Monthly Archives: September 2011

One more for the road

I’m taking off for a few days. And I’m kind of obsessing over Hank III right now… And this is so, so good. I couldn’t resist. Advertisements

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Hank x 3

Who doesn’t love some classic Hank Williams? And although I don’t agree with his politics, I do agree with Hank Jr.’s music. Emphatically. Hank Jr.’s son, Hank III, in addition to making awesome old-school outlaw country that does his pa and … Continue reading

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Today when I was walking with Ayla, I found a dead owl by the highway. As you may have guessed, there’s a lot of roadkill here, mostly skunks, a few raccoons, coyotes, deer and the occasional cat. This was the … Continue reading

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How? Why?

There are eight tubes of toothpaste in my bathroom drawer. On another note, I can’t believe it’s already September 26th. How’d that happen?! I’ve been here for three months now. It seems much longer than that, somehow; the rhythms of … Continue reading

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Sunday morning

Not trying to overdo the Johnny Cash, but this just seemed appropriate. It’s such a joy to watch people have so much fun with music – Kris and Johnny are obviously having the time of their life. Last night I … Continue reading

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I helped out at the farmer’s market today. The sun was shining, everyone was happy, and the gorgeous bounty of late summer was everywhere in evidence. I drank excellent coffee, ate a cinnamon roll and delighted in the world. And … Continue reading

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Beet soup

I had a head of cabbage in my fridge that needed to be used, and two bunches of beets. What better time to make beet soup? Although it’s been warm and sunny for the past few days, it’s still autumnal … Continue reading

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