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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

New Piano, Old Questions - How do we Learn? How do we Remember?

How do we learn? How do we remember? And what has that got to do with “Pipeline,” the Chantays hit from 1962? My head has been full of such wonderings since I bought a piano this spring, and started playing again after decades away from the instrument.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

"Poldark" Bingo


My dear niece Ashley suggested I try “Poldark” on Amazon Prime and here I am, well into season three, caught like a wiggling fish in a net. I may turn up my nose at bodice buster novels and soap operas, but PBS magic plus the beautifulness of actors Aiden Turner and Elinor Tomlinson have me in their grip. Sometimes I even find myself saying “t’is” and “t’was,” for heaven’s sake.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Creating with words or boxes

Q. When is it especially fun to write a blog?    

 A. When you get email like this one I received last week:

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Hügelkultur and our raised vegetable garden bed

I’m not sure what started my husband’s venture into raised-bed gardening and Hügelkultur, but I’m going to blame YouTube and our neighbors Josiah and Iman.

Monday, May 11, 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Share your COVID BIG history!!

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a unique way we can be helpful: your state's historical society could be seeking your thoughts. Mine is.