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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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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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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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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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