ON THE BACK BURNER

Jan. 24

I was just reminiscing with my Israeli daughter of the last time that I sat in a restaurant and ate . It was a bakery cafe in Jerusalem. It was raining hard, we were soaked. The place was packed. Her upstairs neighbor was at the table behind us. I don’t remember what we ordered, but whatever it was, I am sure it was wonderful. That was January, 2020. I had no idea that that would be my last dining  out for months. And maybe years. Just down that very steep hill from me is the lagoon that I walk Dixie a couple of times a week. A lot of people use the foot path. There must be good bird watching also because a lot of walkers have binoculars around their necks and cameras. I can sit in my trailer, which is right up to the woods, and watch birds just on the other side of my window. It is something that I never get tired of. Some of the birds are as small as a leaf. The larger ones don’t seem to hang out with the smaller birds. I would put a feeder out for them,  but rats are a problem and I don’t want to encourage them with dropped bird seed. I am not even sure if rats like bird seed. There use to be a neighborhood cat, but I haven’ t seen it in awhile. I read some place that trailers have a lot of problems with mice and rats because there are a lot of openings in their design. = I don’t think Dixie would be much help if she saw a mouse. She can’t even see the deer that follow us on our morning walk.

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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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