Category Archives: Life

  1. Fingers Crossed

    07/10/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    The water has been off all morning, likely will be a few more hours. The new well guys pulled the …
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  2. Water Stressed

    07/09/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    If you are the average American, not living somewhere like Flint or Detroit, you turn on the tap and water …
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  3. If I Seem Faltering…

    07/07/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    …it is because I feel a bit up to my ass in alligators presently.  Tomorrow is the Tacoma Pride event, …
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  4. Forgotten Feminist Father – The “Burr” Under Hamilton’s Saddle

    07/04/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Happy 4th of July! Are you enjoying your right to own guns and die of damned near anything while keeping …
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  5. Companion Weeding?

    07/01/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Fridays and Tuesdays are yard work days here. We weed, cut back finished plants and it is nothing like ’50’s …
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  6. Thorazine Me Thursday

    06/29/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    We ended last night with no water from tap again. Our recalcitrant neighbor who insists the well has not been …
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  7. Summer Solstice – Ranting Good, Bad, and Ugly

    06/21/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I hate summer. I hate heat. And my very threatened well scares me worse in summer. Already, we’ve had about …
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  8. Melancholy Monday

    06/19/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Military life is not a safe life – even if far from a war zone. Sailors asleep in the wee …
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  9. Fathers’ Day – The Way I Roll?

    06/18/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Yes, it is Fathers’ Day. My father is dead, I am relieved. That tells you how it is/was, right? The …
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  10. Superstition….Or Just the Way Things Work Around Here?

    06/16/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Originally posted on Steel Kachinas:
    We spent over four hours today working to reclaim gardens much neglected in the last five…

  11. Tuesday Tirade

    06/06/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    At least I don’t “tweet” mine?  Oh, and I am not the presumptive leader of the free world – oh, …
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  12. Monday Matinee – I Must Still Be Tired (Spoilers – you’ve been warned!)

    06/05/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    We go to an actual movie theater once or twice a year.  Today was that day and I was light-hearted …
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  13. Tuesday Time Machine

    05/30/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Once upon a time in the late 1970’s, I got optimistic. I let my new husband convince me having children …
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The name of this blog, and my Dreamwidth blog, Herlander Refugee, is taken from a 1915 feminist novel "Herland". It makes my heart sing that modern women are experimenting with creation of a new "Herland"! Yes, comments are closed. Anyone who just MUST reach me can do so at syrbal6 at gmail dot com.

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