Category Archives: city life

the last day of winter

In the process of all the house planning, Chadd and I would often talk about our first winter in the new house. We’d talk about paint colours, and light and why I didn’t want white walls with all the large … Continue reading

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more snow

The snow movers are going full push, literally, as they try to clear the snow from the highways and streets. We have had so much snow this winter. Now that today is finally, finally, normal temperature, we will probably see … Continue reading

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good hearts, good people

The yard clean-up begins today, and I suppose this process would be much, much easier if the house was already sold. I wouldn’t be second-guessing how to re-arrange the few that are left so that the back yard still looks … Continue reading

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smell the flowers, find the bugs

Bugs, flowers, bunnies, weeds… Lunches, commuting, bills, groceries… Baseball, appointments, and a desk job… Logix, cement, backfill and floors… Birthdays and Father’s Day… And the weather is holding. And the socks are still being knit. Things are good right now. … Continue reading

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happy bunny

If I could keep the bunny out of the flower garden, and the deer out of the veggie garden, I’d be a happy bunny, too!

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nest building on a smaller scale

The sun is shining! The Logix on the basement is two blocks high! The sun is shining! June is a big month for us; being hopeful for an awful lot of progress on the house, it is so much better … Continue reading

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why are they tempting me with thoughts of spring?

I got our allotment renewal notice in the mail today. The ticket office of the local baseball team called this morning, wondering why I hadn’t bought our season tickets yet. But the snow drifts on both sides of the front … Continue reading

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