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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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On the last of the lambs

Having gloried in the decision to wear a sundress and wedge heels to a child friend’s Saturday birthday party, I yet launched myself upstairs (yay wedge heels!) and ripped myself out of them and back into work pants as Tullia … Continue reading

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On the coming of the lambs

Our first Icelandic lamb came yesterday.  Black with spotting and grey underneath, she has amazing chocolate eyespots and a white topknot and streak.  She is curly all over, legs about eight inches long.  She had a weak, shivering spell for … Continue reading

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Emerson on intellect…

If you gather apples in the sunshine, or make hay, or hoe corn, and then retire within doors, and shut your eyes, and press them with your hand, you shall still see apples hanging in the bright light, with boughs … Continue reading

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Sneak a ski

I was working on an invoice last night when Dusan came in.  Too suddenly it was time to be cooking dinner, but I found myself sent instead out for a quick solo ski with Bebe.  This Jack Russell is sixteen … Continue reading

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On the Closing of the 4B

Dropped Dusan off at the airport for the 6:25am flight, got a new client while there and came to the 4B before it closes for good on Sunday.  Coconut cream pies, orange bar stools, coffee and little non-dairy creamers in … Continue reading

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