are no descriptions that I've found capable of really expressing
the past few years.
today, it appears that there is still a lot of ground to cover
along this particular stretch of road.
time... WAY in the future... I may try to find
some words that do explain it. For now, I'm drained and frustrated
and... honestly... I just want to grab on to something in the
chaos that I can control.
let's get back to work (as much as we can).
around the site. Catch up on the archived material. Enjoy the
new stuff that's coming.
your friends to visit. Live and follow and retweet and share
Backpackville posts on social media.
thing in closing this month's introduction...
Thank you for the consideration and support. I've received a
lot of messages and kind thoughts during these challenges, and
I will never be able to tell you how much it means.
your family and friends you love them. Take a moment to enjoy
that one extra hug. Cherish it all.
wish you the best... nothing but the best... stay safe, and
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pause in the organized stuff for this program... the effort to
support community treasures will be back in February 2022.
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a bit of a bonus, there are a couple of pages over at Facebook
that we'd like to nod in the direction of...
Just Drifts Away -- A page at Facebook
for Bob's published and professional writing efforts.
Paws and Puppy Love -- A fun page on
Facebook where we celebrate Lady, Travis, Molly and Gus... along
with their friends (and ours).
would be incredibly grateful if you took a few minutes to check
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account, our on-going appreciation and ever-lasting gratitude
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that information is always welcomed by us.
a great month folks... and thank you again for all of your attention
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