Category Archives: Some keep the Sabbath going to Church

The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.

The title of this post is a little dramatic.  But I had such high hopes for this season. Last fall, I thought the winter of 12-13 would be my “Winter of Dressage” and I would come into this season raring … Continue reading

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Winter

Winter is fragile, and needs taking care of. Spring is like a punk kid, all temper and fun; it is changeable and in a hurry.  Summer can take care of itself, it is ticking away like an old clock that … Continue reading

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WOD

I have joined a gym. Specifically, Rocket Crossfit in Hillman City. They have a saying in Crossfit (they actually have a lot of sayings in CrossFit) that “Our warmup is your workout”. They are not kidding. The standard warm up … Continue reading

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Fake it till you make it.

A friend of mine’s status on Facebook recently was: You will not change your behavior until you change your thoughts; right action follows right thinking! Since her status updates usually consist of prayer requests and mind-blowingly simplistic refutations of Darwinism, … Continue reading

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Misanthrope

As the great philosopher Linus once said: “I love mankind…it’s people I can’t stand.” I looked around for a suitable link for that charming Peanuts quote, but everything I found annoyed me. There is this Fan page which is just … Continue reading

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Freedom’s just another word

Things can sure turn on a dime. You can be drifting through your little life, concerned about things, preoccupied sure, but content in yourself and the space you have made. Then an outside force can come along and threatennearly every … Continue reading

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Dragonwort

Dragonwort I have taken refuge in the garden this year, even more than usual. Every new flower that blooms is breathlessly anticipated, and hugely celebrated when it finally opens. I was afraid I had lost this strange and fabulous plant. … Continue reading

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In the Garden

So on Monday it poured all day. This is remarkable only in that I hadplanned to spend the day in the garden. Eventually I decided to go outin the rain anyhow. I got totally covered in mud, and so did … Continue reading

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Fantasy

I got an orange tree Peony this year,I am so excited about it,it is going to be just gorgeous…. Someday. Peonies take at least one yearto bloom at all, and three to fourto bloom reliably. This is what itlooks like … Continue reading

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Witch Hazel in snow

Witch Hazel in snow Originally uploaded by yvettef. Here is the photo of the day, for yesterday January 10th. We got about six or seven inces of snow. It took me an hour and a half to get home, or … Continue reading

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