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JELLIES vs. WELLIES – An Elemental Conundrum

There’s a jelly near my welly Is it a he or she? Not the welly, but the jelly, Either way, I’ll flee! But wait…

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HIGHLAND HIGH-JINX

With the weather taking a turn, I ditched the broom and opted for United Airlines. Once we reached our cruising altitude, the skies turned friendly, reflecting the lovely crew members’ cordiality, making my journey to Scotland if not completely comfortable … Continue reading

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A NOTEWORTHY DRIVE BY SHOOTING

Ready, aim, fire! It’s no use taking careful aim, though. By the time I catch my subject dead center between the crosshairs, it’s too late – a blip in the landscape – gone faster than you can say, “Gotcha!” Snap … Continue reading

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A TALL ORDER

The Daily Post Photo Challenge this week is titled ‘ORDER’. It didn’t speak to me at all until I took a walk with a friend and noticed that sneaky theme had secretly tagged along. It had attached itself to a … Continue reading

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REFLECTING ON MOTHER’S DAY, 2017

You know the question. We’ve all heard it. We’ve all asked it. Whether we’re chatting with our neighbor sitting next to us in the window seat, standing serpentine in a line at the grocery store, or sipping cocktails at the hippest place … Continue reading

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KALAALLIT NUNAAT – Looking For A Fix

“Umimmar?” Taken aback by the sudden question, Christian, Uli, and I nodded. Clearly, the man had overheard our conversation. His dark eyes shifted from the front of the store to the back. Stepping closer, he first cleared his throat, then whispered, … Continue reading

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ODE TO RESILIENCE

Words fail to make the leap from grey matter to tapping finger tips on keys they say “It’s because of Mercury” they say “the planet is retrograde” they say “that makes it a poor time for all forms of communication” … Continue reading

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IN A SAN FRANCISCO FRAME OF MIND

A visual treat today, inspired by this week’s Photo Challenge titled “Framed”

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KALAALLIT NUNAAT – Sound of Silence

Nature will do it every time – fill me with a sense of awe that is jaw-dropping. And she did not disappoint as our helicopter rushed over the spare landscape toward Ittoqqortoormiit. In summer, the remote village in East Greenland hugs the rocky shore of … Continue reading

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ICELANDIC ANTIPASTI

  Once I’d heard The Calling, answered it, and set the intention of being so overjoyed with the experience of a four-day dogsled trip in Green-land that I would do it again in a heart-beat, the fear of my eyeballs freezing in their sockets while I … Continue reading

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