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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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Monday in NZ

You can see some of today’s photos by clicking here, or always at the link at upper right: Today we went to a quilt exhibit at Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, as well as an exhibit about one of the … Continue reading

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The Little Close Encounter

Go out into the woods they say. Commune with nature they say. Draw strength from all beings. Yeah. Well sometimes you go into the woods, think deep thoughts and write a big book. Othertimes you go for a walk and … Continue reading

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What’cha been doin’?

I’m waiting for the paints to set up in my new travel palette. What colors? Hansa Yellow Light, Quinacridone Red, French Ultramarine, Indigo, Sap Green, Hooker Green, Burnt Sienna, Sepia. All Daniel Smith except the sepia which is Winsor Newton. … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Seventeen Haiku Day

Happy International Haiku Day! Determined flying Beaks slice frothy morning clouds Springward northward bound Faceted glinting Restless metamorphosis Springs up, vanishes.  Out of night’s quiet And still, sleepy murmuring  The first bird’s clear note. 

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