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The Olympics: Still Watching and Learning

Track and Field isn’t really my cup of tea but many people love it and there are some exciting races to watch. The gold medal winner of the Men’s 100 Meter Hurdles race was just being interviewed as I turned on the television … Continue reading

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Sand Hills in Middle America! Who Knew?

Corn stalks forever. Hundreds of miles of cornstalks–from horizon to horizon. On our trip from Oregon to Georgia last summer we drove halfway through Nebraska on Interstate-80, then turned south toward Kansas just before we reached Grand Island. If the southwest … Continue reading

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Mini-vacation

Since my “about Tori” blurb states that I write every weekday I thought the right thing to do when I take time off is to let you, my reader, know about it. Due to the 4th of July holiday which … Continue reading

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Forest Ghosts and Forest Green

Sorry I didn’t post yesterday. I fell asleep! Here’s a new post. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Out of the lush fir and cedar forests There they stood — Ghost Trees. Marching down into the valleys And up the opposite hills. Lining up along … Continue reading

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Highland Games

Have you ever been to a Scottish Highland Games or Festival? I was invited to my first festival in 1998. Since then I’ve attended dozens of them and traveled to at least eight cities and communities in doing so. The … Continue reading

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