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About billwednesdayblog

Retired high school English and French teacher.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Matters of Personality and Temperament. A good friend advised me, “Never spend the holidays alone.” I asked, “Why?” The Santa on the Neighbors’ Door. My neighbors have decorated their condo front door with a Santa head. The cap extends to … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Thanksgiving Tapas. Friends living in the country here invited me to Thanksgiving Tapas. Instead of a feast at a dinner table, we sat in the living room and enjoyed going to a table with small dishes and choosing from a … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 25, 2019

This Week’s Note to Eva. Dear Eva, I recently re-read One of Our, a novel by Willa Cather. I wrote down this quotation about the French language: “It was a language that couldn’t be mumbled; that had to be spoken … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Place. Home. Here are three quotations, the ideas of which I am starting to realize: “Find a Beautiful Place and Get Lost” (inscription on a table runner) “There is no such Beauty / As where you belong.” (Lines from “The … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Recycling. I take glass and tin and aluminum cans to one site; plastic to another; and paper to yet another. As I drop glass and cans into the bins, I make as much noise as I can. It’s fun to … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

This Week’s Note to Eva. Now that leaves have fallen, I can see through the window in my den a recently constructed large two-port garage. It is painted bright red and has a bright red roof. Topped with and surrounded … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

This Week’s Note to Eva. Monday, October 28, 2019. Dear Eva, This morning I awoke to gently falling snow. It was beautiful, fine-flaked snow. When the temperature rose to the mid-20’s, I cleaned the snow from the car and took … Continue reading

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