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How Scottie became Yoda

How Scottie became Yoda

A little over two weeks ago, I asked my monthly question to the local animal shelter director, “Do you have any dachshunds or small mixes?” The emailed photo of Scottie. The shelter usually has hounds and pitbull mixes. But this time, she said they just got an owner-surrendered Scottish terrier/dachshund mix. He’d be available to … Continue reading How Scottie became Yoda

Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

PETTIGREW STATE PARK -- Lake Phelps is outside of Creswell, North Carolina, in Pettigrew State Park, which is named after a family that once owned part of the property surrounding the park. Their most famous family member is General James Johnston Pettigrew (July 4, 1828 – July 17, 1863), who was an American author, lawyer … Continue reading Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

Adding a morning routine

Adding a morning routine

There is a sign in town that is hysterical ... unless you're someone with issues with addiction or depression. The sign at the local shop. The sign reads, "I love replacing my feeling with new #outfits!" and then goes on to list various social media. During much of my life, I have reacted to emotions … Continue reading Adding a morning routine

Strength, grace and love

Strength, grace and love

This past Monday, I had an unusual evening off, so I took up an offer from someone who repeatedly has asked me to come to her group’s meeting. It was one of those things I’ve always wanted to attend, but always had something — kid obligations, work obligations, etc. — that kept me from coming. … Continue reading Strength, grace and love

Flooded garden and training plans

Flooded garden and training plans

So I recently started posting garden updates here. Looking back, it’s a lot of lovely garden things. So, I started a new blog, Flooded Garden, to host those garden thing and all the recipes I hope to create. I want this to be about adventures in mental and physical fitness. The food and garden deserve … Continue reading Flooded garden and training plans

Garden update: Tomaters

Garden update: Tomaters

This week, the harvest switched to less beans and snow peas to many cherry tomatoes. We have three kinds of tomatoes in the garden — yellow cherry tomatoes, Roma tomatoes and big ones whose name escapes me at the moment. Roma tomatoes Roma tomatoes start out a little misshapen but eventually transform to the normal … Continue reading Garden update: Tomaters