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Retired high school English and French teacher.

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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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Colorado Armchair Travel. Congratulations to Craig in Durham, North Carolina; Dave in Denver, Colorado; and Vic in Stevensville, Montana. They sent in correct answers to last week’s quiz. Thanks to all who played. Like Adam. I do not know the … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

August. Welcome, last full month of summer. Some will celebrate Lughnasadh (Lammas) on August 1. According to The Old Farmer’s 2020 Almanac, the full moon, the Sturgeon Moon, will be August 3. The new moon will be August 18. The … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Good Things of Summer. I awake at dawn by bird song, enhanced by a rooster’s crowing. Early morning temperatures in are in the low 50s. Temperatures during the days reach high 70s. As I leave my condo in the morning, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Crossword Puzzle Fun. I enjoyed working out the answers to these clues, from Puzzle 33, by Richard Hughes in The New York Times More Tuesday Crossword Puzzles, Vol. 2, edited by Will Shortz. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2014. Clue: Get angry, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

On Walks. Summer invites indolence, and I accept the invitation. Wildflowers are here on roadsides and fields and empty lots. There are several kinds of small yellow ones and several kinds of white ones. In late summer and early fall … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Welcome, July! We made it to July, one of the two full months of summer. According to Old Farmer’s Almanac, the Full Moon, the Buck Moon, will be July 5. Most of us will celebrate July 4 without the usual … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Welcome, Jeanette! I bought a house plant this week, a mature Golden Pothos. It let me know that its name is Jeanette. It will be in the den. My other house plant, which I’ve had for a couple of decades, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Bill Invents a Sandwich! I made a new sandwich this week. Since I made it for Monday night’s supper, I call it “Le Sandwich de Lundi.” I took two slices of Oroweat Jewish Rye Bread and smeared them with cheap … Continue reading

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