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One newsletter down, one more to write. Amazing how much time they take. I’d hoped to get a short story written today, but it isn’t happening. Watched the UConn women beat Marquette. Priorities. 😉 Hoping 2023 brings good things to everyone. This year has been a mixed bag for me, leaning more toward the positive….

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This morning it’s nearly 40 degrees, which feels downright balmy after 30 below. If we were heading into winter, 40 would feel frigid. It’s all a matter of perspective, and where you sit on the stick. Perspective affects everything. Cushy bank account? That series you loved in newly released hardcover is well worth the cost….

Fall Cider Making

We planted a very small organic apple orchard with dwarf trees when we moved here twenty plus years ago. There have been a few years when conditions have been right and we’ve had apples to press for cider, although never very much. This year we hit the jackpot. Spring blossoms arrived without freezing or getting…

Mother Nature

“When we are disgusted with the pettiness of mankind we may turn in appreciation to the grandeur of Nature.” Paul Brunton I have to admit that I’ve been mighty disgusted with the pettiness of mankind lately. I am incredibly fortunate that I live in a place where I can turn my back on mankind and…