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Good Question

If we’re not supposed to have midnight snacks, then why is there a lightbulb in the refrigerator? Are there any funny stories or memories (or characters) from your life that you’d like to share? Come on, there must be one 🙂 How would your classmates from school remember you? I’ll answer the bottom question for […]

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Eleanor had some wisdom

“Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Fair warning: this is one of the longest posts I’ve done so feel free to skip over any/all. One of the reasons I’ve continued with my photo journal / blog is because some people I know like to look in […]

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Where did she go?

(Both photos taken on my iPhone) It’s about time I do an update, don’t you think? Even if only to demonstrate that I really am still kicking. Next post I’ll share a basket full of updates/tidbits. It will include some knitting, a couple novel suggestions, oh and who knows what else may spring up. In […]

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Neighbourly

neighbourly: adjective. characteristic of a good neighbor, especially helpful, friendly, or kind. See what my dear neighbour is again sharing with us. Last year you saw the baskets full of lettuce, raspberries, and other garden delights. This year we are again the fortunate recipients of strawberries, lettuce of all kinds (eating lots of Chinese lettuce […]

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Tending

 tending: caring for or looking after; giving one’s attention to So I’ve been tending. Tending to: time with friends; weeding, transplanting, and daydreaming in my yard; bike rides; practicing with my beloved piano; knitting (really enjoying making this Saroyan scarf — did you know it’s named for the character Dr Saroyan on Bones?); finding a special gift […]

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Knittin’ Cookin’ and Olympic-watching

Life is so good. I’m recovering so well, though not entirely, from a stroke. My son flew in to spend four glorious days visiting. I finished another knitting project — a lovely cowl for my oldest granddaughter – the pattern is called Three-Turn (a skating term so it’s quite apt that I knit it while […]

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