Category Archives: summer

Summer Solstice: count your pennies

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a rich life

Their idea of a wonderful afternoon… a cup of tea in the garage for a change, because moving the deck chairs by this window gives a whole new outlook of the garden. This is how my parents count their pennies; the best ambassadors of wealth I know.

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Hello sour summer candy

trusting time

People do different things with anger. Spit it out, swallow it back, stash it away. I nestle with it, turning it over in my mouth for a long time, like a hard boiled sweet. Maybe because it’s a ‘bad’ emotion, I never got truly acquainted with her as a kid, but as an adult I’ve come to enjoy her in a sour candy kind of way.

Well, it’s been a sour candy kind of week. As a nauseating optimist I have a very high threshold for crap. After nestling away down deep, the heat of summer brings things up and all the tricky stuff gets out into the light.

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