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  Gifts of summer: Peaches, green beans and a ghost Around here, we’ve been mellow.  Haven’t gone back yet to my usual schedule–the girls and 20 great things about summer It is nearly ten pm and it is still very hot here in my house.  Summer rituals When I was a tween, my grandmother lived […]

20 great things about summer

It is nearly ten pm and it is still very hot here in my house.  My forearms are sweating against the table. The air is perfectly still.  The dogs are sprawled with their bellies exposed to the air, hoping for a breath of cool.  In a little while, CR and I will retreat to the […]

Summer rituals

When I was a tween, my grandmother lived in Sedalia, Colorado.  At the time, it was about six by twelve houses wide, a spit of town scattered behind a Johnson’s Corner on a narrow two lane highway between west Denver and I-25.   A train track ran along the road in front of my grandmother’s house, […]