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Soft Flowers & Hard Frosts

Desperate times call for desperate measures, even when it may make your neighbors laugh at you and shake their heads… Continue reading

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Hard Morning

With my layers of cotton clothing
and lined gloves,
it does not seem so cold— Continue reading

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A Good Winter’s Night

We spent Sunday evening at Randa’s brother’s house, having been enticed by Cheryl’s offer of ham and bean soup. Continue reading

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A Small Inconvenience

A few more mornings of hauling water bucket by bucket and I will have to re-evaluate my preferences. Continue reading

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Long Lessons

I rise slowly in the slight light of a half-moon shining above the thin clouds that drift solemnly toward the east. The breeze that has pushed in with colder air keeps the grass in the pasture bare of frost. Continue reading

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Tree Snow

Even when the wonders of this life come and pass in the fog of our seeing, it is our perceiving that gives them glory.
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