Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Pre-Thanksgiving Blessing For You

May your turkey be flavorful and delicious. May your conversation be peaceful and fun. May your travel be safe and easy. And may your almost-two year old not be left unattended with the pumpkin pie. That was a squirrel eating … Continue reading

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So We Went to the Zoo in Short Sleeves on Monday and Played in the Snow Today – WEIRD

It was so warm on Monday that we just had to make a trek to the zoo to take advantage of the warm weather.  (It was at least 70 by the afternoon.) We saw the kookaburra again! The zoo volunteer … Continue reading

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September/November Sewing: Corn! In Sacks!

(I’ve fallen pretty far behind on my sewing posts over the past few months.  So look for a bunch over the next few days!) If it wasn’t for corn sacks, Nik and I probably would have gotten rid of our … Continue reading

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November Sewing: A Bag for A Dear Friend

One of my friends from church is currently recovering from hip replacement surgery.  A week or so before her surgery, she asked me if I could come up with something to hang on her walker so that she could move … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell to My Dearly Loved Oregon Mug (and my Montana one too, sniff, sniff)

My favorite souvenir to buy while on a trip is a hand-thrown pottery mug.  I have several and LOVE using them.  My dad even brought me one back from Scotland last year.  I love the feel of them in my … Continue reading

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Yet Another Weird Sleeping Position

Mark just seems to find them all!

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How We Spent Our October 31st (and why we didn’t go trick-or-treating)

As is true with other parts of my life, my thinking about Halloween has moderated in my adult years.  When I was younger, I probably would have told you that I didn’t think there was any way to partake in … Continue reading

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