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Wadsworth Falls and the Living is Easy

In response to The Daily Post’s prompt: Carefree What’s the summer if not one jolly stream of “carefree” rolled into a bindle of sweaty tennis clothes and little chores I’d like to do, but maybe tomorrow? The living’s been easy … Continue reading

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When the interviewer gets interviewed

{Read the article: Part 1; Part 2} When you’re a timid introvert, a perk of being a reporter is that you’re never the subject of the story. Fresh out of college, I worked as a reporter for a small town … Continue reading

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COMPLETED: 101 Things in 1001 Days

COMPLETED: 101 Things in 1001 Days I completed 101 things in 1001 days, a quest that took a lot of my energy for the last two and three-quarter years, but gave back more than it took. My list took me … Continue reading

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Climb a tree, take three: I’ll take it

Make like a tree and leave. Earlier post: Go climb a tree Climb a tree, take two: Failure again A week ago, my husband dragged a ladder out to the backyard for me and stood by to take a picture … Continue reading

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Go climb a tree

UPDATE: I declared this didn’t count, and redid it–Climb a tree, take three: I’ll take it “I wish we were stuck up a tree Then we’d know that it’s nicer below” – “I Can Learn,” The White Stripes #12 (101 … Continue reading

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Confronting the Abyss at Trapeze School New York

“Advice from a veteran trapeze performer: Throw your heart over the bars and your body will follow.” — Unknown Harness on, I looked out from the rooftop trapeze school toward Manhattan’s Freedom Tower and gave a half-hearted acknowledgment when my … Continue reading

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Terror at Three Feet

Image Source: D. Sharon Pruitt I fumed as I shifted my weight from left to right, halfway up to the attic. My husband had left the ladder down, and it blocked the hallway nearly completely. Trying to squeeze around it … Continue reading

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Up and Down: Travel Bucket List

Travel bucket half full: Places I’ve loved 1. Fill up and put down a pint of Guinness, Ireland When a bartender now sloshes an entire pint of Guinness into a glass and hands it over, my husband jokes about jumping … Continue reading

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