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by trackstar
December 29th, 2018, 8:24 pm
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Excellent!  and LOL.  sure, I guess you could also look into a house boat? Please say hello to Junior et al for me and a toast to Morvigor. I have a very nice bottle here for Tuesday evening. https://www.totalwine.com/media/sys_master/cmsmedia/hd5/h1c/9114578354206.jpg But now a major painting proje...
by trackstar
December 29th, 2018, 8:05 pm
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LOL.  Nah, I'm more rock and roll than that. :D Try this - Crank it up! D-0UKJpzMWs When I was very young and first listening to rock radio, I used to think this was called Seasons of Winter.  Ha ha. a_GchifNRh0 and back across the pond.  This should be played so loud that your whole house shakes. :...
by trackstar
December 29th, 2018, 4:16 pm
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I have probably posted this on one of the music threads, but for preservation on this thread as we come to the end of the Universe, well to the end of Universe Tea - 2018, anyhow. ; ) xxKg5zXNjsI The creator, Mr Marrs, has other work on YouTube too - not "official" Kate Bush videos, but all are beau...
by trackstar
December 27th, 2018, 1:15 pm
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Roman numeral five =

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by trackstar
December 26th, 2018, 1:54 pm
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After the Elms and Rosecliff (the other two mansions that are specially decorated for the holidays), we'll go for a walk by the ocean.   As beautiful (o r ostentatious!) as  the houses are, at some point you just want to feel the wind on your face and listen to the waves hitting the rocks on the sh...
by trackstar
December 26th, 2018, 1:50 pm
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That could work too.  ; )  North of here there are mountain lions - something to watch out for when hiking off-trail in forests.... But today, moving in a different direction: back through time! A little sequence from my trip to  Newport Mansions earlier this month; today I am going back with my sis...
by trackstar
December 26th, 2018, 2:34 am
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Two things I would say about Leaving Londinium. One is if you know how to drive (I am not being sarcastic - cars not needed in cities, or whatever), then take some simple road trips up north. For safety in that regard: know how to change a tire, keep the gas tank filled up (when you get between a ha...
by trackstar
December 26th, 2018, 1:37 am
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This trail is good in all seasons. Running, walking, snow shoeing, cross country skiing.

Here is another image from a hike not long ago.
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Transience-Permanence.
by trackstar
December 25th, 2018, 11:48 pm
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A newly discovered forest trail - goes for many miles.
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by trackstar
December 25th, 2018, 11:27 pm
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No tin foil hats this year - stocked up on those after the Presidential election! 

But I did buy some leopard ear muffs (faux but nice) and a matching stole.

These send out Cat Waves. I may add Bose noise cancelling headphones and then de Broglie waves are somewhat mitigated? ; )
by trackstar
December 24th, 2018, 10:06 pm
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10) More music (always!)
Never mind the image's reference to "The Bridegroom" - that is irrelevant.  ; ) 

Just listen to the floating polyphonies on a dark winter night.
by trackstar
December 24th, 2018, 9:51 pm
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an extended break has been very refreshing. a holiday visit is fine though. your cats are so funny, they called me back in here, and I admired the intricate hair comb as well. unfortunate you could not make the trip home right now. Here just  cooking  and thinking about some art work for the new yea...
by trackstar
December 24th, 2018, 7:15 pm
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8) not to forget, a gift of Music.

something for a gray afternoon with snow flurries drifting down

White candles lit, a glass of *cognac, and Anonymous 4. 

*Can substitute a fifth of vodka, a flask of Glögg, a pint of Guinness... as you wish. ; )
To light and darkness.
by trackstar
December 24th, 2018, 1:55 pm
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Well, it's hard not to stop by around the holidays...  I have a few things for your Solstice/Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanza stockings and fair enough to say that almost *everyone* in the OT this year has been naughty and "nice" and naughty and... ahem, since people who live in glass castles shouldn't thr...
by trackstar
December 5th, 2018, 4:48 pm
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I'd at least add a strand of pearls and a feathered hat! 

Getting ready for a little skiing here soon - have fun while I am gone.

(But not too much fun!) :D
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