Tag Archives: time

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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Nicholas Nixon’s “The Brown Sisters”

In 1975, when the photographer of these images, Nicholas Nixon, and his wife (third from left) were visiting his wife’s family, he photographed her and her three other sisters, using his 8 x 10 inch view camera. In 1976, they were … Continue reading

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“Names” by Danusha Laméris

What happens to the ones that fall out of favor: the Dorises and Archibalds, the Theodores and Eunices? They all had their day, once roamed the earth in multitudes alongside Gerties and Wyatts— at least one in every classroom. Names … Continue reading

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