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Stories and Photos of Our Lives Together

This page brings it all together: stories, photos, events, and other news of note. It’s essentially a community  “blog”, designed to evolve and expand to be interesting and helpful. Now our shared focus is on COVID-19, and especially the silver linings sparkling through during these challenging times.

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CCL Weekly Update – 7/14/22

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CCL Weekly Update – 7/14/22 Celebrating our connected community, together This coming Monday, July 18th, 11am - 1pm, CCL and the Orford Senior Center co-host the fourth almost-annual Lawn Party Luncheon at the Teccas’ home on th [...]

Monday’s Menu: Spinach Salad

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Spinach Salad Submitted by Michael Whitman 1 lb. spinach 3/4 cup red onion, sliced fine and then chopped 1/4 lb. feta cheese, crumbled 1/2 cup pecans, chopped coarsely 1/4 cup chopped crisp bacon 1/2 to 1 cup quartered cherry to [...]

CCL Weekly Update -7/7/22

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CCL Weekly Update – 7/7/22 Wishing you a life filled with love, happiness, and good health. As we continue to welcome refugees to the Upper Valley, we seek to understand and embrace their cultures, worldviews, and religions. Our [...]

CCL Weekly Update – 6/30/22

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CCL Weekly Update – 6/30/22 Fireflies and the Fourth of July I understand that this Fourth of July may be challenging for any number of reasons; just watch the news. Viral posts are even going so far as to say things like, “My a [...]

CCL Weekly Update 6/23/22

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CCL Weekly Update – 6/23/22 Sincere thanks to everyone who contributes… Nearing the end of June, we all seem to wonder at the peculiar weather business happening. Nothing consistent – just big temperature fluxes, winds and green [...]

Poem – Summer Solstice

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Timely Poems, Selected by Stephanie Carney Summer Solstice  
by Sharon Brogan -Sitka 1993- This day blooms under wide meadows of sky. We lay our sun-stunned bodies in constellations of clover and buttercups. Salmonberry bubbles [...]

CCL Weekly Update – 6/16/22

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CCL Weekly Update – 6/16/22 June 21st, 5:06am – a special dawn. I believe it suffices to say that the last 2+ years have brought about unique challenges and equally unique successes. Many things through the pandemic have changed [...]

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