Category Archives: MOVING

SILHOUETTE

  When we lived at Castenada Lane in Atascadero California, I looked forward to and preferred the time of the year when the valley Oaks were denuded and bare.  Their silhouette was enchanting.  The visual structure and form was an … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE CAR

Our friends Budd and Marguerite Andrews were the hit of the Dalton Minnesota, Pioneer Thresherman’s Show and Fair last weekend and they didn’t just exhibit their 1922 House Car, they brought it to life with tales of it’s past and … Continue reading

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GROUP HONK

That’s what my friend Susan’s husband calls it.  And Matt was also the one to intervene into any future embarrassment so that I would correctly refer to the Canada Geese and not the Canadian Geese.  Thank you Matt.  What’s a … Continue reading

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TWO ROOMS DOWN AND DONE

Amazing what a little bit of “calling it as it is” will do for progress.  I’m happy to report that our bed is no longer on the floor and the “sitting room” is lovely and surrounded by favorite things. We … Continue reading

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FLORA AND AVIS

Thanks to Barbara and Mary we know that this lovely old bush at Mt. Faith is a Mock Orange. And cousins Marlene and Maryanne identified the sand cherry. But now here’s my latest consternation and garden question. What a trouper.  … Continue reading

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KEEP THE FAITH

I’ve never learned the lesson of moderation in spite of the fact that I often quote and profess to the philosophy which espouses the “Buddha’s Noble Middle Path”.  Somehow it’s just not in my gene pool.  I tend to embrace … Continue reading

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PHOTO JOURNEY

From the time we “closed the deal” and made the commitment to create a new life on Mt. Faith until the time we actually arrived,  encompassed nine months!  How’s that for perfect symbolism?  And the whole process was truly so … Continue reading

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A WORD FROM ROBERT

The caravan might be new favorite car.  Raced through wind and rain over hill (the Sierras, the Tetons) and dale, 22-25 mpg, less than a pint of oil, never mind 140,000 + miles. What a trooper! Speaking of which, Cosmo … Continue reading

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DAY SIX, SEVEN, AND EIGHT

WE ARE HERE!  However it has been a few days in limbo – without phone or internet – and only a foam pad on the floor and this and that to make the merest semblance of a home.  An odd … Continue reading

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DAY FIVE

Breakfast at the Yellowstone Mine Cafe (ditto dinner last night) in Gardiner, Montana just outside the north entry to Yellowstone.  I am dumbstruck at the most wondrous inner wall (look for later photo posting) in this rustic restaurant which is … Continue reading

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