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Had to Share this Photo of Lake Erie Shore – We Arrived this Afternoon Greeted by a Wasp that Flew into the Small Window Used to Pay Tolls from the Driver’s Seat – Last Year Hornets Invaded the Cockpit – One Huge Wasp Was Just as Effective in Slowing Down our Progress until We Smacked it Silly and Tossed it in the Trash –

I snapped this photo while Steve was disconnecting the Jeep from the tow bar. This is the view from our campsite! Isn’t it fabulous? We got out of bed this morning at 5:00 a.m., as we usually do when a … Continue reading

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Where Have We Been – Up to Flagstaff Arizona – Albuquerque and Santa Rosa New Mexico – Amarillo Texas – Oklahoma City – West Memphis Arkansas – Nashville Tennessee – Virginia – Pennsylvania – Long Island New York – Ohio now – Heading for Michigan in a Few Days – South to Florida, West through Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and New Mexico – Back to AZ –

Here we are pausing for a week in Streetsboro, Ohio, not far from Cleveland. This park is a beautiful place. If we were to see nothing else in this area, we would be waking up each morning to natural beauty … Continue reading

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Trench Digging with a Hoe – Woe Is Me – I Was Reassigned from Bush Trimming to Trench Digging – Yes – We Have a Good Reason to Remove the Stones from Around the Plants –

Life as a bush trimmer was easy. I thought it was hard, but now I know better. I was reassigned to trench-digging with a hoe before I could try my hand at tree trimming. Steve sprays for weeds around the plants. He believes he … Continue reading

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I’m Glad to Help with Gardening – The Work Is Overwhelming until We Get Caught Up – I’m Not Used to Being This Busy – Steve Never Slows Down – He Hated Waiting for His Hip to Heal So He Could Start Back to Work – Gardening Is Temporary Work for Me – SMILE – I Can’t Wait to Take It Easy Again –

There he is trimming the Blue Fan Palm again. After he spent three hours on the palm, he cut up the Little John bush the cactus killed as it crashed to the ground. Multiplication is Steve’s best mathematical skill. He multiplies his … Continue reading

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Arizona Monsoon Sky Reappears – Not a Trace of Blue – We Still Need Rain for our Desert – Will We Get Rain or Dust – Or Neither – Steve and I Are Hoping for Rain –

Monsoon skies have returned! Yesterday the sky was clear and blue. The sun was shining brightly. Today the clouds are clustered close together allowing not even a hint of blue to show through. Everywhere else I have lived, clouds in … Continue reading

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New Environment

I was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and spent much of my young adult life in southeastern Michigan, gazing at the expansive, flat fields of wheat and corn. From there I made a pit stop in Nashville, Tennessee, experiencing the … Continue reading

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God Answers Prayer – A Memoir

My husband at the time this took place was Bill, a man 21 years my senior, an overcomer of disability, and a wonderful husband and companion. I lost Bill in 1996 to Multiple Myeloma. Bill decided one day after slipping … Continue reading

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