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I Didn’t Come Here to Snivel…

But I do owe you, my loyal blog buddies, an explanation for my long absence.  

2017 has been, in so many ways, the most difficult year of my life–no small statement, since I’m 68.  

On November 5, my beloved cousin, my heart-twin and trail boss, Mary Ann Bleecker Readman, passed away after a long and difficult illness.  Since I was only six months old when she came into the world, I don’t remember a time when she wasn’t a big, big part of my life.  Without her, I feel like a table with a leg missing.  I’m pretty much lost.

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Return of the Blogger

I have missed you all!  

A lot has happened since my last blog–I traveled to Gettysburg in late June, to spend time with friends (Sandy and Janet, hello!) and check an item off my bucket list: watching part of the re-enactment of the famous battle of Gettysburg, which actually took place on July 1, 2nd and 3rd of 1863.  I saw the staging of Pickett’s Charge, which turned out to be a real disaster for the Confederacy.  And, certainly, for the actual troops involved. 

There were, of course, far fewer men on the field the day I visited than in

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A “ten gallon hat” can’t hold ten gallons of anything.

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