Tag Archives: nature

NOTE TO SELF:

Why for you been dragging your sorry ass around like the world is coming to an end?  You’ve been acting badly, and you know it.  For example:  What’s up with all of the self-indulgent eating lately?  Remember how you changed … Continue reading

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I PROMISED CHICKENS . . .

So when we got back from the MK show and our brief but fab stay in Anchor Bay, California, I said I was going to include some photos of Mar Vista chickens.  But I did not deliver said chickens. Tonight I … Continue reading

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iPHONES, LONG SHOWERS, and THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MYSTERY

  A week ago I bought an iPhone, replacing the pathetic little Nokia that came with my two-year contract for business phone service with AT&T. Resistant to the inexorable march of modern technology, I have always been the last kid on … Continue reading

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Under the snow . . .

If there were actual snow where I am, which there’s not, so let’s just imagine . . .   under the snow there ‘d be crocuses and bulbs ever so close to unfurling into daffodils, freesia, tulips . . . My lack of … Continue reading

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RAIN STORIES

In this semi-desert, land of frequent drought, it has been raining off and on for over a week, with at least a weeks’ worth more predicted . . . and I find myself slipping into a rainy state of mind … Continue reading

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Flapjacks, the universe, and everything

So.  Time to deliver on the promised Flapjacks First:  Bob’s Red Mill  whole grain buckwheat mix.  Second:  My kind and obliging husband a-Sunday-mornin’-kitchening.  Third:  Boysenberry syrup and just the lightest film of butter.  Fourth (end result):  Pure and simple gastronomic contentment. So … Continue reading

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