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JSTETSER
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Lightning
Monday, August 06, 2012      3 comments

3 A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about. 4 His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled. 5 The hills melted like wax at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the Lord of the whole... Read more
Thankful!
Sunday, August 05, 2012      6 comments

Today I'm thankful for quiet time in the morning to blog. Taking the time to write, pray and be thankful is something that calms me and brings life into a clearer focus for me. My Bible verse for the day is "Be anxious for nothing, but by p... Read more
Change has got to come!
Saturday, August 04, 2012      6 comments

Sometimes it can be easy to get stuck in a rut. When someone in your life is stuck in a rut, it can be even harder. I try to be supportive, but this is not helping bring about change. I may have to get tough to help my family member get out ... Read more
Piecing it all together
Friday, August 03, 2012      6 comments

In many ways, my mother and I were cut from different fabric. We do not agree on child rearing, politics, theology or housekeeping. When weíre together, we focus on two things: love of family and quilting. Quilting has brought us clos... Read more
Good things
Thursday, August 02, 2012      3 comments

A photo of my husband and I on Mt. Madison with Mt. Washington in the background. What a great time we had! Sometimes when things get rough, I sit back and remember all of G... Read more
I reached a new goal!
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      7 comments

For the past 2 years, I've been taking classes to gain another certification for my teaching job. On Friday, I had my exit interview, and I am now certified in General Special Ed along with ECE Sepcial Ed, Elementary ed and PreK. Just one m... Read more
New
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      3 comments

Old things have passed away, Behold, HE makes all things new. Saddleback Mountain in Rangely, Maine... Read more
Just one more peak
Monday, July 30, 2012      4 comments

This past Sunday has brought me close to meeting a six year goal: earning my 4,000 Footer New England patch. What does that mean? Iíve climbed 66 out of 67 New England peaks through heat, cold, high winds, snow and hail. Iíve had two wildern... Read more
Just one more Peak!
Monday, July 30, 2012      1 comments

My Sunday hike has brought me closer to a 6 year-long goal-hiking all of the 63 peaks in New England that are 4,000 feet in elevation or higher. Sunday I hiked Mt. Saddleback and The Horn, both are in Rangely, Maine. Over these 6 years, I'v... Read more
Invitation to you!
Saturday, July 28, 2012      2 comments

I am a presenter for the Appalachian Mountain Club. On August 7th at 6:30PM I will give a multimedia presentation on "Give a Hoot About Owls" at the Highland Center in Bretton Wood, NH. Please come if you can! ... Read more
Change
Friday, July 27, 2012      4 comments

Today my friend posted this: sometimes, everything changes by nothing changing--just because you change. take a deep breath and make another choice.... Read more
Older
Thursday, July 26, 2012      2 comments

At 56, I'm more active than I was at 36. I have more time to pursue my interests, and I'm really having a good time with this phase of my life. I'm making plans for retirement, and for that point when I can't climb peaks any more. I don't min... Read more
Still learning
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      2 comments

Today I'm thanking God for the abilitiy to learn and to grow, and I need YOUR help. How does a person add a profile shot? I have tried a number of times, and still, look like... Read more
Beauty
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      3 comments

Take time to enjoy the beauty around you. Take time to be thankful. A merry heart is like medicine to a tired soul. Share the joy!... Read more
The Mother Load
Sunday, July 22, 2012      4 comments

I have a 90 year-young mom who lives 90 minutes from my home. Visiting her is not always simple. When I teach, I only get to her house once or twice a month. Druing thesummer, the pressure is on to visit her every week. Today is my day. ... Read more

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