Monthly Archives: October 2009

Frugalness

Earlier this week I read on an Internet website some tips on how to be frugal. The one that resonated with me was to buy a fresh pumpkin and process it rather than buying canned pumpkin. I’m sorry but I … Continue reading

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Frustrating Start to Week

This week got off to a frustrating start yesterday. To begin with, my landline phone in the kitchen is on the fritz again. It has no dial tone. So how do I report this to the phone company? Get out … Continue reading

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Trivia Night

A popular event in this area is a trivia night. Frequently they are fund-raising events. Last night I attended my first one. This was not a fund-raiser but a customer appreciation event by a company I do business with. Having … Continue reading

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Bird Talk

Tuesday morning I went to the Senior Seminar which was titled “Bird Talk.” I thought it was going to be someone doing bird calls but it was two women who talked about the birds you can see in this area,which … Continue reading

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Not A Wildlife Refuge

I do wish the Universe would get the message that my house is not a wildlife refuge. So far, I’ve dispatched two more mice — in addition to Wiley Mouse — to the great beyond. The one which was in … Continue reading

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A Pajama Day

Is there anything cozier than having a pajama day? It’s great to relax and rest, letting obligations wait until another day. That’s sort of the kind of day I’m having.  After two days at the General Conference, I need a … Continue reading

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RIP Wiley Mouse

Wiley Mouse has left us. His departure was Tuesday evening when he succumbed to the allure of a piece of cooked macaroni used as bait on a snap trap. Cause of death was a broken neck. His remains were enclosed … Continue reading

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