Tag Archives: time

1,199,232,000 seconds have passed

Christmas Day full moon. An impressive photo that JB took last night just after we finished dinner. 38 years ago was the last time there was a full moon on Christmas. 13,880 days have passed since that date. 1,199,232,000 seconds … Continue reading

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“And Now it’s October” by Barbara Crooker

the golden hour of the clock of the year. Everything that can run to fruit has already done so: round apples, oval plums, bottom-heavy pears, black walnuts and hickory nuts annealed in their shells, the woodchuck with his overcoat of … Continue reading

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Thyme takes time

We have an herb garden and periodically through the summer and fall I will pick herbs and dry them, by hanging them on the wall that leads to our basement. It’s cool there and mostly dark. Once the herbs are … Continue reading

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“Alas, Time stays, — we go!”

A friend of mine is teaching a summer school class about the city of Chicago and is out of town for a couple of days, so I am subbing for her. The class is small and the students are 6th … Continue reading

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The past becomes the future through the medium of the present

Not even a month (25 days ago to be exact) and the seeds for the garden are flourishing, especially the fava beans, the melons, and the lemon cukes. It truly is magical putting the small seeds into the dirt and … Continue reading

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Internet down

Since Sunday, our internet has been down. It’s not the first time that we have had trouble with Comcast and have finally decided to change providers. Our new provider, AT&T Uverse, will not be activated until Friday. Indeed we all know about … Continue reading

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JB as the “Bricklayer’s Mate” via August Sander, 1928…

…while one of three farmers stares at me.

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