Category Archives: Reflections

World’s Best Egg Run

It’s Thursday and time to deliver eggs to Tweets Café in Edison. The five mile run into Edison must rank as one of the world’s best egg runs. The road winds through woodland, blueberry fields, flanked by the Chuckanut Mountains. … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

The stinging nettles are up. Spring has sprung. Once the stinging nettles have pushed out of the ground, there is no going back to winter’s sadness. The day lilies are up, and flower bulbs are ready to pop all over. … Continue reading

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Land of Mud

It has been raining almost every day for a month now. We are the land of mud, of rubber boots and raincoats. The ducks don’t mind. They would be happy if the garden turned into one big puddle. It’s the … Continue reading

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All Is Not Doom and Gloom

Despite the daily clouds and rain, all is not doom and gloom. The tulips have poked out of the ground. I may have gone overboard last fall, planting several hundred tulip bulbs in the garden. Apricot Beauty, Abu Hassan, China … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Illusion

This evening, while on my way to Anacortes to deliver tofu, I was stunned to see an evening sky with two suns. In all my decades of living, I’ve never seen an illusion like this. For a few minutes, I … Continue reading

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How Can One Forget?

By Thursday, Monday is a distant memory. But how can one forget such a spectacular dawn? The sky used up all its coloring crayons that morning, which explains why each morning since has been grayer that the one before. The … Continue reading

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Beauty Is More than Skin Deep

When it comes to trees, beauty is much more than skin deep. Crack open a log with a branch, and a whole new world explodes before your eyes. The hard wood flows like water, forming swirls and eddies. On the … Continue reading

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