What this expression really means. It’s not what you think.

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Perhaps it was just a dream… How would we know?

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Evolutionary Biology-inspired Sciku

A thank-you letter from the future

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“It Was a Dark and Stormy Night”

When I met my Southern Baptist great-grandmother

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And you shouldn’t cook without it either.

Lovage, freshly cut and ready for drying, photo by author.

Limeridiculous Challenge

Which is NOT to say anybody loves limericks

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So come over here, cutie, and shoot me (before I rhyme again)

Cherry clafoutis, fresh from the oven just now, photo by author


And why do I have to clean up after them?

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Painted in pastels by author.

Adelia Ritchie

A long time denizen of the Pacific Northwest, scientist, educator, artist, farmer, chicken wrangler, editor & writer at SalishMagazine.org.

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