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'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Sunday, 25 July 2010

The remains of today



5.20 tonight, and as the cooking smell of tangy sweet marmalade mixed with new-baked bread infuses the house, the sun drops gently off my horizon ... perhaps to enter yours. It's been a lovely winter's day. Earlier I fell asleep in the sun, stretched out on a pile of stacked firewood. What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon, eh?

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  1. Your day is over but mine has just begun. May I say I'm pleased that nobody put a match to the stacked firewood while you were sleeping on it. Another evocative photograph by the way.

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  2. We will be spending this Sunday afternoon celebrating Mrs. RWP's birthday (it's Tuesday) with all 14 members of our immediate family (3 children, 3 in-laws, 6 grands, and ourselves). Eldest son will be cooking on the grill at his house, some 30 miles away. Filled our gas tank yesterday; we're ready to make the drive there and back.

    Your way is good too.

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  3. ......and evening skies!

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  4. Thank you YP. I am glad too, although the chances were very slim.

    Robert - Now THAT sounds a very very nice way to spend a Sunday. Hope you all had a lovely day!

    GB, won't be long now.

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