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“Fore!… Damnit! I don’t know what’s up with me today, Jim, I just can’t swing a damn stick!”

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Originally posted Aug. 10, 2011


I think it's fair that I thought Farnah was male.

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This week on What an Old House, we’re doing some exploratory demolition in our 1860’s farmhouse’s bathroom.


Now this bathroom has some interesting features right from the get-go. You can see from the photos that the entire bathroom was covered in these 50’s-era Masonite panels.

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The “Junie Joins the Girl Scouts” pair of stories, published on October 18, 20011 & 2013.
There are words a mother never wants to hear. I’ve got a list of them; I keep it in a notebook which is otherwise filled with very boring accounting. I don’t want to give the kids ideas.
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Our garden has been loving the sun-rain-sun-rain cycle.

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Originally posted February 13, 2012. Part of the Aunt Family setting.
The bonfire had died down to embers by midnight. The children were asleep, the husbands and brothers drinking beer and playing poker, and the sisters-in-law settled off watching the children.
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Set some years after the apocalypse.


Jamian still loved the idea of summer vacation. The world had more or less fallen down around their ears; the resort towns were all boarded up, fallen down, or walled off into compounds; there was no office job to take a vacation from, no school to get the kids out of, and his kids were all out of the nest anyway.
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As far as I can tell, this one is from June 2012, and it, too, is a little weird, but I like it. And it’s an exploration!

"That way lies madness."

Althea's father had loved to say that, teasing them with it: "Me do the dishes? That way lies madness," commenting on current events with it, warning them off of bad choices in their teenage years.

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Not many apples showing in these pictures, but here’s a cat and a happy apple tree!

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It's been a busy month on my Patreon, and I got a little behind in telling you all here on the blog what I've been doing. So here's a summary!

Third Step
a story for the Liminal Spaces prompt call.
That door.

It would be too easy to say it looked like an ordinary door.

The thing was, it didn't look ordinary.
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Winter 2011 pictures: We don't have the snow this year, but I have some nice shots of a year that we did~

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Cetus had stopped struggling when one of them got an arm around his throat.

Before that point, he was pretty sure he'd broken someone's ribs and someone else's nose; dislocated three fingers on a grabbing hand and pulled out two handfuls of hair. He'd also twisted his own ankle and sprained his wrist, as well as getting a nasty gash on his forehead, but that was nothing. He'd done worse to himself falling down stairs, when he went through his clumsy phase.
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Our creek is full of water this year, what with all the rain.

This is up above all the falls, where there's no gorge sides & a much more mellow creek.

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Another picture from the series I've been posting, from your 8/17 hike. Taughannock Creek feeds into Cayuga Lake (one of the Finger Lakes) at the base of the park; you can't really see the lake in this picture because sky & lake blend together, but it's there.
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Taughannock Falls has three trails: one along the gorge on each side, with stairs down to the bottom, and one along the water, ending in a viewing platform for the biggest falls (Falls can be seen in these pics, taken several years ago: ~ (Yes, I was showing off my shoes. Merrel was doing a contest where if you tweeted pictures of your shoes outdoors, you might win something. See also & (the latter of which is also at Taughannock, on the other side.).).).

This is looking down from the southern edge of the gorge at the viewing platform.

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aldersprig: (LynConstruction)
So, the Brassica part of our garden is going nicely...
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Photo taken by my lovely husband, directly into the sun, which explains the strange woobly glare.

It was a very nice hike, too! Not too warm (not a problem this summer!), not too cold, down the side and back up again, all nicely shaded except when we went over the bridge to get this shot.

I'm very spoiled living this close to so much pretty.

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