Category Archives: Following the Path

If At First You Don’t Succeed….

We were lucky with the weather this week — there was no more rain damage after last Sunday. So yesterday they uncovered the culverts that had been reburied:     They cleaned the culverts that had been plugged:     … Continue reading

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Clearing Culverts

Andy hired Orlando and his helper, Ron, to work on the roads this weekend. They especially worked on clearing out, and replacing if need be, the culverts. The idea is to give water a path under the road so it … Continue reading

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Moving Right Along

  The above picture was taken at our local hardware store. Andy was looking at the merchandise, here some bolts, to find some of the items to put on our insurance list. When Andy found something Kaitlin put the information … Continue reading

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Giving Wisely

Most of us have heard of the floods in Pakistan which have wiped out much of its infrastructure and left millions homeless. Oxfam International. Creative Commons license.   Oxfam International. Creative Commons license   Apparently the U. S. government is … Continue reading

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It’s a Doggy Dog World

  I don’t have as rosy view of the world as Duncan does. I read the headlines and skim some articles every morning to see the latest ways things are going to hell in a hand basket. Then I spend … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Thinking…Again

cheerfulmonk. Creative Commons license. I’ve been pondering a comment Evan made on I’ve Been Thinking: One of the paradoxes I confront repeatedly is that there is a skill of being present and getting out of the way. Focusing on skill … Continue reading

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My New Role Model

cheerfulmonk. Creative Commons license.   As I’ve mentioned more than once, my motto is Stay curious and open to life. No matter what happens keep learning and growing. Find what you love to do and find a way to share … Continue reading

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Going On an Artist’s Date

cheerfulmonk. Creative Commons license.   This is a picture of my inner artist, about to go on a play date. Julia Cameron introduced the concept of an artist’s date in The Artist’s Way. The idea is simple. It just means … Continue reading

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Paperwork Sucks

chrisscott. Creative Commons license.   Paperwork sucks. That’s the title of this Flickr photo and it’s a sentiment I share. I’m not as dejected as the dog though..I believe in creative procrastination. Which means even though I’ve been putting off … Continue reading

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My Favorite Anti-Role Model…A “Man-Eating” Grouse

cheerfulmonk. Creative commons license.   cheerfulmonk. Creative commons license. Once when my husband came back from the land he said, “Guess what I saw today.” “What?” “A man-eating grouse!” He was joking about the man-eating part, of course, but he … Continue reading

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