Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sayonara

We will meet again. I think here will be summer post to consider what happened to the tomatoes. Already I’ve discovered that the carrots simply can’t grow until I add vastly more of organic material. For the second year I … Continue reading

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Somebody is looking for trouble

Nature won’t wait when there is work to be done. Think of the poor farmer mowing by moonlight before the rain, the fisherman chasing down a school of cod. We aren’t entirely different in our needs right here in Otsego … Continue reading

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Birthday Brunch at the Otesaga

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Suppertime

One thing you can count on: the bells on the chestnut Street Methodist Church will explode in riotous tune making at noon and at other unspecified hours, when they play a wide selection of music from the old familiar hymns … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH

Ominous sounds of the hammer, the whine of the saw, crashes of wood—sounds from the garage startled me because they seemed such a call to action. So I acted in the only way I could think of, which was to … Continue reading

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One World

The sounds through the house and yard are of a singuarly human variety, the sounds of work and thus the sounds of life. The morning is joyous. The sun is shining. How lucky to be in the middle of all … Continue reading

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Common

Some people who know me might find it strange that I should feel sorry for ┬áSarah Palin, but I am not going to apologize, because her courage in facing the conventional wisdom in regard to Paul Revere’s Ride was astonishing, … Continue reading

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