? To say that our nation has had a tense one is an understatement. Serra can finally relax from checking her phone to watch states go from red to blue. Spinning is one of those crafts that I find soothing when I need to slow down. I spent the week plying some...

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Hello November!

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! Even more quiet than usual as with last night being Halloween Serra stayed over at a friend's house. Only the second time in the last four years that I've been completely by myself. A little different but something that I'm going to have to get used as the future continues to unfold.  What did we do this last week? My sense of time is very off and not just due to the time change because the snow was only last Sunday!  My little corner ended up with about 10" and we had a snow day on Monday. The district says that they are going to come up with an online alternative effectively eliminating snow days...

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Weather, a pattern and something new

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! As usual a quiet morning here in my little corner of the Fort, even more so today with the snow gently falling. This time last year I was sad and angry with the weather gods for arriving when they did and today I'm grateful. What a difference a year makes right?  What did we do this week? Serra did great with the hybrid system that our district has set up to have kids back in the classroom. She has been very virus conscientious and I was concerned about her being back with people as she's not a fan of them in the first place. I think the small amount of social interaction did her some...

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Same yet different

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! It's cold, wet and drizzly in my little corner of the Fort this morning. Something our area needs desperately right now. The wind is still also. Hopefully this will give the crews the help they need to get the fire contained.  What did we do this week besides pray for rain? Serra finished up her first quarter as a freshman in high school. Strangest first quarter ever I'm sure considering it was done at the kitchen table. She made it easy for me by staying top of her work and breezed through with flying colors. Her love of math and science made those classes easy. She adores the new band director that doesn't compare her...

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Lots of little bits

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! The trees dancing in the breeze outside showing off their colors are saying it's fall but I'm still having a hard time believing that it is October. I never realized before how much my own sense of time was centered around the girls' activities. What have we been up to lately? Serra's knee has progressed and the doctor has signed off on it. Pivoting and twisting are still to be avoided but unless something happens she is good to go. Amanda is officially a college student. I know, many of you are saying that happened back in August, what are you talking about? This weekend was the first time that I called and woke her...

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