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April 9—Chicago

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February

It has always been the shortest month. It has always felt like it goes on forever. Ah February, la plus ça change, la plus ça reste la même.

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Seasonings

First snow of the season, first meal of the season inside (salmon, rice, red cabbage and raisins) in front of IB’s Japanese window screens because it is too cold to eat on the back porch, first Satsuma mandarins of the season … Continue reading

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“The Snow Man” by Wallace Stevens

One must have a mind of winter To regard the frost and the boughs Of the pine-trees crusted with snow; And have been cold a long time To behold the junipers shagged with ice, The spruces rough in the distant … Continue reading

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Liberated from technology

On Friday evening my computer crashed. Dead as a doornail. No resuscitation worked. The power cord very dimly blinked with a barely visible orange and then green light, repeatedly flickering. No other pulse detectable. I pulled the plug. And then the battery … Continue reading

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Winter at the Botanic Garden

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Snow Blossoms

(photos by JB)

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