Windy!

The last few days have been very windy, and today the wind is roaring, gusting to 80 km/h. Sometimes the sky sends a pounding rain, loud against the windows. Sometimes the sky is blue and sunny. The temperature is beginning to drop. Sewing projects are long affairs, and so complicated in a small space that… Continue reading Windy!

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Just a Pinch

Here is a first. I was sitting here at the table working on a project, when something bit me in neck, just under my chin. Yikes! I grabbed whatever it was, and crushed it. It was an Asian Beetle. They are everywhere here, inside and out, every year, and I’ve not been bitten before. Well,… Continue reading Just a Pinch

Listening

Mostly, I just feel sad when I encounter people who think simplistically about complex situations, and are unaware of it. I feel disgust for people who slyly promote simplistic thinking about complex situations, and I regard that promotion as a form of betrayal of innocence, a form of violence. In general people do not want… Continue reading Listening

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Good News

The skies are grey, the temperature has risen above freezing, so the world is drip, drip, dripping. Ginger and I are enjoying our cozy home, it is certainly warm and peaceful in here! Although out in the world it is oh so dreary, I have had good news. Hydro, and the electrician tell me they… Continue reading Good News

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Setbacks

8:20 a.m. It is still early, but I’ve already tackled multiple mini-setbacks in my morning projects. We have been up for hours, it is 8:20 a.m. Attila is out in the driveway shoveling us out. Yesterday evening and last night we received a lot of snow, not a lot compared to upper state New York,… Continue reading Setbacks

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