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Mt. Holyoke Range

By Patricia Van Pelt Guest post, first published in The Lathrop Nor’Easter, Summer 2017. “It was reported that the SAT (standardized college admissions test) was to remove unfamiliar and unused words” Each morning I walk up to the St. Mary cemetery and … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2016

Had a first visit here at Three Bunny Farm from my eldest, her husband, and her 11-month-old boy. We’d been thinking about this day for many months, and it was everything we could have hoped. Eleven months is pretty young … Continue reading

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SCRABBLE® Players To Start Paying ‘Per Word’

[Image: A typical SCRABBLE® game. Copyright HASBRO.] September 22, 2014 DALLAS, TX — In an exciting new development, the Colonial SCRABBLE® Players Association (CSPA) has released an update to their tournament rulebook providing for royalty micro-payments to Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) … Continue reading

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“How The…???”

At least one sister, and maybe both, asked me during this project, “How do you know how to do all this stuff? I didn’t recall that you were so handy….” Herewith — Top Ten Ways to Excel* at Large-Scale DIY … Continue reading

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Eye Candy

Real eye candy! KITCHEN – NORTH CORNER – BEFORE KITCHEN – NORTH CORNER – AFTER Other progress: The new back door in the kitchen, roughed in: The view from the door: The actual door that we’ll put there: The upstairs … Continue reading

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Homer is Seven (Months)

That’s like an eight-year-old boy. Yup.     He’s really growing up nicely, learning his role as guardian, learning that ANNIE is QUEEN OF ALL…. Yesterday spent most of the day, unexpectedly, as plumber’s helper: The time had come for … Continue reading

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Look! Up in the Sky!

Azure bluet or Quaker ladies. Hi folks! I think we’re back online and back on track with the project and the blog. Now blogging from the camper facility on-site — Welcome! It’s a lot harder to reconstruct several days’ worth … Continue reading

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Camper In Pictures

Full report tomorrow.

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The Land

That’s the name, for now. “The Land.”* Sister-in-law Gloria and entire family came for Easter picnic and christened our yard with jollity, sandwiches, and an egg hunt. Our first affair as hosts; our first trip not exclusively to do renovation … Continue reading

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The Greening of Maine

Back up to the house today for four hours, the two of us plus Homer and Annie. Annie is still in recovery from her spaying, but seemed sprightly enough to manage. She did fine. It was sunny and 65 F … Continue reading

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