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January 29, 2020

A quiet week in Lopstick, nary a chirping bird (that I've heard), nor a creaking tree branch in the winter wind. The neighbors are even quieter than usual. Then again, even with the sun shining bright, I've not ventured out in the cold to make my rounds. Sheenan is sti...

January 22, 2020

The last week brought cycles of freezing and thawing. One day it's walking weather, the next, it's sub-freezing again. This morning I saw a neighborhood feline walking along the icy path beside my frozen weed patch. Calm and cool (literally) this cat didn't seem to min...

January 15, 2020

It's been a week of flux: first the temperature shot up from sub-freezing to T-shirts-and-shorts appropriate. This must've triggered a migratory response in Sheenan, as she overnight unpacked her Bushwacker onto her driveway and took off. Now her camping supplies sit o...

January 8, 2020

Outside, all the grass, plants, and ground are frozen solid. The trees seem frozen too, when their limbs aren't swaying in the bitter wind. So the compost pile Chuck is frozen, and the woodland creatures must break off pieces of my kitchen scraps and carry them back to...

January 1, 2020

Sheenan, my quirky next-door neighbor, continues to glamp in her driveway. But now she has a new glamping feature. A laser light that directs a beam of pure white through my kitchen window and into my trailer (when the shade is up). The beam is so intense it can be see...

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