Monthly Archives: October 2010

Nellie’s Little Halloween Adventure

Tweet October 31st, 2010 Believe it or not, there is another small fire burning in Boulder Canyon today, about two miles from us. It started on Friday, and is now about 70 percent contained.  My friend David could see the … Continue reading

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Old Friends; New Friends

Tweet October 15th , 2010 Thirty-Eight Days After the Fire I went shopping today. This is a Very Big Deal.  I had to make another trip to the vet for more meds for Nellie (who seems to be recovering nicely) … Continue reading

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Nellie Has a Very Bad Day

Tweet October 14, 2010 Five Weeks After the Fire Hello Friends, Yesterday when I woke up, Nellie was lying on the bed, shaking.  I jumped out of bed and tried to rouse her, but she just shook and whimpered. Oh … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Dark

Tweet October 10, 2010 Thirty-Three Days After the Fire Hello Dear Friends, I was talking to someone today, and she asked, “How are you doing?” I stopped and said, “That’s a rather complicated question right now.” It’s amazing how complex … Continue reading

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The Poetry of Loss

Tweet October 4th, 2010 Four Weeks After the Fire (After reading a previous entry, someone remarked, “You are a Poet of Loss.”) Hello Friends, I am looking into the closet of my tiny bedroom in this tiny cottage, and counting … Continue reading

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