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Spring chores, in which the Cowboy is shorn and the Owl reappears

June 4, 2014


We have been busy around the Writing Studio and Bait Shop, on the theory that when things fall apart that we can’t fix, we should find something we can fix and do that. Excellent.  We can wash windows and screens.  We have a lot of windows and screens, and three sets of sliding glass doors.  We set to […]

I say spring arrived on May 18

June 3, 2014


It certainly wasn’t very springlike on May 2, when it snowed.  The snow melted practically as fast as it landed, but that was probably because I threatened it with a welding torch.  It wasn’t very springlike on May 5, when plenty of ice bobbed about in the Bay.  It wasn’t even our ice.  It was the ice from […]

Invisible Birds in the Mist

April 24, 2014


We have had some welcome warmer days recently. The ice is melting on the Bay and on the lakes and sliding off the roof. It rains a little each night, the mornings are misty. The birds are invisible. Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I were on our favorite woods trail when I heard a barking […]