Monthly Archives: April 2013

Pleased as Pyrex

I started worrying about garbage and landfills after I got out of college.  I hadn’t taken any classes about it and I hadn’t been to any environmental rallies.  I just started putting my garbage to the curb once a week … Continue reading

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In a Little Corner on Pleasant Street

My garden chair was within easy reach in the shed. It’s in spring training for lawn chair season.

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Girl, I Want to Go Somewhere

The other day a Junior League acquaintance posted a picture of a tony Boston penthouse balcony and said she was on her way to this glamorous place.  One of her friends commented “You are so interesting,” and I started typing … Continue reading

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The Cliff Path

Here is a picture from one of my “idea gathering” walks. Any questions?

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Aunt Tomato’s Tomato Update

I woke up to a shower of Doomer e-mails this morning, before I’d even had a chance to drink my coffee and pretend I’d slept.  As I sorted through my grisly e-mails, “MUST WATCH” video clips, and depressing links, I … Continue reading

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The Sadness of the Last Apple

Our American culture pays significant tribute to being environmentally friendly and green.  A commercial that runs regularly on a local sports talk radio station tells me to do “just one thing” to help improve the environment.  I can buy “green” … Continue reading

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A Sorry List

A few weeks ago, I told Cherie Ripperton I had too many projects to finish and I was worried that I might be forgetting or neglecting something.  She said that when she has a lot of things to do, she … Continue reading

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Nature’s Clock

I never tire of watching O’Pa’s rhubarb plants grow.  Every year, they arrive and grow according to nature’s clock.  No one would want to create a sit-com or a reality Tee Vee show on that time system. Uncle Bob is … Continue reading

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I am Five

Each morning this week, my alarm has gone off at the usual time and I’ve hit the snooze button, over and over and over. This week has been exhausting, living in this movie. I had a writing project to deliver … Continue reading

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Snicker Doodle Doo

It was a strange tableau, so I took a picture of it. Hunger defeating ingredients: Milk chocolate (sugar, cocoa butter, chocolate, skim milk, lactose, milkfat, soy lecithin, artificial flavor), peanuts, corn syrup, sugar, milkfat, skim milk, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, … Continue reading

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