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Tarragon Chicken Salad – YUM!

There are many joys to be experienced as we grow wiser and, yep, older – we become more self- confident, hopefully we become more financially secure, our children leave the nest, etc…  Unfortunately, there are a few downsides to the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday – Cherished Friend

This month, one of my most cherished friends turns 47.  We have only been friends a short time – mere months.   But it that time, my friend has helped me immeasurably.  My friend has shared wisdom, effectuated numerous creative ideas, … Continue reading

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What is in the air?

Last evening, I gathered on my deck with a group of friends celebrating the last weekend of summer as all good Marylanders do – with a couple dozen crabs, corn on the cob, and cold beer.   As it tends to … Continue reading

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Autumn Rising..

I went for a walk Friday evening and was dismayed to see gold and orange leaves strewn about the pathway.  “It’s only August”, I protested to my husband, “I’m not ready for fall yet.” Seriously, I am not ready.  I … Continue reading

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Summer Rain

I opened the bedroom window this morning and the breeze blew – cool and damp – through the screen, billowing my drapery.  I breathed deeply – the summer rain. Oh, I so wanted to slip back into my cozy bed, … Continue reading

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Plump, Ripe, and Juicy

I am not a gardener – I cannot even keep plants alive inside the house. Hostas are my ornamental lawn plant of choice. I forget to water them, they turn brown, and the next spring they grow right back! Over … Continue reading

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