four years ago today,

May 18, 2017

my dad died.  it’s weird to think of it being four years ago. here’s an old photo of mom and dad at a going-away party for somebody, many many years ago.  i have no memory whatsoever of this event, but i know i was there because i saw a picture of me at the event. […]

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april thursday door

May 18, 2017

as i was running on the lake road i passed this intriguing opening in the underbrush.  a deer doorway. it made me want to follow the path and see where it led…but i was on a mission to keep running and i’m sure i was about to be late for something or other.  here’s the […]

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boat launch! plus more from april…

May 17, 2017

we launched the pontoon boat on april 15th, which might be the earliest we’ve ever done that, although i can’t possibly remember yesterday much less last year.  even if we might have launched it earlier one year, it always broke down. kevin did all the hooking up and then unhooking and i was in charge […]

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april

May 17, 2017

erica got us all tickets for the Mission Outreach fundraiser so we all got dressed up.  this is one of my favorite photos of bev, showing off her cute leggings.  we all looks so color-coordinated! a nice meal, and erica is there in the background, hobnobbing as she does. i tried to take a picture […]

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in between trips…

May 14, 2017

it was nice to be home with our kitties in march.  les enjoyed sitting on a rock in the water. i spotted a bunch of turtles on a log when running through the woods, but most of them plopped into the water before i had a chance to take a picture. isn’t that a massive […]

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thursday doors in new orleans, and one from graceland

May 11, 2017

there were plenty of doors in the garden district in New Orleans. i really liked this big round window.  it reminds me of a ship porthole. the steps are covered with actual vines. i bet they take a lot of maintenance because you wouldn’t want them to overrun your steps.  that would be mighty slippery. […]

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the king

May 10, 2017

We left new orleans on wendesday, march 15th.  the bathroom at the b&b in NoLa had many cool things on the wall, and this was my favorite because it included the isle of wight, where we’ve been.  plus i’d love to travel along the whole southern coast of england. we headed for memphis and graceland, […]

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last day in NoLa, chock full of walking

May 8, 2017

we didn’t plan it that way. we were tired from all the walking the day before, so today we decided we’d take it easy. here’s kevin, doing a great job of taking it easy in our comfy bed with the cute doggie Boudin the Wonder Dog on tueseday morning, march 14th. and continuing to take it […]

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the rest of monday in NoLa

May 6, 2017

after a great tour at the beauregard keyes house we headed out to the Fauborg Marigny section of town for some lunch. what a great sign! we asked two separate people about a place for lunch and they both said “coop’s place,” so that’s where we ended up.  in case you can’t read the bar […]

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whew!

May 6, 2017

i managed to post my thursday door this week with only 21 minutes to spare.  i’m glad i didn’t realize that it had to be posted by noon eastern time today. as i mentioned in that post, i just got back from las vegas, where i took a more absurd than usual amount of photos […]

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