Monthly Archives: April 2021

Amsterdam

Alice and me at her home in Amsterdam, 1991 I recently came across a box full of my travel diaries, including one with an account of a visit to my best friend, Alice, at her home in Amsterdam in 1991. It is shocking to think that this was 30...

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Etc.

Not much to report these days. This morning, the moon was huge and orange, peeking coyly out from billowing lavender clouds as I drove to work. We got some much-needed rain this weekend. It poured for a short time. We need every drop we can get, with a total...

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20

Can you believe it? My blog is 20 years old on the 20th! Little did I imagine when I first started writing it that I would still be doing so two decades later. Nor could I have envisaged how very different my life would be. I look back at...

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Brighter

At our non-existent Christmas, Megan gave me a gift certificate to get my hair highlighted, and I finally got around to cashing it in. It was a glorious spring day as Wednesday and I headed Angelika-ward. Lately, I seem to be enjoying spring more than usual, even though it...

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Animals

John’s kittens have been growing by leaps and bounds. They are now 6 months old, and were recently spayed. As might be expected, shy little Daisy was more horrified by the entire process than bold and brave Peach, but they both went running to Mom for comfort when they...

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Mystery

When I arrived at work yesterday, I was somewhat taken aback to see that the door was ajar. It was even more unnerving since Daylight Saving Time plunged us back into morning darkness, which we all know is entire evil point of it. The door needs an ID badge...

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Ancient

A final entry in Jonathan’s epic road trip diary. I hope you have enjoyed his adventures as much as I do. Dateline: Near Angel’s Peak, NM, coordinates 36.546576 / 107.863026, elevation 6,591′. After our refreshing stay in a hotel we were ready to get back on the road. We...

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