Monthly Archives: March 2009

Hope for a better day

I hope today is a better day, one that closes with me feeling that I accomplished something. Yesterday feels like it was wasted. The day started early and my body didn’t want to be dragged out of bed. However, it … Continue reading

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Ragtime is Hard!

The other day I decided I needed to get started on my goal to learn to play ragtime piano. I got out my “easy” book and started leafing through it. Why are so many of these rags written in the … Continue reading

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Flying Off the Needles

About a week ago I started knitting a v-neck baby cardigan for an upcoming baby gift. The mom-to-be knows the babe will be a boy so I’m knitting this mostly in navy yarn. When I worked at Michaels as a … Continue reading

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Paper Sizes

The other day I got to thinking about facial tissues, commonly called Kleenex which is a registered trademark of the Kimberly-Clark Company and, as a result, should always be capitalized. I realized that they are rectangular, not square. I got … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Hospital

No, it wasn’t an emergency. A hospital in a nearby suburb is closing next week. I believe senior housing is planned for their site. A new hospital, with a new name, was built in my area to take its place. … Continue reading

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They’re Done!

No, not all my various knitting projects sitting around in stages of completion. It’s my income taxes which are done. I like to get my taxes filed as early as possible. That’s why I took all the paperwork to the … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Do you celebrate the wearin’ of the green? I don’t so much although I am wearing green today. Seems like it’s easier to wear green than deal with all the questions about why you aren’t. Are there any celebrations planned … Continue reading

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Guild Election Results

As I mentioned in my last post, Saturday was the day of the Knitters’ Guild election. As I suspected would happen, my preferred candidate for the two contested offices was not elected.¬† So I just hope the reservations and concerns¬†I … Continue reading

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How Do You Like Your Magazines?

I was in Borders early this week and noticed that several magazines now come sealed in plastic. This means you can’t page through and decide whether or not you want to buy it. You must take it on faith that … Continue reading

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Voting on my Mind

This morning I heard part of a program on the radio that dealt with employees voting to belong to a union, etc. I wasn’t paying close enough attention to follow all the arguments but the radio host was having difficulty … Continue reading

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