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Happy Spooky Cozy Halloween

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Hope you have a Happy Halloween, and may the love and generosity of The Great Pumpkin and the Witch and Ghost he hangs out with be bestowed upon you and yours throughout the coming holiday season. Copyright © 2009 J. L. Fleckenstein ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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The hawk came calling

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I answered his call, albeit somewhat hesitantly, and was rewarded with rich opportunities that I would not have had otherwise.

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A sense of wonder

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Where has the time gone; where have the leaves, the sky, the green grasses gone. It is nearly one full month to the day since I have posted.  My intent is to post once per week, to treat this blog as a weekly feature and responsibility that my readers depend upon. Regardless of my best intentions, time has lapsed. Here I am, at last. We have enjoyed several snowfalls by now, a quiet and loving Thanksgiving has come and gone as winter reaches round our cheeks and necks, up our sleeves and down our collars. Cold, cold chill is in...

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Feminine ways

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Last week I met my sister-in-law in one of the nearby villages to have an afternoon tea and listen to a lady speak about "vanity" collectibles; the presentation was called, "Vanity Fair". The flyer we read that led us to the tea described the woman as an antique collector of women's vanity items such as perfume, powder puffs, and compacts. My sister-in-law wanted to go and I wanted to spend time with her, so I agreed. I have to say though that, for me, spending an afternoon hearing about antique powder puffs and compacts was not exactly my cup of...

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Baby's got skills

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A couple weeks ago a friend phoned to ask me if I could use some of her barn wood. She and her husband were refurbishing some of the buildings on their farm and there was a stack of lumber from a section of barn that had to be rebuilt. She said they were going to burn it, but recalled that I had said I could use some old barn wood for making picture frames. Two days later I pulled in at her place, meeting up with her and her husband to take a look at the pile of wood. It...

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