Monthly Archives: December 2009

Once in a Blue Moon

Have you ever heard that expression — once in a blue moon? Well, there will be a blue moon tonight! A blue moon is the second full moon in a month. (That happens only about once every two and a … Continue reading

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Wreck This Journal

I’ve been working on my “Wreck This Journal” by Keri Smith since right around Easter. I’m not finished with it yet. I only work on it with my grandkids or when I just want to doodle or experiment. Or play! … Continue reading

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One Little Update on The Best is yet to Come

Just want to clarify that when I’m talking about eating better and exercising, my goal is to get healthy. If I do lose weight and get trimmer in the bargain, that will be an added bonus. I want to see … Continue reading

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The Best is yet to Come!

As the year grows to its end, I am thinking of all sorts of things. The last year and a half have been more than challenging personally, not only for myself, but for my husband also. I have hopes and … Continue reading

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The Christmas Day that was….

We were able to cook after all. I got lots of suggestions, all good, from my quilting friends on how to handle the dead oven heating element. In the end though, my hubby decided to use the oven with the … Continue reading

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What’s not cookin’

We just discovered that the heating element has gone out on our oven. It’s after 6 PM on Christmas Eve. I’m guessing that not one place that sells replacement parts would be open at this time. So, our Christmas dinner … Continue reading

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Will it be a white Christmas?

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Christmas Eve 2009

We were supposed to go to my sister-in-law Charmaine’s house today. When I woke up, I could tell that it had indeed gotten colder, as predicted. I felt a migraine coming on. I feel miserable. I did not feel like … Continue reading

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"Holly" Jewelry set

Hubby and I are going to his sister Charmaine’s tomorrow for Christmas Eve dinner. I’m not entirely sure what clothing I’ll wear, but I did want to make some jewelry to wear to the gathering. So, tonight I pulled out … Continue reading

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I have old hair now. I’m going to be 50 in a couple of weeks. I’m not upset by that number because it sure as hell beats the alternative and I’m more comfortable in my own skin than ever before, … Continue reading

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