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cabin joy

Banjo Man has a cabin.  And he loves it very much. Many of you reading this already know that. This fall the cabin got a new roof, a new porch, new screens, new supports and–ta da!–a floor.  The excitement of … Continue reading

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it’s pumpkin time in rhode island

I drove down to Home Goods on Saturday hoping to find a white twin-sized fleece blanket. Oddly there were very few blankets. But there was a pumpkin pillow! Banjo Man hauled my bins of velvet pumpkins and fall decorations up … Continue reading

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the man above the mountains

His neck is on fire. He is not wearing a mask. This was the view from the plane as we flew over Colorado last Wednesday afternoon. The sudden onset of smoke was startling. Such a filthy sight after many miles … Continue reading

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it’s fall at the lake

Looking down… Looking up…

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where there’s a will…

We arrived here at the lake in early June, amidst the cool weather and plenty of clouds.  And Covid.  Naturally everyone was afraid of the virus, so we were careful to quarantine for two weeks after our flights from back … Continue reading

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the labor day storm

  Everyone I’ve talked to says they’ve never experienced a storm like the one we had on Labor Day Monday. The guys were up and out early, before seven, to head up to the cabin and get things ready for … Continue reading

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looks like we made it

Yep, we made it to FIFTY YEARS.  Happy Anniversary, Banjo Man! Here we are up at the cabin a couple of weeks ago.  Banjo Man is explaining something to me.  I do not remember a word he said. That might … Continue reading

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it’s that time again

Last Thursday the Elberta peaches arrived at the Peach Man.  I’d checked the Facebook page and knew they’d–finally–be in town.  So I was there at the tent at 8:45, just in case Mike the Peach Man opened early.  And he … Continue reading

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a late summer sunday

We’d promised ourselves a Sunday morning kayaking jaunt.  It was a bit breezy so we didn’t plan to go far, just around the point to paddle along the shoreline for a while.  It’s a different view of the world from … Continue reading

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and day four continues…

We left Choteau reluctantly.  We bought sandwiches at a deli across the street from the museum and then headed west. Gorgeous country. Banjo Man wants to return and see Egg Mountain, where dinosaur eggs have been found. He wants to … Continue reading

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