Tag: Lois Bryan

Moonshine On The Snow

A wintery scene, an old stone barn surrounded by snow-laden fields all lit with the magic of a full moon … a scene from my imagination … and from my life. I can remember sitting in the backseat of the

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Approaching Storm At Antietam

I am a leaf-peeper.  A bona-fide, card carrying, dyed in the wool autumn leap peeper.  This past fall was a bit of a let down, though I did give it the old college try, I was disappointed with the images

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Hidden Gems

One of the odd things I like about the internet is sometimes tripping over a pretty cool quote. A personal favorite, which at times I’ve added to my bio here (and may be here now?), is by author Roald Dahl who wrote

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Portable Magic

I’m not a hoarder, I’m really not … but I do admit that once I love a book, it’s pretty hard to let it go. In fact, I don’t.  If I didn’t hate it (yes, there have been a few),

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Days Of Discontent

I visited Antietam National Battlefield in October of 2016 .. I’ve been here before. Years ago I was a parent chaperone for one of my son’s high school field trips. That was my first visit, or so the rational side

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The Summer Cottage

My family and I lived not too far down the road from this little vine-covered cottage for nearly 30 years. Though she’s long-deserted and becoming quite dilapidated, she fascinated me. Even if the sign on her door’s message is an

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Calico Kitten

An adorable calico kitty sits on the edge of the porch on a gentle spring afternoon. I can’t help wondering what has captured her attention. The lawn and garden are dancing with butterflies and moths, enjoying the warmth of the

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The Long Hot Summer

Well, here we are in mid September and my last blog post was all the way back in the beginning of July.  No excuse is good enough … though I did catch a whopper of a cold right around the

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Open Wide And Say Ahh

As a general rule, I’m not a summer person.   No, for right now I’m not talking about colors … remember that craze a few years back where we were all sectioned off into the four seasons according to whatever

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