Monthly Archives: February 2010

My day of self-absorption

Yesterday was my birthday.  I was 78 years old.  Birthdays were always events as I grew up.  My mother was usually offended with somebody on her birthday, often with me because I often forgot the day.  As we both got … Continue reading

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Life drawing

Since I was a child I have loved to draw.  I wanted to grow up to be an artist, but I didn’t manage to do that until late in life. My mother was excessive in her praise and delight at … Continue reading

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The end, we hope, of the ferry tale

It seems that the Tribe and the County have reached an agreement in principle, details to be worked out.  The ferry will continue to run its 5 minute passage to Gooseberry Point.  It will not have to make an hour … Continue reading

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The picture on the east wall

I am in the process of redecorating the other side of my house, my duplex-in-the-woods.  I am making a plan, coordinating colors (sort of) and removing things that may not be suitable for the random summer tenant.  For a long … Continue reading

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