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For Timmy, because it’s still your birthday month

I think of this shelf on my new built-ins as the Timmy Shelf. Not only are these children’s books (one of them a childhood favorite that you helped me find!), but a collection of some of my eggs sits next … Continue reading

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Noooooooo!

Just when you think you’re safe, you open another box and find this: See previous post.

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Hall of Angels

For many years, Lynne made it her mission to find what she called “the ugliest pigs in the world” to add to my collection. I no longer collect pigs, so no one should ever send me any, Marika, because they … Continue reading

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Button Sunday

I’m really late posting this because I wanted to be able to write a little in my blog about how incredible it was to see Fleetwood Mac last week. It’s been a long, long time. I first saw them with … Continue reading

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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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