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Not so much my Shakespeare, but there’s a tux to be altered, music memorized, and new deadlines to meet.  I actually like these deadlines…..it means someone actually cares that my work is getting done, and I’ll be paid accordingly…

How are you this muggy afternoon?

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Japanese Lotus crest

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I’m grateful for the rain, as are the new roses and all the other plants that have come to live with us.  The farmers are probably pleased, to.  But enough with the grey already!

On the other hand, these grey-scale yarns shown at Maryland Sheep and Wool were right lovely.  I’d gotten to visit Tess’s in Bath, Maine, last summer.  Even as the Non-Knitting Spouse, I like the look and feel of yarn….

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…is deeply disappointed with the quality of rental robes for graduation this year….

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Handsome creature, who was clearly ready for his close-up:

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There’s a section of the yard that I think might really look good with a small pond and a recirculating watercourse leading to it.  Since the likely pond spot is right where water tends to pool anyway in the spring [although not this spring], I’d be working with the land features in a way that might mimic what once was here [have I talked about all the rounded pebbles and river rocks I find 6-12 inches down everywhere in this yard?]

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Maybe not as long as this one, but I think the look is right [and it justifies collecting more rocks!].

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