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Things I’ve Learned By Moving No. 3

As part of the great purge of paperwork, I’ve found things I didn’t know I had but am so glad I kept. This photo shows two letters from friends. Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, I took on … Continue reading

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Photo Friday, No. 434

Current Photo Friday theme: Faces Beautiful: Kiersten and Laney

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Things I’ve learned by moving No. 2

Some things can be fun to unpack. Years ago, Tim and I officed together in a room at The Compound. After wireless came along and he could more easily be online in his apartment, I turned it back into a … Continue reading

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Button Sunday

It’s been six years since I featured Langston Hughes on a Button Sunday (also February 1, because it’s his birthday). He’ll always be one of my favorite poets. I see one of his poems every day near my desk. In … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to a house

I remember so vividly my earliest associations with The Compound, though it wasn’t called The Compound then. My friend Jeff liked to drive around on weekends and look at houses for sale. This was before everyone had cell phones, and … Continue reading

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Button Sunday

BIG shout out to Lindsey and Lynne for helping us get ready for this move, whether organizing, packing, or feeding us. I haven’t asked them to help me move any bodies. That’s what Rhonda’s for.

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That House 3

The former owner had cabinets of pecan custom made for his dining room–the room that will be our living room. They weren’t built in, but one day while we were at the house, he asked if we wanted them. He … Continue reading

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Button Sunday

A few nights ago, The Brides were taking their tour of [the new house is still unnamed], and as Rhonda passed through one room to another, she commented that it reminded her of a dream she’d had. She was in … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I hope you all have a safe and happy new year. I need to get busy preparing the usual fare on this day: ham, black-eyed peas, greens, and of course, Tom will make biscuits. Something I learned last night: No … Continue reading

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Gift from a valiant little friend

Many of you who read here know Marika and know that the last couple of months have been hard on her because she lost her companion of sixteen years, Dash. I was lucky enough to meet the plucky little Dash … Continue reading

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