Tag Archives: MS Walk

A Brisk Walk in Good Company

Yesterday’s bright sunshine belied the cold temperatures along the mouth of the Merrimack River in Newburyport, Massachusetts. The few wispy clouds moved quickly across the horizon as though seeking warmer air over the Atlantic ocean, following the West Wind eastward. And groups of people dressed in winter’s warmer clothing gathered at the waterfront park to …

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Last Day before Spring, with 12″ of Snow

I’m reminding myself that snow days used to be a blessing in my life ~ a gift from God, and a chance to catch up on correcting, grading, reporting, planning, collecting materials and the myriad list of chores that teachers do at home evenings and weekends ~ chores that always competed with family activities and …

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Journey of Hope Quilt Nears Finishing.

Ten days into the new year, I shared a photo with you of the beginnings of a anew quilt I am making: Journey of Hope is the name of the quilt, and of the MS Walk for which it is being made. The quilt will be used as a fundraiser, to benefit the MS Center …

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Walking to Beat the Monster

Each year since diagnosis in 2007, Rick and I have walked five miles with the MS Walk fundraiser. The first year we walked through Marblehead Neck, a beautiful area alongside the Atlantic Ocean on a peninsula, with a gentle hill through an attractive neighborhood and then along the ocean wall. We began that walk with …

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