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Kitchen Drama

It is leftover night. I chopped the last red onion–the only onion in the house–and sauteed it in vegetable oil. Poor thing, its salad days were over. I added two grizzled italian sausages, cooked, that have been languishing in the … Continue reading

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Changeable Out

Yesterday it was 55 degrees. The Rook and I sat outside to eat breakfast and took a walk on the beach without coats. Today it snowed. The pink sky pictures were taken on the way to work at sunrise last … Continue reading

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A fresh start and a downward spiral

Hansel greeted the first sunrise of the new year at the beach in Itchy Ankle.He did not so much get up early as stay up late, but the pictures are nice all the same.   I inadvertently started the new … Continue reading

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Jumping Joseph: A Christmas Miracle?

Driving Gretel to work this morning at 7:45 I noticed that all was not well with the Holy Family who have set up their stall outside the Baptist church. Joseph had keeled over as though intoxicated and Mary wore a … Continue reading

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Spiritual Safety First–Evangelism Itchy Ankle Style

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The Near-Perfect Day

The day started with a delivery of a bumper birthday box from Scottish Susan. She sent some fancy soap and lotion, a lovely orange pen and notebook and two cookbooks to help with my calorie counting and portion control: Lighten … Continue reading

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Itchy Ankle’s Online Flower Show

This is the Online Itchy Ankle Flower Show Part Two, featuring the garden of Ms Peggoty O’Rockwell. I will admit to clematis envy. And of course peonies are always nice– ina showy sort of way. An online flower show is a good … Continue reading

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Itchy Ankle Online Flower Show Part One

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Doris Downhill All the Way

The idiosyncracies of Itchy Ankle email have caused an unfortunate rupture in my correspondence with Doris Brazil. This letter was sent nearly two months ago, but, belatedly, I post it here for your reading pleasure, and have also included my reply … Continue reading

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Fences and Neighbors—like Robert Frost, I’m just sayin’

In Belfast, they call it being “pass remarkable” and I know it is a bad thing. I try not to be pass remarkable, but sometimes, whatever it is just needs to be said. In this case, I must pass a … Continue reading

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