Category Archives: ice

Slim Pickens or “trust the process”

27 January, 2019            Slim Pickens or “trust the process” I haven’t gotten a million great images this month. Not even by my standards of “great images,” which are normally not real great. It’s been “slim pickings,” … Continue reading

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Mixed emotions

13 January, 2019            Mixed emotions I had an experience – two experiences, really – on Monday, April 16, 2007. The dogs woke me up long before dawn today and, inexplicably, I was thinking of those two … Continue reading

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People + trains + planes = maximum fun

16 December, 2018    People + trains + planes = maximum fun   That’s Evelyn’s longtime friend Jose on the left, then her sister Jackie, then me, then Evelyn Friday evening at dinner. We all wish you could have joined us! … Continue reading

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Ricotta frittata

14 January, 2018            Ricotta frittata All my years of loving both food and talking, often at the same time, I’d never crossed paths with a “ricotta frittata” – before yesterday, that is. It’s a real thing, … Continue reading

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bombogenesis and/or relentlessly pragmatic: Happy New Year!

7 January, 2018            bombogenesis and/or relentlessly pragmatic: Happy New Year! I took all three of those pictures while Mackey and Turner and I did our first ever four mile hike at Pony Pasture – yesterday. We … Continue reading

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Out and in with the old and new

31 December, 2017            Out and in with the old and new When I sat down at my computer Christmas morning, I looked out the window and this was the first gift of the day:  Who could … Continue reading

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Red, white and blue

24 January, 2016            Red, white and blue I started this post before the snow. The first title was “I’m seeing red” because I saw this Red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) while hiking with Ethan at Bryan Park … Continue reading

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