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In Texas

Posted by Edith Cook on Thursday, January 19, 2017, In : Personal 
Wintering in Texas, in a travel trailer on my son's second property:  Time to unpack



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2017 has arrived

Posted by Edith Cook on Monday, January 9, 2017, In : Personal 
Happy New Year, Dear Readers!

for most of 2016, I was unable to access this page. Now that the difficulties have been cleared, I want to mention that I currently winter in Southeast Texas--you'll see some pictures soon. Fo now, here is a snapshot of the hunters in my family: Walter, my oldest (second from left) and Frank, my middle son (first on left) with Frank's two sons, Brett (to the right of Walt) and Colton (first on the right). Frank and family (spouse not shown) visited Walter and fami...
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From my Big Bend Adventure in Texas

Posted by Edith Cook on Monday, April 4, 2016,
This was in February 2016. Nice break from WYO winter.

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My birthday today

Posted by Edith Cook on Monday, February 8, 2016, In : Personal 
Currently I'm a Wyoming snowbird wintering in Texas. Glad to be escaping the Wyoming winter. It's balmy and sunny hereabouts, near College Station in East Texas. 

Here's my family and I (my granddaughter to my left) about to leave their home for a dinner and show. 


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Sneak Preview

Posted by Edith Cook on Sunday, November 1, 2015, In : Reading Life 
As promised, a sneak preview of the column I submitted  to the editors of Wyoming Tribune Eagle and Casper Star Tribune for this week's publication, likely for Saturday, Nov. 7, 2014. The essay is something of a mixed bag--let's see what headlines the respective editors devise.

Driving down the road many years ago, I heard a song on the radio so arresting, I pulled over to give it my full attention. It was Roberta Flack, performing her composition, “The First Time Ever,” a paean to...

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Posted by Edith Cook on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, In : Personal 
For the past three weeks I have vacationed in Texas, residing with my son and family. The idea was to escape the Wyoming cold. Ironically, the month of February has been exceptionally warm in Cheyenne. Perhaps this is part of the overall pattern of climate change. Whatever the case may be, I'm sure to get hit with a snowstorm the moment I return. For now, however, I'm enjoying a balmy climate, though the last few nights have brought freezing temps even here.

 Soon after I left to head back to ...
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The Winds of Change--in Wyoming

Posted by Edith Cook on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Personal 

It had to happen: I took the leap. After eight years of living here, becoming part of the community, I put my Cheyenne, WY, home on the market. I found out I can list online with and signed up with the company. Since I am friends with several realtors, I’ve also alerted them that I’m willing to work with anyone who is an agent for buyer.

Once my son and family announced they were moving to Texas for professional reasons, I knew I would downsize: they’d often used my hom...

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About Me

Edith Cook Though I now live in Wyoming, I make frequent return trips to California with visits to travel club members along the way. At home I play classical guitar, enjoy gardening and cooking, and participate in group yoga. Getting together with family and friends is high on my agenda. I value people who write or make music and love it when my adult children and their offspring play their instruments, sing songs with me, or discuss what they read and write. Such gatherings help me cope with the losses in my life, which have been severe. Next year I hope to visit family in Germany.



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