Tag Archives: nature

tuffet learning

I learned how to make cheese the other day. Or rather, I learned some things about how cheese is made. It’s yet to be seen if I can actually make it happen myself. Seems fairly easy on paper: Step 1. milk … Continue reading

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summer…!

Yesterday was our first BBQ day of the season. We’ve been gradually spending more time out back on the deck, under fewer layers each week.  No blankets at all yesterday, and warm enough to break out Sandy’s Weber! Today I’m … Continue reading

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wild

We are sitting out back on the deck in the dark looking up at the sky where the clouds faintly glow fullout racing. We have ringside seats. North Carolina pinetrees… 4 stories tall… dancing, reaching towards us and again away … Continue reading

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rest

Leonard Cohen whines in the late afternoon light elegantly A few reds and golds cling still to the grey branches outside Enough color to fill the senses, wondering at nature’s generous heart. Rich aromas push out from the kitchen in … Continue reading

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limber

I have learned to stretch as part of my routine at the gym.  I fought it at first, not liking the tight, sort of creaking, tough feel to my limbs and joints.  I finally discarded some of the stretches that … Continue reading

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a world lies hidden

Picture a summer day. A few clouds hang suspended lightly in the sky, not enough to hinder the strong sun warming the back of the child’s neck as she lies stretched out, perched up on her elbows and kicking her … Continue reading

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