Author Archives: Carolyn Hawkins

What would you have done if you were in my shoes?

Several of us went to a fabric dyeing class taught by Mark Sherman last month. We were warned to wear old clothes in case of wayward dye. This sounded like an opportunity to us, so we bought white tennis shoes … Continue reading

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"Element" of surprise

As I drove to work on the Monday after Easter, much to my dismay, I verified a statistic. In a survey conducted by Progressive Insurance, it was found that “There is a higher likelihood of an accident when you are … Continue reading

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In Memory of Bentley

Bentley died in February. I think of him often, especially when I explore our yard. When he was healthy, Bentley would go outside with me and scout out all “points of interest”. I his honor, today I went on a … Continue reading

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Busy as a . . .

The other day I noticed several bumblebees on the few remaining cosmos flowers because, unlike most bees I’ve seen, these bees were not flitting from flower to flower. They were curled up on the flowers and very still. They appeared … Continue reading

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A colorful walk on Thanksgiving Day

QB and I went for a walk this morning and saw bits of color along the way: Happy Thanksgiving from QB and the rest of us.

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