Monthly Archives: September 2011

HARVEST 9/11

They say optimism is a major step to success, but not in this case. It’s been quite a disappointment–squashes by the bushel full, a healthy harvest of brussels sprouts for october and one silly looking pepper. I give up! Advertisements

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Silence May Not Be Golden

“The noiseless, patient spider” sits in watchful silence under the plastic box on my bathroom floor where I had covered it a few days ago. It is a threatening, coal black spider a good inch across, and one is immediately … Continue reading

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Fender Bender

I have strong feelings about people who won’t admit they are wrong, people who say the sky is blue, when any fool will agree that it is raining cats and dogs. It’s a real moral imperative to me to come … Continue reading

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RUNNING SHORT

of time that is. I can’t avoid the manifestations of the changing season that I see in my back window view, and that I can feel, too. Right away this morning when I pulled up the blind I saw the … Continue reading

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Living it up

Don’t let anybody tell you Jim Maloney doesn’t know how to make a good time better; I give you Saturday as a case in point. First I should mention that Oneonta is a town of about 15,000 when the colleges … Continue reading

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Sprite of the Wildwood

I think I have mentioned the crazy growth of the tomatoes before, but I ld like to investigate further. The summer has progressed in an oddly traditional way , providing all the usual elements of summer in extremes. Too hot. … Continue reading

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The Last Chicken

  Alone, alone but nearly time to be joining the two roosters and four hens of the flock in the big chicken yard in the sky. And I do mean the sky. ¬†Unless there is an invisible malevolent force out … Continue reading

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