Tag Archives: vacation

Hiatus

I have not posted here nor have I baked cookies since June, and the last batch I baked I have yet to write about, although I planned to do so early in July, but … truth is? On the 1st … Continue reading

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A small break

I am sitting out on the patio and Carmen the dog is hunting moles and voles in the backyard. We have the house to ourselves for a few hours while Kate and Bruce are enjoying the thrills of a nearby … Continue reading

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Tying up loose ends

Last Friday morning I felt as if a tight set of strings inside me went suddenly slack. I woke with not-too-much-pressing to do, an unusual state of being for me. Later, at about 9 in the morning, a luxuriously late … Continue reading

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Ruminations on a repetitive movement injury

I am in the midst of sorting new soft-cover children’s books for the 340 or so students who will receive five each before they leave school for the summer. Each book we give is stamped with the words, “This book … Continue reading

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Escape from the ordinary

I could happily live in a hotel room for a very long time. Wi-fi. Coffee-maker. Someone else to pick up the dropped towel, make the unmade bed, clean the forgotten dish, find the lost shoe. If not for worry over … Continue reading

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Note to self: Vacations are good for you and should be long and occur with more regularity

Until a few weeks ago, we had not had a proper vacation in three years. Sure, we have traveled now and then, usually connected to a work- or piano-related event that required staying in a hotel away from home for … Continue reading

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