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Listening To The Radio Again

As I write this sentence, I’m hearing Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Dubinushka, Opus 62” as it fades in and out, interspersed with crystal clarity and near absence with static. The station is broadcasting at the shortwave frequency of approximately 17560 KHz. I have … Continue reading

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Solitaire Improvs …Floral Friday

The medium-small containers sat at the ready this week on the counter-top. A small section of the kitchen counter is where I place candidates for each week’s Floral Friday. This week’s selections represent another departure from the recent, usual projects. … Continue reading

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Car Care And Me (A Brief Personal History)

Although I’m not a gear-head, car care has long been a personal interest and probably will be in the future. There’s no “one thing” about cars that appeals. A vehicle’s engineering and styling are important, the history of the automobile … Continue reading

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Green Elements …Floral Friday

This has been one of those weeks that I really want to break out of the box in practically every way. Regarding the Floral Friday projects, this urge went in the direction of greens with no flowers. It’s been quite … Continue reading

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Glad And Special …Floral Friday

It was time to rearrange and re-stack the storage totes in the basement this week. While doing that chore, I checked the contents of a few of the totes. Thank goodness for that decision because a few vases I haven’t … Continue reading

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Simple Stoneware …Floral Friday

There’s a certain quality about good stoneware pottery that appeals to our instinctive connection to primal elements. Much stoneware pottery retains a rugged earthiness. Other forms of pottery are more refined in beauty. I like stoneware on those days that … Continue reading

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Ivy And White …Floral Friday

White flowers with green ivy is the theme for this week’s projects. This combination is a timeless combination that works well for most types of flower arrangements. The mixture adds lightness as a counterbalance to weightiness. Today the weight is … Continue reading

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