Monthly Archives: May 2009

Manley Hot Springs, past and present

Yesterday, Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, we spent most of the afternoon at a celebration of the 50 th year since the establishment of the Manley school, now called the Gladys Dart Manley Hot Springs School.  Gladys herself organized the … Continue reading

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The history of things

One day Jerry pointed to a shelf in the Manley house kitchen and asked, “Where did all these dishes come from?”   The question surprised me, because for the most part, Jerry regards household items as objects to use but … Continue reading

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Blog and painting blues, Fluffy senses danger and other non-events

We’ve had some quiet, good days.  Jerry is building new steps for the deck.  I have painted 2 more miniatures for Mah Jongg prizes.  Mah Jongg will be at my house this week.  One painting is a caribou with mountains … Continue reading

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Days pass, and now a heat wave

April 28: When we arrived 4 weeks ago the snow was almost waist deep and we had to shovel our way to our house. Night temperatures were from 15 below to the teens, daytime highs in the teens or low … Continue reading

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