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We have heard the saying, "The only thing constant is change." Sometimes we fear the change that could come, rather than embracing it.
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The Trail Less Traveled
The trail less traveled
Wednesday's Monadnock hike took us past the Remote Campsites, over to,Gilson Pond, then on to the Ravine Trail and back to the Gilson PondCampground where we are staying. It was a beautiful, quiet hike with no other hi... Read more
Picture yourself happy and healthy!
If you can see it, you can be it! Picture yourself happy and healthy!
Everyone is taking photos of everything these days. I often remove close to half of my shots, and only a quarter of the hoots saved are used. I know the image that I ... Read more
The Trails I hike
Help Wanted and needed!
If you ever hiked on a trail, you need to consider helping to repair one. Not only will you be halting others, but you will be helping yourself. Trail work is great physical exercise, and you will learn some new skill... Read more
Renewable energy in me!
When most people talk about renewable energy, they are talking about solar or wind power. Today I am writing about the energy of our lives.
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Good deals at Goodwill
Understanding Good deals at Goodwill
Yesterday I went shopping in Goodwill store in Concord, NH. This was a different kind of shopping day. I didn't need anything. I was basically just looking for a good deal that I might use as a present, or... Read more
My sons are all grown up. The youngest just turned 34. How can that be?
One day they are young, then I turn around, and they are men with babies o... Read more
One Small Step Today
Every day, let's move forward in our health. I mean every single day, I'm going to take a small step forward. How about you? Let's do this together. We can reach our health goals and live a fuller life if we just keep moving forward. I am n... Read more
I believe in plan B
Sometimes our best plans to eat right and get in our exercise fail. We try our best, but there are so many things beyond our control, and our plans fail. Sometimes the plans of others and life can keep us from finding our own success. This is ... Read more
Home at last!
Over a week ago, I wrote about my sister who is homeless. Today, things are looking up for her! First, she was put on the waiting list for an apartment in a complex. This was good, but not what is needed. So we kept looking a... Read more
Monday was a hiking day! John and I started out from the White Ledges Campground, located south of Conway, NH. The weatherman promised us a warm day, so we got up early, and prepared for that promise.
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Doing the things I've never done
I've been asked to do something that I've never done. I teach children with special needs, and one student has speech difficulties. In order to motivate him to speak clearly, our team is going to create a movie starring this student. It will ... Read more
Going places I've never gone, doing things I've never done.
Going places I’ve never gone,
Doing things I’ve never done.
Growth is often measured by new experiences that a person has, and the new abilities that he or she gains. Today I’m going to talk about a new place, the Badger Factory in Gilsum,... Read more
The woodpile Workout
Yesterday was a beautiful day for what the Stetser Household calls the “Domestic Workout”. This is a workout that involves cutting trees, moving brush, and stacking wood. The other term for this is the “Woodpile Workout”.
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Blogging for Change
Sometimes, the answers that we seek are right inside our hearts. We just need to take the time to listen to our own heart, and write down what we hear. That is often the process that
I follow when I blog. It helps me to say YES! to life. ... Read more