Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bugs

Originally posted on From the Keyboard:
I have my favorites: cicadas, which are big and noisy and easily confused into slapstick maneuvers when they occasionally wind up indoors; moths, which must be escorted out before they head for the closet…

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How To Not Quit, Even When You Want To

Originally posted on Eva Lesko Natiello:
Some scenes are too hard to write. Sometimes your brain starts to hurt just thinking about what should happen next. Most of the time it comes down to those pesky characters. What are they…

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Things

Originally posted on From the Keyboard:
Minton China Waste Bowl ( 1812-1815) What are you saving?  Keeping in that drawer, or cabinet, or closet for the right moment? I was brought up at a time when parents taught their children…

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… the fallacy of warnings …

Originally posted on Course of Mirrors:
time ago, my son climbing a tree I shudder when I hear a parent shout, ‘Don’t run into the road – you’ll be will be hit by a car,’ or, ‘Don’t climb that tree…

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Little Free Libraries: Don’t Let The Word Little Fool You

Originally posted on Eva Lesko Natiello:
When I first saw a magazine story a few years ago about Little Free Libraries, before I read it, I jumped ahead to look at the photos. Yes, it was true. For the most…

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SECOND SIGHT a fairy tale

Originally posted on From the Keyboard:
“Landscape with a Mill in the Moonlight” by Aert van der Neer (1613-1677) ? There’s a legend about justice and equality, balance and retribution. It’s an ancient tale whispered in front of hearths on…

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Saying Goodbye

Originally posted on Autumn Leaves:
We’re at T- minus five days until the move. I’ve collected seventeen garden bags of stuff given to charity, given away a dining suite, sofa, chairs desk, table and more assorted furniture. Taken one load…

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A Different Way of Seeing

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
I wrote this several years ago, and it was published in the anthology entitled On Being a Pharmacist: True Stories by Pharmacists, compiled and edited by Joanna Maudlin Pangilinan and J. Aubrey…

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House of Alternative Worship

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