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Little girls!

How lucky am I? My daughter Kerstin brought my three granddaughters to stay for a few days. My goodness those girls are growing like the peas shoots in the garden. Practically right before my eyes. I can hardly believe that Ever will be 6…

April 27, 2016
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Hello from Sunday night

Hello from Sunday night guys and hello from the beautiful Reifel bird sanctuary. I’m so happy that on this beautiful, sunny spring day, I had a chance to drive out to and walk around the Reifel bird sanctuary. I love it here. I do.…

April 17, 2016
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Love letter: dear legs

Dear legs, This girl, who was really a mermaid, only no one could tell on account of the legs, ran so fast that she went right off the edge of the world. Swoosh. Just like that. First she fell with her legs straight, like…

April 16, 2016
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Love letter: Dear Intuition

Dear Intuition, The voices made me do it! Love, V Last night I had the sudden urge to read pages from a journal that I wrote 11 years ago. Aside from the questionable prose style, and the pretentious critique of Jung, and the efforts…

April 5, 2016
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Love letter: Dear morning

Dear morning, I don’t know how to explain it. You burn into my memory like a memory is supposed to: Six am waking up. Grandma bringing in a cup of hot tea. My skates on a towel in the corner of the room, waiting…

April 4, 2016
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Love letters: Dear Home

Dear Home I think people can pack a lot of stuff into a motor home. They just take everything out of the house and cram it into those spaces under the bed. The bed lifts up, and in goes all the stuff, and off…

April 2, 2016
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Norma’s drawing challenge: Pink Horses!!!

Oh that was a good one Norma! 😀 I looked thru my 1928 encyclopedia of the horse for inspiration, but all the pictures are in black and white. I suppose the horse on the left might be pink! The one on the right might…

April 2, 2016
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Love letters begin: Dear Love

Dear Love, It looks like I feel. It’s warm and soft and fresh here. It looks like I feel which is a completely wonderful thing. I feel lazy and guiltless and heavy and weak and good. This may not seem like a group of…

April 1, 2016
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Easter weekend recap

Hi everyone, how was your Easter weekend? Mine was lovely round here. Very quiet and calm, sunny and relaxing. I took Sunday to myself and did a bit of catch-up on reading. You know what I do? I get magazines thinking, “This looks lovely,…

March 29, 2016
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Hello from Sunday night

Happy first day of spring to everyone on my half of the old globe. Today I got the most amazing chance to try to paint some Ukrainian Easter eggs with my friend Jane. I’ve never tried this method…even though I’m Czech and technically so…

March 20, 2016