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Last of the Shade Trees

The figs are gone; we ate them all, and now we’re sad. No more figs for a year. Now the pineapples are growing–still green, but getting larger. The hibiscus shove out new blooms daily, and the butterfly ginger scent the … Continue reading

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Ripening Figs…Soon, We Shall Eat!

Nothing much to report except that my little figlets are doing beautiful things. Almost ripe, and my mouth is watering to taste them! And a Happy Tuesday to you all.  

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Happy Height of Summer!

If you’re anything like me, you don’t always register the seasons according to what the calendar says, but rather listen instead to some “interior logic” of your own. So, in my mind, the 4th of July holiday marks the height … Continue reading

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Pi Day Publication News!

So yes, it’s Pi Day–you know, March 14? 3.14… Okay, yes, I’m making pie to celebrate. Key lime is about right this year. Something tart and sweet and refreshing. Yum. Oh, it’s also publication day for my story over on … Continue reading

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Spring is a Complicated Season

It’s spring: redbud trees are flushed purple-red, while the plum tree is hazed with tiny white blossoms. Weeds are growing faster than I can pull them, and the sun is warming to a nice dozing temperature every morning (or so … Continue reading

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You May Want to Sit Down for This One…

OK, then sitting, right? Comfy? Need some tea? Water? A mint? No, I’m not nervous. Oh, yeah. My knee bounces on its own, sometimes. It just…it just does. Errrmmmgh. So, I made a sale. I’ve got a signed contract, and … Continue reading

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Yay–A Story Sale!

I’m particularly pleased to announce that my story, “Sanachi’s Escape,” has sold to The Colored Lens, and should be published in their Winter 2017 edition, sometime in the first quarter. That’s really soon! Yes, you can be sure I’ll link to it here … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2016

So, it’s Thanksgiving again. Despite much having gone wrong this year (see 2 posts previous, for starters), there is so much that I’m thankful for. Besides the obvious things, like husband, and dog–both of whom rank tops on my “grateful for” list! Here’s … Continue reading

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