Tag Archives: friendship

The Power of One Little Flower

Well, I did it! I’ve been in my new house for 9 days now. I’m still trying to find places for some of my stuff in this smaller space, but overall the place feels like home now. I’ve got my … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

I said goodbye to a friend today and am feeling a deep sense of loss. I spent the afternoon helping him load his moving truck, along with another close friend. For the most part, the three of us tried to … Continue reading

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A Social Butterfly I’m Not

As promised, this time I’m showing you butterfly pictures from my trip to the Rio Grande Valley. And I want to talk more about something I mentioned briefly in my last post, the difficulties of traveling and making friends as … Continue reading

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Turning Inward

As I feared would happen, my latest “Extrovert Episode” ended abruptly and I found myself needing to step back from the world a bit. Well, that’s actually an understatement. Last Friday I had a meltdown. It’s been a long time … Continue reading

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What would you think if I told you I spent ten days at a birding festival and didn’t go birding? That’s not exactly what happened, but it sure felt like I did much less birdwatching this year at the Biggest … Continue reading

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