Monthly Archives: January 2011

Social Weekend

My social life this weekend is making up for the missed reunion luncheon. It’s been Youth Week at church so I attended the preaching service Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Last night was a concert. If ever I needed something to … Continue reading

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A Brush With History

As is my custom, I stopped at Captain D’s for dinner on my way to church last evening. I often do this on Wednesday evenings … not every week but at least once a month. I ordered my Senior Citizen’s … Continue reading

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Social Life Snafu

Mother Nature created a snafu with my social life today. Several weeks ago a woman who was a close friend when I was in high school called. She had contacted a group of women who were good friends back then … Continue reading

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Many Are Cold But …

Few are frozen. That thought ran through my mind today when I was out doing my errands. To my utter stupifaction, I saw people who were not wearing a coat. Given that the high temperature today was 17, they must … Continue reading

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Am I Nuts?

Two years ago my sister gave me a Mary Maxim sweater kit as a Christmas gift. I finally got around to starting it about two weeks or so ago. The pattern photo looks like the sweater is a lace with … Continue reading

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A Puzzlement

In my circle of friends, we tend to go to Sunday lunch to celebrates each other’s birthday. Two of us will soon have a birthday. The member who organizes the lunches is trying to work out when the next celebration … Continue reading

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So What’s In There?

I had the radio on last night while I was working at the computer. As part of a news program, I heard a brief interview with one of the women who was shot in Arizona. She commented that she was … Continue reading

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Budding Businessmen

Like much of the country, we have snow here. There’s between two and four inches in my yard. Two young boys, probably about 10 or 11, rang my doorbell and wanted to know if they could shovel my driveway. Charge … Continue reading

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North to Alaska

The monthly travelogue last Friday night was on Alaska, particularly the Inside Passage. The film featured a paddlewheel ship and the lecturer made a real point of how this smaller ship could get into places the large cruise ships can’t. … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Block Party

It was a Block Party at the Knitters’ Guild meeting yesterday. The program chair assisted by one of the members presented an informative program on blocking your knitting, particularly lace items. Between the two of them, they demonstrated using blocking … Continue reading

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