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GOOD COMPANIONS

Okay, I’ve been remiss, but I have reasons. My computer died and I’ve been away getting intensive (read: in hospital) physical therapy. Then Charlie recovered whatever software needed recovering and I recovered some confidence that, with ever more adaptations, I … Continue reading

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SUMMER STYLES

With changing appetizers available from the Produce Lady, summer eases into August. Little carrots, sugar snap peas, and native strawberries have passed, but green beans and broccoli florets dipped in cabbage slaw are a new favorite, grape tomatoes are still … Continue reading

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FIRST THINGS FIRST

Maybe the rain came to prevent more dawdling, maybe not; but there must be a reason behind the continuing wet. Rain dampens, so to speak, any enthusiasm for morning coffee on the deck, so with thermos I’ve moved inside to … Continue reading

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CRUSADE: GOOD NEWS

THE PIER IS FREED! Good times are at hand. In what surely ranks as a minor miracle, the Water Quality Project People have unlocked, de-fenced, and opened the Pier through August!  This is GREAT NEWS.   Though their reasons were probably … Continue reading

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BIG (SALT)WATER MOVIES?

The inaugural wearing of the very large, very soft, very warm big wooly sweater with very long sleeves and detached collar proved once again that strange knittings are very much better than no knittings. And as we sat, toasty on … Continue reading

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READING AND SUMMER UPDATE

The ending of David Grann’s The Lost City of Z was satisfactory, much like Nicholas Clapp’s The Road to Ubar, but I wanted a book with more search detail, like Ubar. I hate reviewers who review the book they wish … Continue reading

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FICTION LIES? I DON’T THINK SO.

Did you hear or read about the Russian cargo ship that recently went missing for two weeks? The BBC noted the event a number of times, speculated that the ship may have managed some down time to deliver arms to … Continue reading

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