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So Windy
Sunday, January 22, 2017      2 comments

I would've remarked on how weird it's been to have high winds around here.... Every time I go outside, my hair Beats me half to death.... But The recent tornadoes in Mississippi have made my comment on winds inconsequential...and a y... Read more
Adventures in Housekeeping! Amazing (to Me) Finds
Sunday, January 22, 2017      9 comments

It's been far too long since I've gone through all the closets and all the cabinets and all the drawers and all the book shelves.... And it will still be a while before it gets done! But like all (unpleasant, but necessary) tasks, a li... Read more
Choose Snarky-ness? Not!
Friday, January 20, 2017      8 comments

I was listening to the inauguration on the radio today, and after the ceremony, I got frustrated with the overall tone of the broadcast, so instead of fretting and fuming, I just demonstrated that the Power Button can be used just as easily to t... Read more
Great Day to Be Outdoors
Thursday, January 19, 2017      6 comments

I had only a brief time outside today, but part of it I got to enjoy a little landscaped lake with all the animals that live around it as the clouds cleared and the first real sunshine we've had in several days came out.... in the past I have se... Read more
I Had A Coupon!
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      4 comments

So I've been to the Craft Stores 4 times in 3 days.... well, it was 2 Different Craft Stores, and I bought different stuff at each visit.... except I DID buy SOME of the same stuff.... because it was on sale for 50% off!!! My recycled book... Read more
Craft Play Day!
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      6 comments

Always cheaper than a real psychiatrist, our Craft Play Day group, Sparkpal, Improving Me, and library pal Donna and I, met together to drink hot tea, munch on snacks, and wrestle large pieces of string and small pieces of paper into subjection.... Read more
Gloomy Makes for Perfect Crafting Days
Monday, January 16, 2017      2 comments

It was dark and overcast almost all day today with a few blasts of stray and erratic sunshine, but I had an opportunity to dig out some paper crafting tools and give them a spin... after testing a paper bead roller, I decided to see how to best ... Read more
Gloomy Makes for Perfect Crafting Days
Monday, January 16, 2017      2 comments

It was dark and overcast almost all day today with a few blasts of stray and erratic sunshine, but I had an opportunity to dig out some paper crafting tools and give them a spin... after testing a paper bead roller, I decided to see how to best ... Read more
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
Monday, January 16, 2017      4 comments

Hahahaha! I love that "It was a dark and stormy night" opening sentence... And, after all, right now it IS dark, and it IS stormy, and Bingo, it is NIGHT! I've been collecting opening sentences lately in connection with my library crafts pr... Read more
One Bad Thing About Fruit
Sunday, January 15, 2017      5 comments

One bad thing about fruit is that it attracts and even promotes ..... fruit flies! I really detest fruit flies, and I know they live short desperate lives, but they hitchhike home from the grocery store in closed produce bags, and then make them... Read more
Lovely Day, for a Friday the Thirteenth
Friday, January 13, 2017      4 comments

Have I ever been uncomfortable with Friday the 13th? Have you? Announcers on the radio made a big deal out of it, and even traced the history of the Friday the Thirteenth phenomenon, but it signified little to nothing in my universe today.... ma... Read more
Sheer Culinary Delight
Thursday, January 12, 2017      5 comments

I was in Trader Joe's yesterday and I bought something I had never seen before, Trader Joe's Smoked Extra Virgin Olive Oil... and I opened it tonight to stir-fry as many vegetables as I had on hand: onions, (both sweet yellow and red), green and... Read more
Craft Play Day Yesterday
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      6 comments

Sparkpal, Improving Me, and I spent yesterday afternoon trying to make a few Pinterest projects in real life as we enjoyed another Craft Play Day .... We decided that even though we had picked some fairly easy projects, they were a bit mor... Read more
Made Me Smile
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      3 comments

Last week I found myself alone in the "break room" of a realty company that a friend had business with, and the signs on the walls gave me such a tickle... though I knew that I was an outsider, and was probably an unexpected visitor to this Inn... Read more
Thawed Out!
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      8 comments

Man! It's back to short sleeve weather again... but I still need some sleep. I'm heading to bed before I can think of something else that needs attention.!!!... Read more

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