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The north wind doth blow

We have snow. A lot of it. Everything is closed. The Seattle Airport is closed. Local schools and universities are closed. The temperature outside our house is 18 F. There is freezing rain falling on the roads south of here, … Continue reading

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Mind wandering while watering

Outside the lawn is littered with yellow leaves from the alders. When the wind gusts they drift and swirl down from the tops of the trees. There is morning mist and warm afternoon sunshine. The tomatoes have yellow verticulum wilt. … Continue reading

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