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About billwednesdayblog

Retired high school English and French teacher.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

These few lines are the blog posting for today. I will not plan a blog for Wednesday, June 29, but I plan to return to regular postings on Wednesday, July 6. THANK YOU for reading. I welcome comments, posted here … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

On the Deck. This week I have enjoyed sitting on my deck. I look and listen and dismiss thoughts and have fun being with no apparent purpose. Night. Twice this week I have tried to sleep with the window blinds … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

One Morning. The sun was so shining that the white of a snow peak led my eye down to the white of the cross near the roof of the Valley Bible Fellowship. Between the cross and the mountain crest were … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Snow in Late May. A front page headline in our local newspaper, Wet Mountain Tribune (May 26, 2022), features an article about our late snow. In ”Snow storms hammer the Valley,” W.A. Ewing writes, ”…our budded fruit trees buckle, and … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

FROM MY JOURNAL, MAY 18-24, 2022 Two Walks. Saturday, (May 21), noon. 34 degrees. It is snowing. I walk downtown Westcliffe because Silver Cliff roads are muddy. As I walk south, white clouds arise from the pavement and approach me. … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Spring. Just this week Guard, the aspen tree outside the bedroom window, has brought forth small green leaves on the lower branches. First spring green, the beautiful and delicate green that doesn’t last long. I think of Frost’s poem, “Nothing … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Prairie Dogs The prairie dogs displaced by the housing project have moved to the adjacent fields around it. On my walk to the post office, I was glad to see them chirping and running about from place to place in … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Today I continue the blog. The last posting was September 2, 2020. In My Wallet. I do not keep my change in a jar or other container. I spend it. My wallet has a buttoned pouch for coins. I sometimes … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

This short entry is the last posting of the blog. I am undertaking reading and writing projects to which I want to focus energy and time. Thank you for reading over the past months. Be in touch, if you’d like. … Continue reading

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Note. I will not post entries on the next two Wednesdays, August 19 and August 26. I plan to resume on Wednesday, September 2. A Downtown Walk. Tuesday morning. I walk up and down Main Street. There are hanging baskets … Continue reading

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