Well, yes, there are words. But if we’re talking nationally and, to some degree internationally, they are not pretty words. If we focus in on DC they’re the really bad words our mothers did not allow us to say. So instead of thinking about the negative stuff, let me close out my Time and Place blogging year with a few words about New Mexico and some family photos. I am happy to… Read More

I WANT TO PARTIALLY BLOCK OUT MY FRONT WINDOWS WITH PLANTS FOR A SENSE OF BOTH PRIVACY AND LIGHT. WORKING ON WAYS TO DO THAT. THIS IS FIRST STEP. It’s January 2, 2017 now but I’ve had guests and visitors and distractions so I declare TODAY the first official day of the new year. It appears that one of the (dis?)advantages of aging is the inability to live and think on more… Read More