Author Archives: karen

Spring Equinox

7:44 a.m. this morning.  Spring arrives.  Snowdrops in my front yard. And I  took the photo late in the day; they have been more open: And actually I saw them first 10 days ago; but today is the first day … Continue reading

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Road Trip, 1920’s style

I’ve been scanning old family photographs, not sure why,  but it seems like a good idea.  But what a headache!  iPhoto won’t read the scans, then it will, then it won’t, then it will.  Can’t get the Flicker uploader to … Continue reading

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How I spent Friday the thirteenth

I used to win a lot of things from WKZE our local radio station. A trip (Key West), money ($1000.00), and lots of tickets to shows (Meatloaf, Van Dyke Parks, Odetta, Richard Thompson, Emmy Lou Harris, etc., etc.)  Then the … Continue reading

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New Hobby

I picked up my Craig’s list find yesterday.  Actually it was a search Craig’s list with Craig’s list ‘helper’ as it was out of my local region, so it meant a day’s road trip on a great sunny but cold … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve

  Mostly photos of my evening so far: today it snowed, then got cold:   Here the Indoor outdoor temperatures at 10:00 pm: And soon after:     Then about 15 minutes later: (And edited to add it is 4.8 … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

  Today we have arrived at the turning point, at 7:04 am this morning. The sun has reached its low point and will now wend its way back to its highest point in the sky next June.  Of course it … Continue reading

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Visit to the Clark

  I visited The Clark Museum, in Williamstown MA on Sunday, to see the “Like Breath on Glass” exhibit.   It was so good I went back today, as it ends soon and my opportunities to get there are limited.  The … Continue reading

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Wee Things in the Back Yard

I spent some time in my yard today; first mowing on my more or less once every three-weeks schedule; then I began to get house plants cleaned up and repotted to bring in as cold weather looms. As I got … Continue reading

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Where I’d like to be

I checked out the radar after some heavy storms passed through this afternoon, and all looked clear ahead, so I went to the Housatonic Valley Art League picnic and annual meeting in Sheffield, MA. Had a good time, gabbed too … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Sheep and Wool Festival

  Today, a Sunday, (no surprise, a blog day), I drove up northward to attend the Mass Sheep and Wool Festival, and had a short but great time. I drove the back roads there, as the crow flies, and it … Continue reading

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