Archive | November, 2010

Pale Fire by Penny Ash

November 17, 2010

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From the moment I met Sasha in the sewers in Moscow I knew I’d be in for fast paced race to the finish. The best part was that I had no idea where that finish was going to be. I don’t believe I’ve ever read in the “erotic alien abduction” genre. In fact, I had […]

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Astronomer’s Bug

November 16, 2010

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This is a short note to let people know how to scratch that Astronomy itch by going to the Amador Astronomical Society’s webs site. In case you have a telescope, binoculars, or one eye  you can still look at the stars and feel a sense of wonder. Right now, every clear evening and if you […]

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I Couldn’t Possibly Make this Stuff Up

November 12, 2010

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Since returning from our adventures in cold, blustering Boston and the giant lobster in Woods Hole, Texas weather has turned hot and humid. Mustard greens with leaves that only yesterday seemed perfect have developed large holes where grasshoppers are fattening up in an extended Thanksgiving season. The chard has bent over under the weight of […]

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Tomorrow I will plant an Elm Tree

November 8, 2010

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I returned yesterday from a trip to a cool and rainy Providence, Rhode Island, and a cold and blustering Boston. Our good friend, Jim, took us to eat at a funky place called Julian’s near Federal Hill in Providence where I enjoyed large mound of corned beef served over some honeyed potato strips and fresh […]

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