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"We made our oath to Vavilov. We'd not betray the Solanum. The acres of Asteraceae..."

I still have yesterday's headache.

The sky is grey. It's 37˚F, but only feels like 33˚F. Snow is forecast for Thursday, but I deny it. It will not be. I intend never again to see fresh snow in Rhode Island.

Yesterday, I hung myself up on a paragraph and wrote only 120 words on "The Living and Their Stillborn."

I almost forgot the stale Hell of yesterday. That would never do:







Yes, I was sitting in the road.

When I began the stale Hell photos on February 11th, I resolved that there would be a photo a day until the temperature here broke 70˚F. But, the way things are going, I doubt we'll see that sort of warmth until, if we're lucky, late April. That's a sickening thought.

Last night, we finished Season 5 of Nurse Jackie and watched more of the brilliant House of Cards. I read "The first enantiornithine bird from the Upper Cretaceous of China." One day, some day, I might read a novel again. I mean, one I've not read before. For now, I'm happy with biographies and scientific journals and second, third, and fourth readings of the Tried & True.

For now, that'll do.

Glucuronolactone,
Aunt Beast
Tags: "the living and their stillborn", cold, moving, reading, rhode island, snow, stale hell, television
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