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Puzzled

We ordered five 1000 piece puzzles and I opened one today to work on. Working a puzzle is like meditation. There is a box filled with 1000 pieces of chaos and slowly, through attention to color, pattern, shape, an order … Continue reading

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1953 Suburban Creche

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Second Night clean-up

We don’t have a dishwasher, well, except for the humans who live in this household. Usually after a big dinner party, JB and I get all the leftovers into the refrigerator and then first thing in the morning, we work … Continue reading

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My mother’s refrigerator

Refrigerators are those unique places in people’s homes where usually images of family and friends, shopping and to do lists, recipes and favorite sayings often appear. You can often read the intimate heart of a home by the informality of … Continue reading

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This moth is no dummy

Yesterday JB got a new printer and in the course of setting it up and cleaning all the dust that had accumulated around the old one, he discovered a moth that was hanging out near the lamp on his desk. … Continue reading

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Good to be OM

In two years our house will be 100 years old. We have already gotten a new roof, the windows and front porch painted, with all rotted wood replaced. Now we have a new gate for easy access to the side … Continue reading

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Flotsam and jetsam

Phew…lots of cleaning today. I worked my way through the immense pile of mail amassed since before we left for Japan. Last year, JB bought me this amazing pair of scissors (see below) that helped me speed through the political … Continue reading

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