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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Snakes in the Grass

There are snakes in the grass, here. We know it. The dogs know it. The birds know it.  1. On the patio I came home the other day, arriving before the fair and industrious Trudy which fact consequently bestowed upon me the task of server of dinner kibble. This is usually the gist of the […]

All That Rain

From the street, you could see clouds in the west. From the highway, you could see dark skies. From the overpass, you could see towering thunderheads with dark black foundations and columns climbing into the sky where here and there there were breaks in the clouds that revealed vistas of billowing white and gold against a […]

Fighting with the Brushes

I just had some time to myself, with the fair and industrious Trudy out of town. Well… not really time to myself, as the dogs are here with me. But it’s late, and they’re off somewhere else being quiet (for once). So I thought I’d dabble a bit with a Cezanne-based scene. But my brush […]

Time Off on a Sunny Day

Subject: PTO. Yes, I really mean it this time. I mashed the button to send that one-liner. I stashed my laptop and zipped the bag shut. And then with a wave to the rest of the crew, I headed for the door. It was noon on Friday. The bugs were fixed. The issues resolved. I […]