Category Archives: Creativity

Nature’s Lesson

This morning’s foggy start in Tioga finally provided cooler temps, making it pleasant   for a bike ride on the Lamb’s Creek trail. Not even a mile into the 8-mile round trip journey, this velvet-horned buck and his family posed for … Continue reading

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What’s your best characteristic?

Character  “…moral strength; self-discipline, fortitude, etc…” (Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition) Martin Luther King had it right.  True education goes beyond the books. Being rational, reasonable and able to think critically and analytically all factor into one’s character.  … Continue reading

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What does it mean to live simply?

What does it mean to ‘live simply’?  Strange enough, I think we know what it DOESN’T mean more than we do what it does mean. For me, it doesn’t mean going shopping for things I don’t really need.  It doesn’t … Continue reading

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I need a hair cut!

I NEED A HAIRCUT!!

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Birds and Blooms

    For the past week, spring has shown signs of turning into summer.  I can see it through the geese and goslings in my yard.  These little ones are losing their yellow tint and beginning to get longer necks, a tell-tale sign … Continue reading

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Are You Listening to the Universe?

Well, I’ve returned from a six-month hiatus from my blog.  The stresses of remodeling a home for nearly three years took over so the blog got put on the back burner. But now that I’m FINALLY moved into my ‘new’ … Continue reading

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Create a clear vision

Do you have a vision? A year ago, I did.  I had a vision of a new home, one that was functional, easy to keep clean and as maintenance free as possible. A year ago, this is where I was … Continue reading

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Create your Passageway

       A new door garnishes the south-facing wall on my property on the Canal.   There’s no deck yet to get in (it’s on the second floor), but soon enough that will be. It’s exciting to think of … Continue reading

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What shape are you?

Blizzard Jonas was here and gone but his presence has definitely been felt.  We got around two feet of snow after a milder-than-normal winter with barely a dusting of snow all season. Besides the snow, you can see the remnants … Continue reading

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Challenge for a New Year’s Resolution!!

by Kathy Ruff Like the mountain covered in fog in this picture, the year ahead lies before us hidden out of view.  The fog will lift and what’s hidden now will be revealed like each day in 2016. Looking back … Continue reading

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