Gimbling in the Wabe – Sometimes It Snows in April

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Since my plans for an original Gimbling in the Wabe went a bit off the rails this week, I’m taking advantage of this morning’s snow to dust off a former offering.  Even though today’s snow was nothing even remotely like what came down in 2013 (when this essay was first published), it nevertheless […]

Gimbling in the Wabe – My Gift to You

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I’ve posted this before, but it bears repeating, especially at this time of year. My father was a minister, and one of my fondest childhood memories was watching him conduct Christmas Eve services.  In lieu of a sermon, he often would read a story that would touch our hearts. This […]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Curling Up With a Good Book, Redoux

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This is a reworking of a Gimbling in the Wabe I wrote in back in 2013, but it felt especially relevant today as the temperature here took a nose dive.  The Mighty Belle and I still made it out to the Lake of the Isles, though!  I hope you’ll allow […]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Karma in the Snow

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The Mighty Belle and I got busted the other day. My fault.  I know that letting your dog run free in a city park risks a $140 fine, which is why I take Belle to the licensed off-leash park every weekday.  But this was the weekend, and we needed a […]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Of Dogs and Books that Bind

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Of Dogs and Books that Bind It was pretty darned chilly at the off-leash dog park this morning.  The sky was overcast and a mean spitting of unexpected snow was pelleting those of us who were huddled near the picnic table as our dogs chased and romped, unconcerned with the […]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Sometimes It Snows in April

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Sometimes it snows in April Sometimes I feel so bad, so bad Sometimes I wish that life was never ending But all good things, they say, never last And all good things they say, never last And love, just isn’t love until it’s past Those lyrics are from Sometimes It […]