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About dorothybloom

Well, I'm a bit on the elderly side , but I'm fighting the decline with my entry into the virtual world. I've been thinking for while that my situation is worth talking a, and for this reason. There is a tension between old and new. The old are intent upon keeping their authority and the young are intent on getting it for themselves. hereThis tension is as old as the Neanderthal and many of his four-legged cousins. And I want to explore that.

PRIMROSE

Once again the yellow primrose is blooming madly in a small corner of the garden that I can see from my back window. It never disappoints, not since it was given to me in 1960 by my new next door … Continue reading

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WHAT’S NEW

Another sunny morning, and although the lilacs and forsythia and pears are all preparing to bloom, the maple and beeches over here on the east side of the hill are still bare, still allowing the sunshine to bake the last … Continue reading

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WHAT THE OLD LADIES ARE SAYING

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The Seasons march on

It is not evening, but morning in December in New York. It is the one time of day that the sun shies directly into the house.  Jim has started a fire that isn’t really going yet, but Jack just feels … Continue reading

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FOR THE BIRDS

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The Punctuation Cane

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A glimpse of the past

When Rita sold her big house last fall and moved into an apartment she had a lot of work to do shrinking not just a house full of furniture but everything else she and her husband had packed into the … Continue reading

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