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FAMILY AT THE RANCH

Posted on July 30, 2013, in My Blog, with 40 Comments

My daughter, Vanessa, and her family are with me at my ranch outside Santa Fe. They will have been here 10 days. I couldn’t come when I’d planned because I had hand surgery and there were complications and the surgeon didn’t want me flying. So my visit will only be a week. Still, it’s been glorious.

My daughter is very …

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GCAPP AUCTION WINNERS WITH ME IN NEW MEXICO

Posted on March 29, 2013, in My Blog, with 21 Comments

I have spent the last 5 days at my New Mexico ranch with 8 wonderful women from Atlanta. Some I have known for a long time, some were new to me. Let me explain.

Every year my non-profit, The Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential (GCAPP, which was recently renamed because we’ve expanded from an exclusive 18-year focus on …

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FOUR DAYS AT THE RANCH

Posted on March 11, 2013, in My Blog, with 41 Comments

I’ve been here with Troy and Simone and it has snowed and been beautiful.

I’ve waited 13 years to see wild turkey on the place. I’d been told there were flocks of them in times gone by. Suddenly here they are, encouraged by a little corn.

Turkeys from the kitchen window. I never thought I'd see the day! Those trees …

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NEW MEXICO NEW GARDEN

Posted on January 27, 2012, in My Blog, with 19 Comments

At my beautiful ranch. As I sat at my desk today writing, I watched the perfect snow storm…big, dry snow flakes coming down like in one of those glass shake ‘em up snow ball things. It didn’t last but so what. The sun came out and I saw a huge bird dive into the river and pull up a trout. …

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POST HOLIDAY FUN

Posted on November 30, 2011, in My Blog, with 4 Comments

Here are some post holiday photos with the family from this weekend…Enjoy!

Day after Thanksgiving brunch: Vegetarian Lasagna, broccoli, Hummus, garlic bread. Yum!

I have had these plates for 45 years…each one has a Zodiac sign.

Katie Keenan and guess who?

My granddaughter, Viva, is interviewing me for a school project. She was a smart interviewer.

Last night we had …

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My New Website

Posted on July 14, 2011, in My Blog, with 13 Comments

It’s graduation day! I am moving from a blog to a website. I feel I am growing up as a techie and I am so excited. I am doing this because I want to be able to share more with you about things that interest me, things I am involved with, things I am learning about, and things I get …

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FOOTBALL AND FUN

Posted on October 2, 2010, in My Blog, with 19 Comments

Denard Robinson, University of Michigan’s star quarterback, has done it again. On the first play of today’s game against Indiana he ran 72 yards for a touchdown. With only one minute 15 seconds to go, he lead Michigan down the field,  throwing a 42 yard pass and then running in the final, winning touchdown. First player in college football …

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FUN AT THE RANCH

Posted on September 27, 2010, in My Blog, with 19 Comments

Sept 26-27th

My childhood friend, Diana Dunn Coe, has moved to New Mexico, near Santa Fe, and she came to go riding with me and have lunch. When I first moved from California to Greenwich, Conn. at age 10, Diana became my best friend. We were both into horses and she got me into hunting/jumping. I was with her, at …

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HEADED FOR MY RANCH. HOORAY!!!

Posted on September 24, 2010, in My Blog, Tulea, with 27 Comments

Yesterday Richard and I headed for my ranch in New Mexico. Here’s a photo of Tulea in her carrier on the plane

The moon was majestically full as we drove from the airport—1 1/2 hours—to my ranch.

Today it is sunny and cool. A picture postcard day! And I have been inside all day working on my book which I …

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