Category Archives: Extracurricular



In which I should not knit, but do. Continue reading

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Woad betide, part the first

July was an odd month for various reasons. I was away at the monastery for a few days of deep silence with six hours of quiet train travel to and from bookending my stay there We three learned (gradually) not … Continue reading

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Cease and desist

Jack D. Rabbit Sometime visitor to my backyard Upstate New York Re: Cease and Desist Harassment Dear Jack D. Rabbit, I am writing to you this letter to document a period of harassment I have received from you beginning 31 … Continue reading

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Getting schooled.

I have had a Pentax K-r for a little over two years (I wrote about it once here). Because I have a little more time on my hands these days, at some point this past January I finally decided to … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

How about a little joy? We have had such a long, bitter winter. But there are sugar snap peas and carrots coming up slowly in the backyard. Our front yard is full of tiny maple trees, outnumbering blades of grass, … Continue reading

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On the eve of Advent …

… and from beneath 11+ inches of snow, I give you a remnant of this year’s glorious autumn and one of my wanderings with Carmen the dog. God’s World — Edna St. Vincent Millay O world, I cannot hold thee … Continue reading

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We interrupt this programme …

Last week, I mentioned my current then-current obsession with sock-knitting. I am nearly halfway done with the second sock of the latest pair which I cast on at one point or another during the 5th of August just after finishing … Continue reading

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