Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

Sixty something, father, papi, educator, organizer, Francophile, traveler, amateur photographer, gardener, cyclist, kayaker, calligrapher, cinephile, reader, and overall renaissance type human being.

Snow and Ice and frigid temps!

The pond is frozen and the warmer is maintaining a hole in the ice, a necessity to keeping the fish alive. The walk with the dog was crisp and a bit icy, at least in looks. Yesterday’s snow has not … Continue reading

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Floral Issues

I have had some crazy plant issues during the last few days, some of them a long time coming. I have had Sharry Baby blooming, which helped a whole lot and then not only did I have a first sprig … Continue reading

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My morning canine adventure

We had had a sleepover and not only grandkids but also their dog Lincoln. We had a wonderful Friday evening culminating in a theatrical performance by the girls. The dogs were tentative at first, Lincoln being somewhat dramatic and not … Continue reading

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Early morning crankiness

Transitional times are hard on everyone, especially on the little ones as they change their routines to match the seasons and their situations. Our own children were lucky to be able to sleep in as they had a parent at … Continue reading

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The doggy window seat

When we redid the windows in 2005, we had no idea that the bay window we put in was actually for the dog. For whatever reason, it seemed that this window on the world was the perfect height for our … Continue reading

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