Monthly Archives: January 2011

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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Aching Hearts

I’ve become aware of several people who have heavy aching hearts. A friend is coping with her brother who is an alcoholic. He’s been in prison and because he had no where else to go is staying with her. The … Continue reading

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Enjoying Christmas Gifts

I’ve been enjoying some of my Christmas gifts this weekend. The chocolates and cookies are long gone. They really shouldn’t be in my food plan but since I was gifted with them (by people who should know better), I gobbled … Continue reading

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Farewell to 2010

There’s an old saying about March coming in like a lamb and going out like a lion. 2010 decided to ape that behavior yesterday. There was a long line of storms stretching from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico moving … Continue reading

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