Monthly Archives: May 2018

2018 Tugaloo River Paddle

Last year, I had no way of knowing whether I would be able to paddle The Tugaloo River History Tour this year or not. A serious brush with cancer, chemo treatments, and recovery (that I'm still going through) zapped my strength. But guess what? I kept paddling through! Perfect Days are never perfect but [...]

Abandoned!

Last year while visiting western Pennsylvania, I couldn't help but notice the many farms that had been abandoned. Dairy farms were no longer in operation. Many had been owned by Amish families. The custom is to pass down the farm to the next generation, but the next generation has lost interest and moved or left [...]

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My Cocoa Joy

I'm so grateful that Cocoa is still with me. She's 13 and showing her age, but she still loves to go wherever I go. On this walk, I was struck with a couple of unchanging facts about this dog: She really wants to be with me, and she doesn't really care if anyone else is [...]