almost perfect

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It feels like forever since I’ve written anything. Almost perfect, but not quite. That’s one of the lines that kept popping into my head this past week. Almost perfect, but not quite. And: There’s a bear in there, in the Frigidaire. Somehow I’m stuck on Shel Silverstein. As I cleaned and painted our condo for […]

freaks

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freaks

If given the choice between hanging out in the yard with a cool drink all day and being dragged along on a bunch of tedious errands that didn’t concern me at all, I’d choose to be left alone in the yard any day. But my freaks – my crazy mutts – don’t think the way […]

uprooted

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I spent what felt like a long time untangling jasmine vines today. They’ve been growing and twining up the patio for several years, longer than I’ve lived here, but we want to bring them along. I tried to be gentle, but almost immediately my hands were sticky with their sap. The newest growth was supple […]