Monthly Archives: January 2009

Scarey Smart Coffeemaker

Wednesday I took my sister to a local hospital for her chemotherapy session. The day got off to a great start by my getting stuck in the snow in my driveway. Thanks to a kind neighbor who shoveled and shoved, … Continue reading

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What’s A Single To Do?

In my email inbox this morning I found two “birthday gifts” from restaurants. I do have an upcoming birthday so this was not totally unexpected. I opened each message, hoping to find a coupon for a free meal which I’d … Continue reading

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Getting Some Culture

Saturday night I attempted to get a little culture. I went to the Symphony concert. The program started with four songs by Benjamin Britten that are part of the opera “Peter Grimes.” I had no knowleddge of this opera so … Continue reading

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Selfish Knitting

Most knitters seem to only knit for others, either family members or for charity. This unselfish knitting is a good thing. But do they ever knit something for themselves? It might have been a reaction to all the holiday knitting … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Greeting Cards

I’ve been working through my Christmas cards, updating the address book and answering enclosed letters. Some of the cards were hand made. These ranged from very simple to more elaborate creations. I’ve never gotten into making cards although, obviously, I … Continue reading

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An Inauguration Prayer

Heavenly Father, I ask your blessing on President Obama and his family. Be a shield round about them. Protect and keep them. Bless the members of his cabinet and of Congress. Give them and President Obama wisdom and direction to … Continue reading

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Appreciation of hot water

It has been bitter cold here this week. I know our bitter cold isn’t as cold as other parts of the U.S. but zero degrees would quality as bitter almost anywhere I think. The sharp winds which knife through you … Continue reading

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