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Category Archives: my life

Photo Books are easier than organizing loose photos

Are your photos all on your phone or computer? When was the last time you had photos printed? I am a huge proponent of getting photos OFF the computer or phone and printed, whether it’s a beautiful canvas print for your wall, multiple prints to place in an album (to be treasured and looked at […]

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Fall Potpourri

Currently . . . Missing these two so much. Though still enjoying autumn. Practicing each day and filling our home with music. Reading — some novels are really engaging; others not so much (details below). Still knitting away on my Antler pullover (didn’t knit for over 2 weeks while we were away). We’ve been busy […]

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Murmuration

So, have you ever seen a murmuration before? If not, or if you’re simply wondering what a murmuration is, check out this video: I realize it’s been ages since I last post. I want to thank all my friends, family and acquaintances for your kind thoughts after I shared about the recent death of our […]

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Austin

He came into our lives as a tawny bundle full of p___ and vinegar. He left our lives peacefully, without a whimper. Austin was always like the pesky little brother, who had his nose where no one wanted it and had a propensity for using that nose to push his way through doors, flipping hands […]

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for the knitters

I think I was meant to be a knitter. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been strongly attracted to yarn, yarn shops, and I’ve even been known to buy yarn — before I ever learned to knit. True story. I finished my Nordic Wind shawl and am a tad more-than-pleased with it. My […]

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Colourful toes to chocolate cake

“The most wasted of days, is one without laughter.” — e.e. cummings I don’t know yet about today, but I can guarantee that we laughed enough the other evening to last us at least a week of those days. We attended an incredible Pirate Party where everyone (all were retirement aged) was dressed up as […]

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