Category Archives: Pony Pasture

Not your father’s lawnmower

5 July, 2020            Not your father’s lawnmower I got a new lawnmower yesterday. It was shocking, although not because it’s an electric lawnmower. I’ll write a little more at the bottom.  I took a little … Continue reading

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(Nothing But) Flowers

17 May, 2020            (Nothing But) Flowers That’s Turner (front) then Mackey (black) and Yuki bringing up the rear at the river at Pony Pasture at 9:30 this morning. The river’s been so high for so … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

10 May, 2020            Happy Mother’s Day! Like Evelyn, my friend Marion is a talented gardener, and Marion once told me roses were meant to put out their best blooms in time for Mother’s Day. Evelyn’s … Continue reading

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Thanking a one year old for putting the “social” in “social distance”

3 May, 2020            Thanking a one year old for putting the “social” in “social distance” Our neighbor Austin turned one yesterday. Austin single-handedly brought together more smiling people than I’ve seen since the first time … Continue reading

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Signs of progress – the system is functioning: 

26 April, 2020            Signs of progress – the system is functioning:  I saw my first deer in a long time this week. So far, everyone always loves deer pictures on this blog. When it comes … Continue reading

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Poor photography backs me into a corner

19 April, 2020            Poor photography backs me into a corner I didn’t get great pictures this week (IMO), so I backed myself into a corner and actually had to write something to make this a … Continue reading

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Peace like a river

12 April, 2020            Peace like a river Today is Easter and several friends said and wrote “peace” to me earlier. As Mackey and Turner and Yuki and I got out on the rocks at Pony … Continue reading

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“The weird turn pro” – Hunter S Thompson, 1971 

5 April, 2020            “The weird turn pro” – Hunter S Thompson, 1971  “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro” – Hunter S Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, 1971. That quote doesn’t … Continue reading

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“ephemeral” (noun): plant – or – (adjective): lasts a short time 

29 March, 2020            ephemeral (noun): plant ephemeral (adjective): lasts a short time  My non ephemeral friend Gus and me at Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota in 1991. This picture was taken sixteen years after we met … Continue reading

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“Sometimes it’s hard to think of the world as a good place…”

22 March, 2020           “Sometimes it’s hard to think of the world as a good place…” “…but I got to tell you, there are people who don’t know me at all, sending me food.” – a … Continue reading

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