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One Truth For All

Sep 20, 2013: More on Running

So I finished C25K. It's basically 8 weeks long, but I took 8.5; I stretched out the last week because it had been hot here and running is harder on my heart when it is hot. And I hate running...

Casa Decrepit

May 17, 2015: Stairs for the Stairs

I had to stop washing the old paint off the plaster walls of the hallway because I could not figure out how to get the scaffolding, or even a ladder, over the curved part of the stair. Then I had...

Too Many Animals

Nov 30, 2011: Ready for Harvest

All three of the boys were in the cat tree this afternoon, enjoying the sunbeam....

Life Through a Viewfinder

Jul 9, 2006: Drinking in the Pool

Nothing better on a hot day....

Foodle

Sep 20, 2011: Grape Jam

My friend Gwen brought me a box of grapes from her back yard. They smelled like summer and grapes and wonderfulness. The sweet, aromatic smell like a Concord grape, only green. I tried two different methods for making jam, since...

Ducks in a Row

Feb 12, 2008: What I Learned from Being a Professional Gardener

During my first set of college years, I had a summer/work study job as a gardener. You might think that the major lessons were about plants and how to grow things, which I did learn. But the biggest lessons I...