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Isolation Antidotes (11): Sweet Sunset Serenity

Nine years ago, almost to the day, we were making our first visit to the cabin for the year, and Squiddy was back with us from New Zealand for a couple of weeks. We only stayed up there  for two … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (10): A Glimpse of Glenbarrow

Okay, Sherman, set the Wayback Machine for the 27th of April, 2000. (I know that I have a few followers out there who will appreciate the reference, but it’s not really essential to the post.) I was in the Republic … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (8): Turtle in the Tumbling Twilight

For my eighth isolation post, let me take you back to a place that helped me to retain my sanity while upper management moved my work group from Omaha, Nebraska, to Washington, DC for nearly the last three years of … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (2)

Here’s my second post from my archival delving during this time of lonely trial. I hasten to assure you that I’m not planning to strive to post anything like every day, but I do admit that I’m having great fun … Continue reading

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Serenity (and sadly, sobering, self-isolating) Sunday

The implementation of cautionary measures is escalating daily here and life, as we’ve known it, is changing rapidly. They have—so far—not been as drastic as in other places in the news, but the status is no longer quo. Internationally-arriving passengers … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Another Autumn

The first of March is the official first day of autumn here in the southern hemisphere. In the northern hemisphere, the seasonal change falls on the equinox. Be that as it may, I have always had fond feelings for autumn … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Vaillac Brook

Two of my faithful followers (Ogee and Vicki) have requested some follow-up photos from my trip to France in April 2002. Very well, I’m happy to comply.  I made this one within a half-hour’s drive of the meadow that I … Continue reading

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A walk in the Waitaks

Well, I’ve been back in New Zealand for almost two weeks, and it’s way past time that I send a report. Most of my time has been taken up with family matters, especially handyman stuff for our daughters, but we … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: A Guinness, a glen, and gorse

On this first of May, I’ve been looking through my archives for memories I’ve made on this date in bygone times. Fifteen years ago I found myself in Ireland with a colleague. Work was finished for the day and we … Continue reading

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Craning our necks

We had a wonderful adventure yesterday. We drove westward from Omaha to the Nebraska Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center near Kearney (since today is St. Patrick’s Day, I’ll say that it rhymes with “blarney” rather than give you a … Continue reading

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