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- December 31
- In constant state of revision
MY RECENT POSTS
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May 01, 2012 09:53AM
- "Since I'm Leaving": Update
April 28, 2012 06:42PM
- Homage a John Hershey 3/6/12
March 06, 2012 02:38PM
February 22, 2012 08:46AM
- "Snce I'm Leaving" was the
name of a horse: Part II
February 18, 2012 08:12PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “sorry about hitting a
wrong key just then -- I was
trying to say
May 02, 2012 01:00PM
- “I'm having a really hard
time with all of this. It fits
with a lot I've
May 02, 2012 12:47PM
- “P.S. When I ask OS to
call up "WendyO", this is the
May 01, 2012 11:02PM
- “Wendy, love -- I'm a
total computer NUDnik. :-(
Been long and
a lot feeling I
May 01, 2012 10:59PM
- “P.S. O.K., so not
"suddenly", but "swiftly",
May 01, 2012 10:42PM
One of my favorite Edna St. Vincent Millay lines (I happened upon in the innocence and impressionability of long-ago days) was from "I burn my candle at both ends". What I loved about that line were the seven words her sense of rhyme and diction guided her to choose:
"Oh my… Read full post »
Apologies and thanks to the four people who commented on my attempted "Story Interruptus" previous post. I was "thinking out loud" at the time of writing and decided not to post my unfinished thoughts. At least I "thought" I had decided that. So I instructed they be filed as a "draf… Read full post »
Here where I sit, the world right about me is silent and I might almost venture to say "lovely". [?!] We've had weird weathers but not half of what other parts of this landmass have been experiencing. Last night once again a little more SNOW which (having grown up in the… Read full post »
Because he did not hope to turn again
Because he did not hope
Because he did not hope to turn
I remember him
Aye aye aye (or is that ai yi yi?) What am I doing here? Today is Scanner's third year blogaversary and I just happened to have a sort of limp miscellaneous moment of feeling I wanted to start this story of me and this horse, see [but without any horsing around,… Read full post »
Yes, that was the name of the horse. Don't ask me why, o.k.? This is already my second attempt to blog about ?him? and all the etceteras. [Just deleted my first attempt.]
There was a horse, you see -- I mean a real actual living horse not a writer's fantasy metaphor. … Read full post »
Good Morning, "Oh My Friends and Oh My Foes" [and with apologies to whoever holds copyright on Edna St. Vincent Millay :-(]. Or, well, Good Afternoon, Good Evening or Good (? NIGHT!) ... depending on who lives where on this increasingly embattled globe surface....
What's going on here rig… Read full post »
One of my most favorite and loyal OS friends (who will doubtless faithfully find and read this post so please, faithful friend, don't "take umbrage" at what I'm about to write, o.k.?) just Officially Wrote on My Behalf, identifying me as an Old Lady.
Well, I love it. THAT's a relief. … Read full post »
For more years than I choose to admit to (for reasons the agecop lawyers advise me), I've been resisting. Resisting this Verschluggende FACE stuff. [Well, along with a lot else too but for the moment lets all of us ( that's you, me, the cats, the chickens and, well… Read full post »
Hi, "y'all"; how're "y'all doin'" ????
Things here in marte's podunkville have been ... um ... wild and woolly? Snowed and beautiful? Surreal?
Something like that.
Quite a long time ago I posted a blog suggesting some OS conversations about dreams. Someone wrote me right back asking me (in effe… Read full post »
... while in the room(s) the women come and go ..........?
Today, here, where I live, is Day Two of the much media-touted "Pacific Northwest" Snow (&etc.) Storm.
For the artistically-minded (did I spell that right?) it's brought breathtaking beauty. And that's almost literally what ha… Read full post »
All you wizards who, among you -- I'm convinced! ;-) -- know just about anything/everything worth knowing: Have you ever heard of such a thing as a Snow Deprivation Syndrome??
As for me, I've been suffering a long slow creeping sds [as the newest use of that particular three-letter acronym] for… Read full post »
First off, what's your favorite name for one of these doggone downer days? "Murphy's Law"? "The peter principle"? "It never rains but it pours"? Some d*** thing out of DSM (I, II, III, IV or xyz)? Just plain oldfashioned "entropy"?
However you cut it, we all have these days. And though… Read full post »
...... if it happens to fall on a Friday, while the moon is full!
So I'm keeping a promise here: This blog is more for whoever wanders over here to say whatever interests YOU at the moment you came here, o.k.?, than for me to toot my own horn. Why… Read full post »
Hello, my OS friends. And yes, most especially those of some of my favorite OS-ers who seem to be *?!?! ?"mad at" one another right now.
So, by long ago selfstyled "Christian" (&etc.) traditions, today is "the 11th Day of Christmas". When I was a kid (my family weren't much… Read full post »
First Day of the Rest of Our Lives. Us calendarless Mayans, right? Let's see what we can "create anew", o.k.? After all, the fate of the world is up to us, right?
I'll try to find people to teach me how to do pretty visuals. What are YOUR plans?
"Love and… Read full post »
... and never mind the obvious rhymes, puns and takeoffs on that particular luvly pome tradition -- too many people have already "beat me to it". Just wanted to start a new thread here (in this odd game I'm playing ... sort of with myself though anyone else is welcome to… Read full post »
Hello, again, my very special OS "oh my foes and oh my friends"! What would I ever do without all of you? [Dunno. Maybe go to bed earlier and sleep through the night with fewer dreams or nightmares? Any way that's what -- wasn't it once called -- a "contrary to… Read full post »
I love games ... some of them. I believe in seriousness ... some of it. Open Salon is a remarkable confluence (and/or discord) of the two. Among the games (some of them) I love are wordgames. Some of the most gifted poets here (whether that's how they officially describe thems… Read full post »
Happy holiday season to those of you who are feeling festive and special greetings to those of you who aren't.
It's midday, midweek, here, as I write these words, and they will be relatively few for now. This is really only a sort of shortcut hello to some of you OS-ers… Read full post »
Just about everything by now but that's o.k. by me (sort of). Simple living, you know, and all that?
But I do want to explain &/or apologise: No lovely visuals. Ain't got the know-how. Also to my friends some of whom have begged me to "alert" them if/when I post. "Ain't… Read full post »
12/5/11: Good Morning, All -
Special personal thanks (for starters) to Rita for her blog (cited in my title), to Kim Gamble, to Al Loomis, to name only a few of you.
My primary purpose for this blog (as explained on Rita's blog just now) is to offer this space as… Read full post »
Hi, All My Good OS friends.
There are many of you, and so (of course) you outnumber me! [;-( ;-)] I just deleted my last previous post because I couldn't manage the blog site's "edit/delete" proposed options and I was trying to correct some duplicate postings of my own not so… Read full post »
Good Morning -- oh my ?friends? &/or oh my foes?. Or is it afternoon where you live while I'm punching letter keys on my computer keyboard? Evenng? Night? And are you maybe really in legitimate enough grumpy disposition not to want to hear any such jolly greeting as that?
Oh (as I earlier posted) "my friends and oh my foes" .......
Today ISN'T (according to a scholarly mathematician-type friend of mine) the Ides of November. I mean, see, I once thought that because the Ides of March were said to be March 15, then the Ides of any month would… Read full post »