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Tiger Moths over Highclere

We chanced to stumble across a picture this morning of three de Havilland Tiger Moths flying over Highclere Castle: Fans of Downton Abbey will, of course, recognize the location.  They may also recall that, early in the show, the Abbey was used as a convalescent home for soldiers wounded in World War I.  As it … Continue reading »

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A Winter’s Day

We took the dog out for a pleasant three-mile walk this afternoon and were graced with this lovely view at the end of the street: (Click to embiggenate) We would note that the weather was in the low-twenties and still snowing (for those so inclined: METAR KOUN 211954Z 36009KT 1SM BKN008OVC014 M05/M06 A3037 -SNBR).  Local … Continue reading »

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Random Flower Picture

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Gingers

Up too late, we find that our evening Jeopardy episode has as a category “Famous Gingers.” We cleaned up. Looking forward to some good sleep, followed by a decent breakfast: a (lightly, so as not to damage the sourdough flavor) toasted English muffin, topped with kippers, sautéed in a touch of butter, and with a … Continue reading »

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Scenes from Moore, OK

By now, everyone has probably heard the news about the EF5 tornado that struck Moore, OK on Monday.  We spent a good portion of today assisting with the cleanup efforts, and will be going back to help as we’re available.  In the meantime, here are some pictures of the devastation:        That will not … Continue reading »

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Easter With Friends

We spent Easter with good friends.  Much fun was had by all.  There was time to play on the trampoline: And lemonade to drink when it got too hot: Several dogs were in attendance: …which is not the same as a dogpile: Finally, it was time for the hunt: A mighty haul indeed! Everybody went … Continue reading »

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The Lens of a Five-Year-Old

Meet Nemo: Chief: And a cockatiel who shall remain nameless:

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Meet Indy:

He whines, he doesn’t retrieve, and he doesn’t even like wet grass, let alone water, but how can you say no to a face like this: (Click to embiggenate.) The power of the dog, indeed.

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