Category Archives: Wednesday Vignette

Wednesday Vignette – time to find our humanity

Today, I did a consultation (outside, in the fresh open air, and while keeping CDC recommended distance requirements, mind you) with someone who had written not one, but TWO books on a very niche, and rather obscure and unusual subject … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the changing of our ways

So much happened in a week, huh? This is so strange…. All of a sudden, we are surrounded by this invisible, erratic, unpredictable, microscopically beautiful dominatrix named Corona, who quite forcibly is making us change our ways. Arrogance and defiance … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the thing with spring

The thing with spring is that it’s damn hard to focus on anything other than what’s going on outside. Every few hours, I find myself making excuses to go outside to see what else is happening. Has the little Podophyllum … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – eat the cake and have it too

This week’s musings is about the power of human weakness – particularly my own. I’m pretty good at rationalizing the future benefits of this pathetic lack of restraint, though. Some benefits, in fact, will be rather instantaneous. Let me explain. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – getting in line

Even though I hate the gladiator-like format of those things, I tuned in to the debate last night, and forced myself to sit through it. It often deteriorated into shouting matches, with candidates taking jabs at each other. I had … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – a little reductive gardening

Just as we were sitting down to eat, we heard a big SCCRRRRRAAAPE outside. I’m not sure how in the world our sweet seventeen managed to accomplish this, but as I jumped out of my seat to stare out the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – field trip!

Not sure about you, but books about conifers always confuse me. I find conifers endlessly intriguing, but I know shamefully little about them, and I have a terrible time making sense of these beauties from all the pretty pictures. How … Continue reading

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