Tag Archives: Mary

Bees

Spring                                                                             Planting … Continue reading

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Video Phone a Reality At Last!

Spring                                                            Bee Hiving Moon Technological victory today.  Mary (Singapore at 10:00pm), … Continue reading

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A Third of the World Between Sibs

Winter(?)                                  First Moon of the New Year Both sibs have sent photographs recently.  Mary has taken several pictures of elephants in a series placed … Continue reading

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Annual Report to Humanity: 2011

Winter                                       New Moon of the New Year Consider this our annual report to the board of directors of humanity. We spent … Continue reading

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Overseas Ellises

Samain                               Moon of the Winter Solstice Brother Mark has settled in to Ha’il.  So much so that he visited, by their invitation, a group of … Continue reading

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Family. Dispersed.

Fall                                                    Waxing Autumn Moon A gorgeous fall day.  And I’ve spent it inside, decompressing.  6 months with a guest in the house, no matter which guest, is a long term disruption for these two introverts.  We’re both glad Mark came … Continue reading

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Visa, Visa. Where Art Thou?

Lughnasa                                          Waxing Harvest Moon Oh.  Visas.  I think I shall never see a visa lovely as a tree.  Or something like that.  Anyhow, the Saudi visa saga took an unexpected and unpleasant turn this morning.  Turns out there are two … Continue reading

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Fall-ing

Lughnasa                                                  Waxing Harvest Moon As August slides away and the sky shifts its colors toward deeper hues, an inner barometer detects higher emotional pressures.  The atmosphere weighs more, cuing those momentary pauses, breaks in attention.  It may signal a storm … Continue reading

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How Buck Rogers of Him

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A Calmer Week Ahead

Mid-Summer                                                                        New Honey Extraction Moon Kate and I bought a new vehicle yesterday, a Toyota Rav-4.  Well, we picked out the things we wanted, left a deposit and now wait for the finding.  This may not be big news in … Continue reading

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