Monthly Archives: November 2008


In lieu of poetry on this Thanksgiving Thursday , I thought I’d share a few reasons why I’m thankful, from the past few months: Projects begun and finally finished (like the driveways and mopping all the wood floors in the … Continue reading

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This is just to say…

that I miss my family in the blog world.  I didn’t realize how much I depended on hearing from you all until now that we’ve been silent for a few days.  I miss you!  I know, I should probably just … Continue reading

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Poetry Thursday – The “I actually remembered” edition

. Dogs and Weather Winifred Welles I’d like a different dog For every kind of weather – A narrow greyhound for a fog, A wolfhound strange and white, With a tail like a silver feather To run with in the … Continue reading

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WFM Wednesday

So, this is my first time attempting to join a blog carnival of any kind.  I thought I’d join in on Rocks in My Dryer’s “What Works For Me Wednesday” with a holiday theme. This year, Nik and I are … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday Drew! (I think?  I didn’t know it was your birthday!)

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Poetry Thursday

There was an Old Man in a Boat by Edward Lear There was an Old Man in a boat, Who said, “I’m afloat! I’m afloat!” When they said, “No you ain’t” He was ready to faint, That unhappy old man … Continue reading

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A public service announcement

Nik and I are always looking for recommendations for good books to read.  Nik particularly enjoys good non-fiction while I tend towards the fictional side, although I enjoy non-fiction too.  So, here’s what I’m proposing.  Join Goodreads.  Put on your … Continue reading

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The Chest Freezer

Nik is so wonderful.  Without me asking him to do it, he just now took it upon himself to catalog and organize the whole chest freezer.  That’s been on my list to do for at least 3 weeks.  It’s basically … Continue reading

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Real carrots, straight from the farm, are SO GOOD.

And that’s all I have to say about that.

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Some political thoughts

Please take the 10 minutes to listen to McCain’s concession speech.  Here’s a link of one of the YouTube videos of it.  It is so gracious and thoughtful; I was impressed. And on a funny note, here’s The Onion’s take … Continue reading

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