Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Seat In the Woods

Yesterday’s bright sun and hard wind (though not as hard as today) called for a walk in the woods.  Which made me think of the Great Brook Trail in Deerfield, a three-mile walk through a variety of woodlands and wetlands, … Continue reading

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Sisters and Bluebirds

More happiness?  Saturday I was walking with my sisters Meg and Chris and my brother-in-law John when we crossed a bridge over the Assabet River.  Meg stopped and pointed to a bird among the branches of a small tree on … Continue reading

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The Metaphor of New Glasses

Getting accustomed to progressive lens glasses, that correct for both up close and distant vision, isn’t easy.  If your eyes have been used to no correction, or just reading glasses, it takes a bit for the eye-brain coordination to come … Continue reading

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The Metaphor of Underpants

Do you remember the first day you wore underpants?  I certainly don’t, but I spent yesterday with Emilio and it was his first day in underpants.  He was so excited.  First I helped him change into different pairs numerous times … Continue reading

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