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SEAGULLS COME SQW-WA-ACKING

SEATTLE POST 4 Mom-gull was watching over about twelve fuzzy chicks who were mostly resting in the shade of the roof, except for the wandering outliers. Mom-gull was alert, but not moving. Knowing little that matters about seagulls, I wake … Continue reading

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GOOD SEARCHES MATTER

What is wrong with these people? Jonah Lehrer, riding high, invents a quote from Bob Dylan and expects it to pass. Why? Especially when Bob Dylan’s relatively few words, often cryptic and/or mumbled, are so much considered. Jonah Lehrer hasn’t … Continue reading

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SEARCH BOOKS COMING

Okay, I’ll admit it. Jar City is slow going. Well written, just unintriguing. Maybe I’ve watched too much Law and Order and I already live among Scandinavians, but this police procedural with its “painful inevitability” addresses crimes, criminals, victims, police, … Continue reading

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NEWSPAPER FOLLOW-UP, QANON MOSTLY

It’s best to read yesterday’s post first because this one mostly builds on QAnon comments therein.  Herein, I am quoting at length from Farhad Manjoo’s NYT article because I worry that my links don’t always go through, and no one … Continue reading

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COVID OR N0: READING, PART 1, NEWSPAPERS

It’s a little exciting. Two of you asked what I have been reading during COVID.  Among my faithful readers, two requesters is Legion.  So this is a little exciting.  But let’s face it: COVID or not, I read a lot. … Continue reading

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COVID 6: SORT OF HAIKUS

SORT OF HAIKUS, always 17 syllables, or HOW I SPEND MY VIRAL CONTAGION 1.  The lobby statue / sits with ears up, moving eyes, / and masked m-utterings. 2.  It’s a statue. It’s / a bot. No; it’s a chair-full … Continue reading

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COVID 5: DAY BRIGHTENERS

It’s a dark, very dark day…  Charlie says the apocalypse is upon us; the viral and wildfire smokey particulates are winning.  Disaster Trump  lurks.  And wonderful RBG dies.  I call it the big unpleasantness, because I am his mother.       … Continue reading

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COVID 19 NOTES 4, MORE DAY BRIGHTENERS

We were quarantined again.  Fortunately, Day Brighteners were not.  These are some of my favorites. Forever lattes!  Charlie has a new phone which means that, with the Starbucks’ mobile app he can now upload, he can always pick-up lattes, even … Continue reading

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COVID 19 NOTES,3

JUST IN: A COVID-maybe worker lurks and we are confined…again.               The COVID comes, the COVID goes … up and down, but never away.  Sigh. Life is Groundhog Day, temporarily sheltering (now,even more)-in-place  Thank heavens … Continue reading

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COVID19 NOTES 2, PLUS

AVOIDING THE VIRAL CONTAGION LIFESTYLE NOTES:  We of the poetry group met  monthly to have fun with  favorite poems.  My choices always seemed to be better with a change or two.  For instance, Emily Dickinson’s poem “To Make a Prairie” … Continue reading

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