ON THE BACK BURNER

Feb. 5

Do you wonder how some things got their names. I am looking at my coffee table. To the best of my memory, I have never served coffee off of it. More likely, it is a catch all table, with a handy landing place for mail, books and a resting place for feet, when you don't have street shoes on. Right now, I am not coming up with other words that make you wonder, where did they come up with this name. But I do think that English is a strange language. Their, there,right , as in correct, right, as in directions, write,know,no, to, too, two, or, sea, see. This is addictive. There is no feminine or masculine . In Hebrew, and in other languages , you have to know who you are talking to when you say "How are you", If you use the wrong tense, you get reminded that you did. Why are ships "she's"? Are cars,"he".I  have trouble with dogs. All dogs were "he", until we got Cricket. Now dogs are "she". Sorry Noodle. 

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29.08 | 13:45

Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

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31.07 | 07:02

Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

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20.07 | 13:55

Everything sounds so wonderful Leona. Venice will seem boring . I would want to move to Portownsend where the kids are living. All sounds great . Is there?

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That lavender sounds very nice!

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