Monthly Archives: January 2010

The Archaeology of Snow

Winter                                                   Waning Cold Moon As the Cold Moon begins to wane, so will the bitterness of our winter,  sliding toward warmer averages, probably more snow, certainly no green for another month plus anyhow.  This winter, like winters of yore, we … Continue reading

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Kate

Winter                                             Full Cold Moon Kate goes back to work on Monday, February 1st.  Right now I believe she’ll do ok.  Her hip injections–cortisone–have helped.  Her neck has been fine during this period, but she will have to return to odd … Continue reading

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A Guy Thing

Winter                                        Full Cold Moon Tires for our 4WD Tundra, knobby tough guys, weigh a lot.  Guiding them onto their small, threaded mounts required three tries and two different efforts with the jack.  Finally, they were on.   They have a nifty … Continue reading

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Awake

Winter                            Full Cold Moon Every once in a while, not often, say every two-three months I can’t get to sleep.  I’ve not discerned any pattern in this over the years.  I’m not ruminating.  I’m not anxious.  Sleep will not come.  … Continue reading

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And yet more Latin

Winter                                         Full Cold Moon First session with the Latin tutor this noon.  Conjugations, translations, declensions all the stuff you remember from high school, or not.  He thought my background showed, so we decided to move to two chapters a week, … Continue reading

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Oh, Boy! The truck jack is in!

Winter                                         Waxing Cold Moon Hacking away at the keyboard.  I’m up to 32,500 words and still chugging along, having fun. Good news!  The truck jack we ordered came into Carlson Toyota.  That means I get to go out in the … Continue reading

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