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It’s not always what it seems.

Winter marauder Pax vomited knee-deep snow, packed us in it and rolled us like a bowling ball. As our momentum grew, random flotsam and hapless jetsam became embedded — a two-dollar bill, Anita Bryant, chunks of Puerto Rico, pink marshmallow … Continue reading


No Parking.

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While the boys in Washington, DC figure out who has the bigger penis, I thought you might like to join me in a virtual tour of a few National Parks I’ve visited recently. Just in case you haven’t heard, the … Continue reading


Fifty Shades of Gray and Blue.

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And the battle rages on; the battle of Gettysburg, that is, now in the guise of a reenactment. This year is the 150th anniversary of that crucial Civil War slug fest, and since people are inclined to commemorate dates in … Continue reading


Weekly Photo Challenge: Companionable

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This weekend we made and saw history at the Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Battle Re-enactment, accompanied by friends from Texas with whom we have our own history. The event was more than shooting, as these few photos can attest.


Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through My Eyes

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I rarely go anywhere without chalk — it’s in my purse, in the Magic Bus’ glove compartment, outside my front door, and in a plastic container where my driveway meets the road. I started chalking when something very dear to … Continue reading


Little guys.

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(Subtitle: the devil is in the details.) Men have hobbies:  fishing, running, collecting stamps, burning things (my brother’s hobby). Mike makes tiny people. Tiny soldiers, mostly. I was going to say he paints them but that hardly shows the complete … Continue reading


A walk in the park (sort of).

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January is not a time that recommends itself to walking in an outdoor sculpture garden or arboretum, even in the South. It is, however, when fair weather-oriented trade groups gather to yawn through license-renewing CEU sessions with the expectation of an open … Continue reading