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The Delight of Being Retired

Horsetooth Reservoir, Fort Collins, CO

I recently read a book titled The Delight of Being Ordinary by Roland Merullo. It was a story about the Pope and the Dali Lama hiding out for a few days in the garb of ordinary people. They wanted to be unseen by others so they could see the world again. I love the title

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Day 7 – Walking the Beat

Fort Collins, Colorado neighborhood - house

Walking new neighborhoods in my city is something I enjoy doing. This neighborhood is a popular one because of the beautiful trees that line the streets, the islands that separate one side from the other (a trolley car used to run down this street and the trolley rails are still in place), and the unique

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November mixup

For me, November is about mixing things up. It’s about the road less traveled, discovering new trails, meeting new people, joining, moving, painting, and connecting. I am doing all of the above. One of the items on my November list was to hike a new trail. I did that this week and it was stunning.

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Counting my blessings

A way to help me feel grounded and sane is to count my blessings. I believe when I acknowledge the good in my world, I am opening the door to more goodness. One thing in my world is the weather. Where I live in Colorado has been the most amazing autumn I can remember in

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