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I had the scare of my life last week. Now, I realize I am lucky. The scare of my life could have been so much worse. But just thinking about it again is making my heart race and my brain go numb.  Cinder our 1 year old dog got loose at the river and disappeared for 8 hours. And the last time we saw her she was being chased by 2 coyotes. We were on a bluff overlooking the river below with oak woods to the right. It was a bright autumn day where everything looks golden and shimmery in...

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What is your Spirit Animal? Join me in painting your favorite animal in this new class. Whether you are painting your animal or someone else's for a gift, it'll be a magic-filled painting that you can be proud of.

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I never was a big fan of school. The endless hours spent sitting at a desk, the always too short recess, PE teachers who should have enrolled in the military instead. And math. Oh the math. It did not matter which grade I was in you and I never belonged in the same sentence.  But there was also Art and History and Literature and Latin. And these were everything. Along with skipping math class they kept me sane (don't tell my children).  But in spite of all the stuff I didn't like about it I still loved Back to School...

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 I hope you enjoy this early morning foggy solstice fog in the garden.

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I have always been a huge reader reading several books a week from age 5 up.

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