Category Archives: Wednesday Vignette

Wednesday Vignette – meet me in the middle

I wonder what it would be like to be a 1,000 year old oak tree. If you made it that long, it’s fair to assume you would have seen an awful lot, and would probably be quite blasé, as you … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – road trip

On the very last day of 2019, I felt a bit disgusted with the way things are – here in the city and elsewhere. Blatant, obvious misery is everywhere you look, and even if you happen to do something nice … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – belated, and some things we learned.

So, Christmas happened. We had invited about twice the number of people our table could comfortably hold and were scrambling to finish all the cooking and rearranging of seating. Both Tuesday night and Wednesday slipped by in a whirl without … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – beauty and beast

Design showrooms can be overwhelming to those in the throes of home improvement, so today I came along in the capacity of advisor.  I don’t frequent these bastions of beauty as often as I used to, and thoroughly enjoyed being … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – reflection on space

BIG accomplishment this week – thanks to my dear husband who helped me sort out my yet mostly unedited (will it ever be?) collection of compulsively taken photos. Thousands upon thousands of photos. They have now all been tidily collected … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – koi buffet

To the great excitement of visitors, and the equally outsized dread of the garden staff, there was a Heron scoping out the juicy fish swimming in the large pond at LanSu. With the Lotus dying back and subsequently less spots … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – thankful

Although I tend to feel grateful for at least something most every day, another year has rolled by, and it’s time to–once again–call my privileged existence into focus. Recent events serve as reminders of how tenuous all of our situation … Continue reading

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