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Always Be Yourself Unless You Can Be a Pirate . . .

. .  Then always be a pirate.

To celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day, HL Carpenter takes over my blog to discuss their latest YA book– 763 more words


You Can Win This Painting!

This coming Saturday, September 17, is my annual Gallery Talk at the Principle Gallery in Old Town Alexandria, VA.  This is my 14th Gallery Talk at the Principle and it’s been a lot of fun through the years.   324 more words

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Hugette Caland

I am not going to be able to write much here today but I did want to at least share a few images from artist… 287 more words

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No Sweet Potatoes This Year

Sigh. No sweet potatoes from the 4×4 raised bed this year. Apparently
last year’s crop was beginners luck.

About this time in 2015 the bed had gone completely free range.. 193 more words

Sprites at the West End

I am totally out of the loop about the current Pokemon Go craze as well as Pokemon in its original form.  I don’t know what the characters are or what they are called.   255 more words

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Analog Lipstick Tube Thermostat

No more digital thermostats!

After 3 super duper programmable wonder boxes which could do everything except run
the furnace we dragged the vintage 1960 era bimetallic analog milk horse out of… 97 more words

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Weary Traveler

As I sit here on the floor next to the closest outlet I could find /because we all know outlets are like gold among airports/ I reflect on what it means to be a traveler on a… 432 more words

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