Tag Archives: Sunrise

Flashback Friday: Loony Tunes

Eight years ago today I had set my quietest alarm for 5:30 am, and crept out of bed as silently as possible. I made myself a nice cup of coffee, grabbed a couple of fresh doughnuts, and drove off into … Continue reading

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I’m sharing my spare time between experiences at the cabin and those that I enjoyed in Florida, and I’d like to digress from tropical subjects to a more contemplative one that came to me just a couple of days before … Continue reading

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500 Ways to Live Your Love

On this milesone of my 500th post with WordPress, I thank all of you who have been following my blogs. I’ve thought about how to celebrate this, and decided to spend most of the day sorting out a dozen of … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Flash-frozen

I have been known, on several occasions, to post mid- and late-winter flashbacks of warmer times to try to dispel the bleak doldrums of seasons of extended cold. While I am in no way eager to time-warp ahead past what’s … Continue reading

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Milestone 4C

On this occasion of my 400th post, I wanted to present something really special, and I’ve been considering a sunrise to herald the dawn of next hundred, climbing toward the half-thousand mark, on the one hand, and a sunset to … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Otago

It was Wednesday, April 10, 1996.  I had spent the night in Dunedin, on the southeastern coast of New Zealand’s South Island, and I had work to do near Balclutha, some 80 km to the southwest, a drive of about … Continue reading

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Happy Old and New Years!

The sun is shining, the sky is clear, and there’s still crunchy, crusty snow on the ground as the old year passes away and the new one starts afresh.  The old year was mostly wonder- ful and I am expecting … Continue reading

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December dew

More unseasonable warmth.  Not that I’m complaining—it worries me seriously, but complaining almost never gets anything changed and it certainly would not in this case.  Other bloggers have reported heavy frost and snow, but none of that here.  In fact, … Continue reading

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First fall forays

I have been waiting for this day for a long time.  I drove up to the cabin yesterday, not getting away from home until 11 a.m., with my faithful companion Limo as co-pilot, in a rental truck (to bring up … Continue reading

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Sweet Sunrise

The day before yesterday I was up at dawn to do some fishing with one of my best friends in this world.  By the time we arrived at our destination, the sun had already made considerable progress in its rising.  … Continue reading

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