Category Archives: Silly Saturday

Silly Saturday: Shortcut

There’s a shortcut, they said. Just take our word for it, they said. You’ll be fine, they said.

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Silly Saturday: Bad Feather Day

Why didn’t you tell me you turned up the heat on your blow dryer, Dearest?

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Silly Saturday: the French connection

I’ve been thinking all week about a suitable silly offering for today, and I’ve come up with a few possibilities, especially after having delved so deeply into my excursions to France. I had not considered this one until just very … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Preciousss plaything

It was August 31, 2004, and my job had taken me to New Zealand.  I’d just flown into Wellington from Auckland and had been watching from my window as we taxied toward our gate, when what, to my wondering eyes, … Continue reading

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For the birds (Part 1)

Much has been happening here that has continued to draw my immediate attention away from keeping up with website communications. But I will keep chiming in, as time–and issues on more-front burners–allow. Please bear with me. Since I last posted, … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Sluggish steps

Although my post-surgical improvement is steady and noticeable, I’d like to have it progressing much more rapidly, and that part of me can’t help but view it as going at a snail’s pace. In keeping with that, and to keep … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Happy Hallowe’en!

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Silly Saturday: Pretzel pups

Does your dog ever relax into a seemingly-impossible (or at least -improbable) position?    I did a post back in 2012 featuring one of our dogs, Limo, in such a pose, which he adopted with considerable frequency.  I named the … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: To arrange a hydrangea (or not?)

Prowling the garden yesterday, I was drawn to the new flowers of our oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia), which have just started to open in the past few days.  There was a fair bit of breeze, and I considered using an … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Lost bugs?

I suppose the only thing that’s really silly about this post is my inability to get over my tendency to misinterpret the common name of these flowers whenever I see it in print. It’s Siberian Bugloss, aka Brunnera macrophylla langtrees. … Continue reading

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