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    The Need for Quiet

    We live in a noisy world. Yep, noise pollution is a thing. Sometimes it comes with people. Other times it comes with the machines we can no longer live without. Have you ever listened to the silence that comes when the power goes out of your home? That louder than thunder stillness in which you can hear your heart beat. You hear every creak of the house and every raindrop on the roof, wondering if you will ever be able to fall asleep. When we lose power at home, I go a bit into survival mode, but once we have light and everyone is settled down, I grab my notebook…

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    A Summer Solstice Walk

    Tonight my husband and I walked the road near our house. Enjoying the sun and warmth while getting some much-needed exercise. It is also the summer solstice. I think I read that there will be 14+ hours of daylight. This is a good thing. We realized as we walked that the heat is finally here. Its been such a cold and wet spring that it hasn’t felt much like summer. Not anymore. We talked about a lot of things as we walked; work, people we know, growing older. All subjects that are important to us for various reasons. Walking seems to be a good place to talk. To get away…