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a few hardcovers and pbs available from Closed Circle, signed. Latest: Moonlover and the Fountain of Blood, Jane Fancher short story. Chernevog, part 2 of the Rusalka trilogy co-written by CJ and Jane; and Orion's Children, a tetralogy from Lynn.

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Wave Without A Shore

It’s a work in progress but everything should work now

 

We have a new tree.

I'll try to get a picture of it. It's an Emperor One Japanese Maple, a nice tall one, pretty red leaves. There's a little worry about sun exposure with this tree---they don't like it hot or bright, but we have those tall evergreens and some other trees about it, and a...

Quick! what’s the name of the Kadagidi manor house?

It was in the book with the kids' visit to Tirnamardi. I forgot to enter it in the Little Black Book. It was where Aseida lived. And by that you know that Jane is doing a pass through the Hinder Stars and I'm outlining basic setup for another Bren book. I can't tell...

A walk through the garden

Spring is springing forth, and the pond has water. It's not as crystalline as we like but it's alive, in the sense that the biological filtration is proceeding, and when it has fish, it will be good. The chemistry is good. The weeping cherry is going strong. You may...

Going to need to take some pix tomorrow…

The tulips are coming into bloom, weeping cherry in bloom, quince and peonies about to go, and the pond has reached the magical 58 degrees at which one can feed fish safely---if we had fish. But that's getting closer. It means the nights are getting warmer, while the...

The garden and a new tree…

The 'contorted birch' demised a season ago, and did not come back. It was the centerpiece tree of our front yard. Now, meanwhile, we decided to use a licensed spraying company for our gravel paths rather than kill ourselves trying to weed it all. This means we had to...

Dandelions. Not as wine.

The spring bloom has happened, and in our rock garden, they are alien invaders. I was feeling better today---still not real great with leaning over, but we have to get them. I think I contributed a bushel basket to the Green can and they will become city compost....

It looked as if we had a basement leak…but…

instead of us having to move a ton of stuff and Dri-Loc the basement wall--- Jane discovered a tiny leak in a 'winter shutoff valve' that has a tiny drain-tap in the overhead near the wall in question. Jane has applied plumber's tape to the threads and screwed it back...

Happy Easter!

Temperatures are sliding up into the 60's---still a frost a night, but we're getting there. The star magnolia is in full flower, as are the pasque flowers. The lilies in the pond are sending up shoots, but have another half foot to go before breaking the surface. We...

Juniper has my number, I fear

It's everywhere and it's pollinating. We are not the worst city in the nation, but we're competitive. And we've got a few days of this to go through. Despite an allergy pill, my eyes are watering and sounds and the rest of the world are at the bottom of a well. Glug....

Time to welcome our several new members. You know who you are.

Feel free to introduce yourselves or just to wave hello. I may have to stamp another approval on your first post (we're in a software change, so I'm not sure) but wait if it doesn't show up. I'll fix it. We're kind of in transition, and some of us have met face to...

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