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Weekly Photo Challenge: HOME

With two feet of snow now heaped in Alps on our lawn, our environs are mainly brown and white. Mostly white. Sometimes, like today, the sun shines brilliantly in a blue sky, providing blessed relief.  But when the sun doesn’t … Continue reading

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An Erratic Journal: “Home” in Ireland

Here’s a memory of a once-upon-a-time home (along with a bonus, an unexpected poem) from our Irish correspondent, Berna, over in County Kildare: Well, as for Innisfree, I wouldn’t much go for Yeats’ damp ‘clay and wattles’ cabin. There would … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home (Aftershock)

In Japan, the genkan, entryway, marks the boundary between “outside” and “home,” and it is marked by the presence of SHOES. Outdoor shoes are left behind at the entry, which is what we see here, the jumble of family shoes and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

In Japan, the genkan, entryway, marks the boundary between “outside” and “home,” and it is marked by the presence of SHOES. Outdoor shoes are left behind at the entry, which is what we see here, the jumble of family shoes … Continue reading

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Home? “I Will Arise and Go Now —“

The Lake Isle of Innisfree I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee; And live alone … Continue reading

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