Monthly Archives: July 2011

hero

The good neighbor award of the week goes to. . . me! Yes, I saved my neighbor from a horrible, choking, smoke-inhalation death–or possibly a fried-to-a-crisp burning death. He left rice and beans on the stove, his phone upstairs, fell … Continue reading

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a small, happy adventure

Once while browsing the stacks in Heckman Library at Calvin College, I came across a book title The Universe or the Infinitely Great and the Infinitely Little by F. A. Pouchet. I decided that when I grew up, I wanted … Continue reading

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market

To market, to market to buy some fresh fruit, then home again, home again skippety scoot! The farmers’ market is one of my favorite things in Billings in the summer.

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fig

  I got a fig tree in the mail. It’s a small thing with a hole in one leaf, but if I can keep it alive, it will make figs. I’ve never eaten a fig before; the closest I’ve come … Continue reading

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news

A fierce windstorm blew a bit of my neighbor’s tree onto my roof. (No worries; my dad and neighbor got it down.) In other news, one of my rose bushes is producing prodigiously. You may now consider yourselves fully updated.

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tickled

Sometimes, this describes my life: I actually know it’s not true (but I don’t always act on that knowledge). Sorry everyone around me. Also, I really like this: That’s all.

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