Category Archives: life around us

Gettysburg. What are we doing?

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing … Continue reading

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admire the frost crystals! Continue reading

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Things Found By My Mother

If you are delayed after school — or on a date — be sure to call home to save the folks worrying. Continue reading

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Wednesday we went walking

We went and picked up Gingernuts at the cattery this morning. This afternoon we went for a walk to pop a couple things into the mail and to look around. I saw where Marge catches the train into town and … Continue reading

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Monday in New Zealand

I’m writing you, gentle reader, from the Interislander Ferry as it bears Marge and me back to the North Island. It’s a great way to pass a few hours, have a bite of dinner, a drink, a cuppa and do … Continue reading

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