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Look Out Rocky!!! The Bike Ride & My Writer’s Dilemma

Originally posted on June 22nd, 2010 So I’m out riding my bicycle on a lovely summer day.  It’s gorgeous and I’m giddy from the summer-only scents of honeysuckle, rose hips and the huge privet bushes that have been left to … Continue reading

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“Catie, Will You Go Out With Me?”

Originally posted on May 28th, 2010What the–? This what I read on a rock today.  It wasn’t just any rock either.  The graffiti was sprawled in huge black spray-painted letters across a gorgeous craggy stone that sits right on the … Continue reading

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The Mirror

Originally posted on May 14th, 2010  Last week something rather extraordinary happened — or didn’t happen — depending on which way you look at it. It was Monday evening and we were running a little behind schedule at my house.  … Continue reading

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What’s in The Name… of Hope

Originally posted on April 30th, 2010 I realize that I make it confusing for people. First, I was “Alix.”  I still am.  It’s pronounced like “Alex” a la Alex P. Keaton and not the French way, “Aleeks.”  For years, people … Continue reading

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An Actual Flood and What Came to The Surface

Originally posted on April 14th, 2010 This time I am talking about a real flood here. Not a metaphorical one.  My state, Rhode Island, was declared a state of emergency two weeks ago by President Obama due to the heavy … Continue reading

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I’ve Got The Pow-AH! Just Add Hope

Originally published on March 18th, 2010 I love to write about the meaning of “Hope,” not just because it’s my middle name or my daughter’s name (long story but despite appearances, she isn’t named after me).  It’s not just because … Continue reading

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