Monthly Archives: April 2009

Dandelion Thoughts

The other day I was following a school bus as I came home. At one stop, a young girl got off. As I watched, she picked a gone-to-seed dandelion and blew on it. I thought, “I bet her parents don’t … Continue reading

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Another Book Signing

Tonight there’s another book signing of interest to knitters. Debbie Macomber will be at the Barnes & Noble store in the West County mall at 7 p.m. Knitters know her as the author of the Shop on Blossom Street. The … Continue reading

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Spring Break

I had my Spring Break last week when I drove to Columbia, Missouri, for the annual Women’s Seminar of the United Pentecostal Church. It was a beautiful day for the drive … pleasant temperatures, just a few clouds in the … Continue reading

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JIT Knitting

When I worked, the manufacturing department had a JIT (Just In Time) program. My knitting must have been operating on that program. I finished the baby sweater I’ve been working on Tuesday except for sewing on the buttons. I got … Continue reading

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Interesting Weekend

I had an interesting weekend … if you include Monday evening in the weekend. It began with the Knitters’ Guild meeting on Saturday afternoon. The program was given by a member who is a Civil War re-enactor. She spoke on … Continue reading

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Dreams

There’s been quite a buzz in the media about Susan Boyle’s singing “I Dream a Dream” in the Britain’s Got Talent audition and how she wowed the judges. Every mention of it made me want to hear this. I was … Continue reading

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Roadside Memorials

Here in this area, you frequently see roadside memorials where a fatal accident has occurred. Family and friends often leave flowers or other items at the memorial in memory of their loved one who died at that spot. Usually at … Continue reading

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Garden Plans

I’ve been thinking about what to plant in my big flower pots this year. These flower pots are my garden. I’ve decided against tomatoes. I’m tired of growing them for the squirrels. I bought some lettuce, parsley and dill seeds … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about Easter

Tomorrow is Easter Sunday. For some, it is a day to be celebrated with candy, flowers (especially lillies), visits from the Easter bunny, Easter egg hunts, new clothes and maybe an Easter sunrise church service. Others rejoice in the spiritual … Continue reading

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Feeling Obsolete

Yesterday on the news I heard that AT&T is going to stop delivering the White Pages to individual homes in this area. It seems that no one uses the White Pages any more. Everyone looks up any needed numbers on … Continue reading

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