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There’s a lot of noise here!

It’s spring, and we are under siege. If you follow my blog you know my house is crawling with builders and plumbers. To escape the cacophony of carpenters, I head out on daily walks with my canine companions. Today we … Continue reading

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Dateline: Normal

It has been a busy two weeks here in renovation land. The Great Geographer has completed his first ever Boston Marathon, while electricians, plumbers and builders have made my kitchen their warren of activity. The trick for me out of … Continue reading

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On Furlough, Scientifically Speaking

I am not trained as a scientist, but I have a keen fascination for many scientific principles as well as the natural world. One reason I respect science is that scientists don’t question, they just say, “lets follow the logic.” … Continue reading

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The Devil in the Details

This week I am ironing out details, smoothing and improving sentences one at a time. Looking for clarity can be tedious, but the rewards are huge. At least huge in the I-am-a-nerdy-writer-looking-for-improvement huge. Example: I am going to the beach. … Continue reading

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MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD dedicated to Sandy Hook Elementary children and families (and victims of violence everywhere)

Red rubber balls bouncing from square to square. Shrieks of happiness. Calls from across the hill to come play. Chinese jump rope, thumb wrestling. The joy in delay, of grinding your pencil sharp around and around, and around again! Perforated … Continue reading

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