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End of september

I have not written anything in a while. I have been busy with the new house… It still does not feel like  my home. The sounds, the smells, the look and feel  are not mine. Sorting through a long wish list has been sobering: everything costs more than you would think. Choosing paint colours is […]

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THE day

Six months ago I sold, and moved out of, my home. Six months of living in the country, commuting 3 hours a day to go to work. Six months to conquer my fear of mice and other critters. Weeks without a phone line. Endless rain in May, June and July… Luckily it IS a gorgeous […]

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The bird feeder

My bird feeder has proven to be very popular. Not only does it attract bluejays, cardinals and titmice but squirrels are using it for their stretching exercises. But my biggest surprise came as I  got home this evening after 3 hours in traffic. A raccoon was casually hanging on the feeder post. He did not […]

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Eve is loosing the battle,

Have you heard the ads for a new generation of smart phones? Well, I think I have come across a new generation of smart raccoons. YES! they are back. One morning I saw coon paws prints in the dew on my balcony, so I got the cage out again and sure enough as soon as […]