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Hate the Weather, But Love My Neighbors!

There’s nothing like having a nasty, intense winter snow storm, especially if it’s almost spring. If you’ve been looking online, you’ve probably seen a lot of photos and videos about Stella—the storm: people working hard, people doing funny things, animals … Continue reading

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A Rosy Autumn

Where I live in western New York, there are usually ways to tell what time of year it is just by looking out your window. In the winter there is snow. Spring has birds flying and lilacs starting to bloom. … Continue reading

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My Historic Neighbor

I just found out that our local library has been renamed! It is now the Frederick Douglass Community Library, and its location is one where Douglass actually lived. I’m very pleased with this renaming, since Douglass is one of my … Continue reading

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Winter and The Web

It’s Friday, December 11, 2015. At 9:30 this morning I was sitting outside on my porch. OK, I was wearing a jacket–it was only (!) fifty five degrees at the time. It’s sixty two this afternoon. So far this has … Continue reading

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Leaves

My neighborhood is full of old houses and old trees–LOTS of big old trees. I find this especially attractive. We’re at the edge of downtown Rochester, but we look almost like we’re out in the country somewhere. There are a … Continue reading

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Pothole County

Pothole: a hole in a road surface caused by wear, weather, or subsidence. (From my DK Illustrated Oxford Dictionary, 1998) It’s winter in a big way here in western New York. We’ve had 70.7″ of snow so far, and 27.1″ … Continue reading

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Gone

I used to have an old but nice lounge chair on my porch. My sister gave it to me several years ago. She drove it four hundred miles to my house. As of this weekend, it has a new home. … Continue reading

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