Monthly Archives: March 2008

Being grateful

There’s no time like the present to be grateful for something.  The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has a program where they give away 50 free tickets to their orchestral concerts.  As part of the program, you must sign up and … Continue reading

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Knitting at Barnes & Noble

I’ve been the knitting instructor at two local Michaels stores for almost three years.  Michaels, in its corporate wisdom, has elected to discontinue all classes except the Wilton cake decorating ones effective March 31.  However, one of the stores where … Continue reading

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It’s all over but the shouting

The bathroom renovations are over, thank heavens!  I don’t think I could take another day of Handyman being in my house.  I can’t afford to have him here any more!  He still needs to come back and replace some dropped … Continue reading

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Art in Blooom/Quilt Show

This weekend is Art in Bloom at the Art Museum.  This is advertised as a festival of art and flowers.  I gave myself permission to “play hookey” Friday afternoon and headed for the museum which is located in Forest Park.  … Continue reading

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Initiative Isn’t Dead

Yesterday’s snow day left me with about nine inches of snow on my drive.  I had to pull on my snow boots to wade out to the mailbox and it was nearly to the top of them.  This morning when … Continue reading

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Snow Day

We’re having the winter storm which was forecast.  It is snowing to a fair-thee-well outside.  Good day to stay inside and read and knit and just be lazy.  My guess is that there are five inches of the white fluffy stuff … Continue reading

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Heavy Hearted

I had the family over for dinner tonight to celebrate N and P’s birthdays.  My niece arrived first.  I thought she was supposed to move into a new-to-her apartment today and asked her about it when she arrived.  She said she hadn’t moved … Continue reading

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