Category Archives: Oooh, shiny…!

For a brief moment, each creature is the youngest being on the planet

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On being outdone in story and storm

A new laundry meditation under dark skies and a warm wind, feeling my feet in their clogs, the lack of bite in the breeze on my neck, the sensation of each pin under my fingertips  as I nip it from … Continue reading

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This I believe.

We are all together on this ship and some of us will die sooner.  Some young.  I will grieve again, and comfort.  It may be me.  Those of us who are lucky will know ahead of time and not be … Continue reading

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On grin wrinkles

Really,  my life goal. No matter what else you build, when you work toward this, you have a good life.  Everything leads to this — keeping mad friends, carefully working on laugh wrinkles, a nice rug collection.  I’m well on … Continue reading

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On reconciliation, sheep and taxes

Me in a light pool in the dark with a Jack Russell on my feet, the breathing of children who have sneakily fallen asleep on the guest bed, and many months of QuickBooks bank statement reconciliation under my belt.  Wrapped … Continue reading

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On falling in love, a window.

Fifteen years ago we crossed the Pass coming home in the dark in an ice storm. We followed semis so we’d know where the road was and still tried to stay away from them as they staggered across the lanes … Continue reading

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On sneaky fostering of handwriting letters

“a lady’s traveling box” from Thomas Sheraton The Cabinet Maker And Upholster’s Drawing-Book (1793), with accessories for both writing and dressing… visit http://www.hygra.com/writing.html  for more fun! Or BLATANT fostering.  I promised some further resources to those who (thanks again!) all came … Continue reading

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