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On the Verge of Homeless – Part 2

Posted on October 29, 2015 by CAROLEJEAN’SCAPERS@WORDPRESS.COM14 Comments When Linda assured me that not only was I welcome in her guest house, I was a much needed cheerful presence as she has suffered the loss of too many close friends in the last year or so. We are at that […]


Carole Connolly Author, Living Life To The Fullest!

Trashy Trek

  I took Extra-Large Toby for a walk in the woods. It’s more than just the woods – it’s the wilderness. As we passed the sign announcing we were entering the National Forest System, I was enveloped by a feeling of peace. The tall pine trees and enormous boulders are spectacular! Some […]


How to Not Grow a Pineapple 7

  Carla knows plants. The other day I saw her digging in the dirt with a smile on her face. “I’m planting pineapples!” she announced as I passed by with Toby, my Chocolate Lab, on our morning walk. She waggled one of the pineapple tops in the air. “It’s easy. […]

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Roca Verde Fire

FIRE! FIRE! What do You Grab? 11

Ironically, I was going through my closet looking for clothing to donate to the fire victims of Heredia, Costa Rica when I smelled smoke. I walked outside and there were white particles floating in the air. Ashes! Was this something I created in my head while I was thinking of […]