golden afternoon

“Then followed that beautiful season… Summer…. Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape Lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood.” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow “Summer afternoon — summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ~Henry James…

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spoons, and a thing called family

my lovely cousin got married last weekend, so our family was in town for all the associated celebrations. i don’t get to see my north carolina family very often, so it was a treat to have them stay at our house and to get to spend some time talking, laughing and just existing with them.…

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ancestor hunts: weird is relative

tunage: gershwin: rhapsody in blue, etc. by andrew previn my friends all think i’m morbid and slightly strange. there are probably lots of reasons for this, and several valid ones, but the reason i’m going to talk about really does nothing to prove either thought about me. if you look at it from my point of…

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