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The Circle Will Stay Unbroken

One of the great things about having history with family and friends is that you don’t have to fill in the blanks. You can start mid-sentence and someone will understand what you are saying. 1,328 more words

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Memories of Fall

Today, as I was musing on our first fall here in the 1970s, I went outside and rescued my fall chrysanthemums. The temperature dropped into the mid 20s last night and they sat our our porch, sentinels of the season, freezing their roots off. 489 more words

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Watching the End of Summer

When we were building the house I insisted on a window less than two feet off the floor by my desk. No one understood why I wanted a window that had its sill below the height of my desk. 1,450 more words

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The Tables of Our Life

In almost 38 years of marriage we have only had usable tables for about two of them. We have five now. Our tables are places where conversations can take place, where individuals can be with individuals as they share meals and thoughts. 1,615 more words

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Linking Our Food and Our Space

We reached batch 21, jar 71 tonight in the canning of the 41st pound of cherries. Canning has overtaken everything in the house, the garage and the cars. 1,319 more words

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Three Cheers for Pickled Beets

Tonight we had 100 percent success on our canned pickled beets. Every one of the jars sealed. It was a hot afternoon as we prepared peach and cherry jam, lemon thyme pickles, cucumber chutney and pickled beets. 1,625 more words

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