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Entries from July 2003

WWW continued….

July 31st, 2003 · 1 Comment

Tonight at dinner… Abigail started a spelling game: What spells T H E? I couldn’t resist asking again: Me: How do you spell web? Michaela: “D A D web” Me: How do you spell web? Michaela: web web web Later Michaela said: Weblog! Tonight Ted also spent some time with Abigail, helping her hone her [...]

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Swimming lessons

July 31st, 2003 · Comments Off

Scary a little this new step you are taking as you walk in water it seeps into your suit the blue and green the smell of chlorine cold and cool so deep the pool the issue is trust the instructor wears a whistle and lifeguard red from the bench I watch while she smiles you [...]

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One tomato, two tomato, three tomato…

July 31st, 2003 · Comments Off

The first three tomatoes are in sight…two green tomatoes on my Stupice vine – a deer favorite – are finally tinged with red. And one little yellow orb, the fruit of the Peace Vine, is ready to be picked -it glows from a distance, like an ornament on a Christmas tree – yum! One of [...]

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Time to call Reptile Man – for real!

July 30th, 2003 · 1 Comment

Coming home after swimming lessons this morning, I walked on the front porch (since the deck is still drying) and glanced at my fountain. Then I looked again. A few days ago I had unplugged my rock fountain, nestled inside a green water bowl by my front door. It didn’t seem to be running right, [...]

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My first fish eye

July 29th, 2003 · 1 Comment

Yesterday I happened to be on the Seattle side of the Sound, so I decided I should stop by one of the large Asian grocery stores. When we lived in Cupertino, California, we were spolied by the three large Chinese grocery stores within walking distance of our home! I still remember the first time we [...]

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