Author Archives: Laura

8:46/19

We made sour cherry jam. So far, there have been 23 little jars. Next, there might be rhubarb jam. And a few rhubarb platz. Can you tell that my work world got turned upside down? I can, not only because … Continue reading

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1:29/29

A thought that crossed my path last night: We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. E.M. Forster So many things changed over the … Continue reading

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12:07/25

The instant (not to mention hot, and so very, very dry) summer-like weather has me thrown completely off kilter. At least, that’s what I’m blaming for now. I started back at my summer job at the end of April, and … Continue reading

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unplanned absence and return

I had to answer a question from the past yesterday, and realized that I had the best answer available on the blog. And hello again. The unplanned absence was a direct result of “just not feelin’ it” and the resulting … Continue reading

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so you stole my watermelon

…and then came back for the pumpkins. When you found they were already harvested (by me) you decided to take a knife, cut off a perfectly emerald green pumpkin (one of the only two left) and leave it where I … Continue reading

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now september

I have been doing, doing, doing, chipping away at to-do lists, and still feeling like so much to be done. I don’t know if that is a September thing or not. A subsequent trip to the garden revealed that someone … Continue reading

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this day

*** A beautiful day for a bike ride with Elena. I took her a little over half-way along my bike ride to work. It was the first time she got to ride my commute, and she was impressed with me; … Continue reading

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