Category Archives: Seasons

Seasonal happenings

Trying Something New

This blog passed it’s nine year anniversary earlier this month.  Nine years ago, I rekindled my passion for amateur astronomy and photography, but along the way I decided to also review books and movies.  Then I thought returning to college … Continue reading

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This Week in Middle-earth

A year ago today, I attended my first Tolkien Studies conference, hosted by the Tolkien Society of Kansas City at Park University.  I even helped re-enact the scene where Frodo is wounded by the Witch-king (I played the part of … Continue reading

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5*11

Five 11s Eleven 5s A half century and a half decade. Two score plus a half score plus a quarter score years. I can’t and never could drive fifty-five. I was almost five when Apollo 11 landed on the moon. … Continue reading

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Inexperienced Chili Taster

And I’m back after a months-long blog writing hiatus. To get my blood flowing and brain juices churning, I’m posting a ‘joke’ my husband sent me via email way back in November 2007 that I’ve been wanting to share (and … Continue reading

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Spring House Guests

Three robin’s eggs in a nest on top of my back porch light. This is the second time since we’ve lived in this house that a robin has nested in that exact spot. The last time it didn’t end well … Continue reading

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Resurrecting My Inner Artist

The first snow and winter storm of Winter 2019 finally arrive the second Saturday of January. In my experience, that’s a delay of nearly ten days from when we usually have snow or a winter storm or if nothing else … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: Calzones (4 stars)

Almost two weeks into the new year and we finally saw some snow.  So, I spent the entire weekend doing indoor activities (except for that one time I went out and shoveled the heavy wet perfect-for-snowman-making white stuff off of … Continue reading

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