Tag Archives: weather

The pendulum has swung

The pendulum has swung so hard to the left that I am now skipping around in the sunshine, hoping that it will not hit me in the back of the head anytime soon as I deliriously enjoy it’s latest bounty.   … Continue reading

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bright shiny thing in the sky

It’s an orb, it has bright lights, it’s hovering over the neighbor’s house, it’s blinding me!  HELP! The entire neighborhood is illuminated!  NO, NO!  People are coming out of their houses to stare at it, they’re being blinded too!  Fools!  Go … Continue reading

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Party at my house

Walking along the warm sunny path by the creek, ducks with their butts in the air scooping goodies from down below, it occurred to me that I had to do something. A huge chunk of you, yes you, my blog-friends, are suffering … Continue reading

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heads up, foodies

Happy February, everybody!  I don’t know about you, but winter makes me hungry.  No matter that I’m sitting pretty in warm, dry, snow-free surroundings while the rest of the U.S. is battening down the hatches in preparation for the mother … Continue reading

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Running the Gauntlet

I ran the gauntlet tonight, and it was worth it.  It is pouring rain.  I drove out to the coast.  (*For the second time today)  Jim and Kate were at the end of that drive, bearing turkey soup loaded with … Continue reading

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Fooled by Mother Nature

Fooled Behind the rust-colored curtain, out there in the dark, the squeak of branches, lightly running their fingertips against the living room window, makes me think there’s a mouse in the house, travelling through secret tunnels in the walls, scampering and … Continue reading

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Looking up, looking down, looking all around.

The sky looked like this in Petaluma on Thursday. Today, at home, it is gray and blue and white. Saturday afternoon and Marty is sleeping in my bed.  I am eating a vanilla/caramel ice cream cone and wondering why my computer’s … Continue reading

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