Well, it took a few blog posts like Karen's to get me back to writing.
So, what has kept me away for so long...you may ask? One of the main draws has been Facebook...it's easy "like" button or quick comment -- who has time to think a matter through, and then construct a note or story?
Lest you think FB is an addiction....I have also been spending this fall enjoying daily, outdoor exercise -- and am enjoying the health and fitness aspects that walking, raking leaves or biking brings.
I've also been doing many landlady duties/calls regarding repairs and improvements...meeting new neighbors....serving friends who are moving in or moving out of new homes...fun Saturday coffee time with family...
This past summer brough several weddings and vacation travel -- a new car that I am thoroughly enjoying via the Cash for Clunkers program ---
and updates/connections from friends, family and coworkers who have travelled to or lived in Uganda, Tanzania, Malaysia, Phillipines, Bangladesh for a season or time...
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