Category Archives: Life

The Arrival of August

It’s August now. August has always been my favorite of the summer months. My relationship with July has never been the best, though I admit it’s improved in the last few years. Back when I detested any temperature over, say, … Continue reading

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“Then you may take me to the Faire….”, 2022 edition

Last weekend we attended the Sterling Renaissance Festival for the first time since 1999! Huzzah!!! Obviously the Festival didn’t happen in 2020, and I’m honestly not sure if it tried to happen last year, but in any event we did … Continue reading

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Silences and Outages ahoy!

Hey folks, just a quick check-in here…I’m taking a few days off from work as my sister visits from out-of-town, so posting will likely be scarce here for a bit. Going offline is a good thing! Meanwhile, since it’s summer, … Continue reading

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Not to be confused with “Meerkats”…

…we have “Mirror Cats”.   Share This Post

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Sun-dappled leaves, and other pursuits

Some photos from a recent trek to Knox Farm…. One of my favorite things about walking in the woods is the way the sunlight breaks through in spots, dappling the forest floor in pools of golden light while other spots … Continue reading

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Are you the hot one or the cold one?

Every couple I’ve ever known, of every combination of people, has a hot one and a cold one. This isn’t about looks, but about reactions to temperature. Every couple has one person who always thinks it’s on the cool side, … Continue reading

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Ending Radio Silence

Hey folks! Sorry for the lack of posting the last few days. June was a rather difficult month–not bad, mostly (except for matters of national import, of which I must honestly admit that our last good month as a nation is … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Delaware Park First-timer

Until yesterday, I had never walked through Delaware Park. In Buffalo, this is almost a kind of heresy. Delaware Park is Buffalo’s equivalent to New York City’s Central Park: it is the biggest of Buffalo’s public parks, the one with … Continue reading

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Life Developments of the Automotive Kind

[A few weeks ago….] ME: Hi, I was wondering if you can get my 2012 Kia Soul in for service? It needs an oil change and the ‘Check Engine’ light just came on. MY MECHANIC: Sure, I can get ‘er in tomorrow! … Continue reading

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Four days in the Finger Lakes

I’ve been in love with New York’s Finger Lakes region pretty much ever since we moved to New York in 1981. My first sight of any of those lakes came that first summer. We moved here in June, I think–pretty … Continue reading

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