Author Archives: stevelew

Two Writers and a Deity Named George

Caregiver relief aide is here.  I am up in my office not caring to deal with cold and snow to go someplace else.  The dog is confused.  Decided to stay downstairs.  Not sure if I should feel slighted. Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve

A couple of days after Christmas, snowed in, unremitting boredom  only interrupted by the daily war against the drifts on the driveway, thank you persistent northerly winds, and the resumption of calls from telemarketers on behalf of insurance companies peddling … Continue reading

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Holidays

Monday night.  Carol asleep on the sofa.  Dog in her bed. Our daughter will be here Wednesday evening for a few days right before Christmas although she can’t stay for the holiday, having to drive back in time to return … Continue reading

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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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