Author Archives: stevelew

Of Whiteness and Annihilation

Wind howling outside confirming winter weather advisory of snow starting tonight and continuing all day tomorrow with predicted accumulation perhaps a foot or more.  That will most definitely complicate my schedule this week. We’ll see.  Such dire predictions have been … Continue reading

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No Fig Leaf

A snowy afternoon.  Doesn’t look like serious accumulation yet.  Glad I installed a new spark plug in the snow blower, which responded by starting up in a test run.  Carol sleeping in a half sitting up position with a weighted … Continue reading

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Here or There/Like Light From A Distant Star

Sunday night after another long, quiet, isolated and isolating weekend.  We are in that period between Thanksgiving and Christmas when the networks, aware that people’s attention is elsewhere, stop broadcasting new material.  So, no Masterpiece episodes tonight.  But there was … Continue reading

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Long View

Carol sleeping noisily on the sofa, this Thanksgiving night.  The day, predictably, was quiet, folks everywhere celebrating the holiday each their own way. In the early afternoon, the pastor of the Methodist church Carol sometimes attended, called up to say … Continue reading

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Changing

Just back from a trip to my desktop in my office upstairs to work on Quicken, which is not on my laptop.  Coming back down to my usual night time chair across from Carol on the couch, I notice that … Continue reading

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Betwixt Then and Now/ Within Sight of Land

Spent the morning dealing with issues related to the historical society web site for which I used to be the webmaster, hugely assisted in that capacity by our daughter Danielle.  The society, as an act of mercy, has taken that … Continue reading

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A Train to Somewhere/Early Signs of Trouble Ahead

[Two posts here,as the first was rather short] Just back from walking through a steady, light drizzle across the road to the mailbox where I found nothing much of interest besides the latest Smithsonian, one of the magazines we both … Continue reading

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Hope

It’s either cool or cold today according to your frame of mind.  I won’t choose.  It is somewhere in between.  No sun and a steady drizzling rain that might develop into something more significant.  Reports of street flooding in town, … Continue reading

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Two Worlds

Another rainy fall day.  Turning colors on trees becoming more vibrant and worth a drive up the Peninsula to witness, but rain has dampened the leaf peepers’ enthusiasm today so I made an uneventful crossing to our mailbox, only to … Continue reading

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Fix-it

Just back from town for weekly grocery shopping.  At the butcher shop one of the clerks asked after Carol.  We always used to food shop together, and this person hadn’t realized that I had been coming by myself for some … Continue reading

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