Giving Thanks

A reblog is in order today, as I have busied myself with an early and festive Turkey Trot, getting the bird into the oven, a snowy woods walk with my sweetie, and now peeling potatoes! The day proves to end with a most yummy meal, but first let me leave you with this post from 2019, and all my very best wishes for a happy Thanksgiving, xxoo

Nine Cent Girl

There are many days that come in with a brilliant dawn and race into blue. Days when every piece fits with precision and one knows exactly why they are doing what it is they do. These are the golden days we cheer on, the days we hold on to, the very ones we celebrate. But there are others. Messy and awkward and ugly. When we wander, lost, lonely and even in fear. Today, we gather those up too, as we scoop up the mashed potatoes onto our too full plates, and unburden ourselves with those who know us, and yet, love us still.

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London: where history meets the future

I planned to write something quite different tonight, but as Britain has lost a beloved Queen today, my thoughts return to London and wandering amidst her town. A legend, who early on captured her people with these iconic words, “I cannot lead you into battle, I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else, I can give you my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.” Heart and devotion for 70 years! Wow, nothing but gratitude for such a grand lady. Read on to enjoy one of my memorable London visits!

Nine Cent Girl

I’ve returned home after a glorious week traipsing around London! Yes, impossible to see it all or do it all, but one can catch a glimpse, and for this traveler the sights were awe-filled. What struck me more this visit than any other is the fast-paced new-innovations that are capturing the cityscape, and the fact that these new wonders reside along with all the historical treasures the UK boasts.


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Week in Review

I decided to look back on a June a few years ago, and I discovered that as much as I thought my life and those around me was drastically changed and uprooted these last two years, much is the same, as in these vibrant and joyous early Summer days. I hope as you read on, you feel that too. xxoo Nine Cent Girl

Nine Cent Girl

Ruby-throated hummingbird. Black bear. Angry man. Naked girl. This week’s random moments. Ever stop and think on what you see, and hear, and take in, and what that all means in review? Well, here I go.

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