Tag Archives: Anne Arundel county

Perfect Dinner Companions

” We never run out of conversation,” said John and looked adoringly across the table at his wife. “We’ve lived long enough to have a lot of stories.” “And we’ve lived long enough to tell each of them a number … Continue reading

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Good for the Soul

I am trying to improve my noticing skills and I am also meant to be taking more exercise. The noticing will be helpful for writing and for coaching, and the exercise will be helpful for life. Walking is easier, I … Continue reading

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Back to the Beach: Anne Arundel County, MD.

Ms Monroe is on a mission. She has been hiking and hacking her way through land owned by Anne Arundel county where citizens and others are not encouraged.  The land, overgrown and inaccessible, covers many hundreds of acres and leads … Continue reading

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Hansel now speaks like a superhero. ” I am gone to seek mayhem” he announced at 8 o’clock this morning, throwing on his cape (well, really his hoodie) and mounting his bike. He returned half an hour later to report several … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness, Itchy Ankle-Style

Hansel is great in a crisis. He moved all the garden furniture into the shed and futility room, weighed down the trash cans with bricks and tied them together, and made sure the flamingo and figurehead from the front of … Continue reading

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Bring the Bucket–It’s Raining Again

To Killarney House yesterday for lunch with Gretel and her boyfriend. Time the Handsome Prince sampled  Irish cuisine if he is going to be family. Outside, it was raining hard and inside water was dripping from the ceiling in several … Continue reading

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Forget the Bride–It’s All About Me

The bride was not the only one to sport an elegant up-do at the wedding I attended on Saturday. My own unmarriageable mullet was teased, yanked and pinned into a magnificent mop top by Tina Bowles-Glass, the feistiest of them all at … Continue reading

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