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The Open Window

April 17, 2012


We had quite the “scorcher” yesterday: hot, humid, hazy. We left the windows open last night lest we dissolve into a sweaty puddle and evaporate into nothingness overnight. April weather is generally very unsettled, so it was no surprise to wake up absolutely freezing the next morning. As I went to close the window, the […]

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WFW: Spring is Here

April 27, 2011


My beloved spoke, and said to me: “Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth; the time of singing has come, And the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land. “The fig tree […]

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The Vernal Equinox Commences

March 24, 2011

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aka, Spring is Here! Well, that’s the news according to the stars and planets all situated precisely in the cold, indifferent solar system. Here on planet earth, things are a little messier. But spring is here. OK, I know we had a couple of inches of snow yesterday. But almost all of it is gone! […]

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Spring Shopping

March 24, 2011

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It must be old age. I’ve NEVER been much of a clothes hound, never liked clothes shopping, and I never felt justified inspired to shop for new clothes as soon as the new season dropped. But gee, I bought myself some new sneakers last week, and it felt great! (Just so you know, I haven’t […]

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Atlas Slumped

March 5, 2011


Is it lack of sunshine? End-of-the-winter blues? Exhaustion? I’m bushed. And it seems that I’m barely chipping into the mountain of work that stares at me, day after day. If I got no sleep and just worked for the next week, I might be caught up. Ugh! My house has never been messier, I’ve never […]

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