Monthly Archives: December 2021

Jingle All the Way

Happy holidays everyone! Off we go to spend Xmas Day at Point Reyes. This has become a bit of a tradition. https://thequietripple.com/2019/12/28/wool/ It is very Scottish weather-wise. It is cold, wet, windy, grey to dark. James is an excellent companion … Continue reading

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Warm Face,Warm Hands, Warm Feet´┐╝

I have written before about snugness and cosiness, I crave both. I can’t get it in Okinawa, they just don’t sell it. West Highland winters are long, wet, cold and dark. For thousands of years my ancestors hunched around peat … Continue reading

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Sprung in Oakland

So, I intend to make a Homeric birdwatching trip to the middle of Mexico, then back across Mexico to pop out somewhere in Texas. Next, I will negotiate the Southern states to pop out in North Carolina to visit Ben. … Continue reading

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