Monthly Archives: July 2012

Phone Frustrations

Yesterday I had a totally frustrating day. It started in the morning. The phone wouldd ring … usually when I was in the bathroom … and by the time I’d get to it, no one would be there. This happened … Continue reading

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The Value of Silence

Each Sunday there is a short article in the bulletin from church. It is sometimes written by one of the pastors but frequently it’s written by a member of the congregation. Last Sunday’s article was written by a young woman … Continue reading

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Not Exactly A Success

Yesterday after I finished teaching a knitting class, I had some time to do something before going to church. It wasn’t enough time to go home because I’d barely get there before I would need to leave. So I opted … Continue reading

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Another Question

I find the craziest things to wonder about. Today finds me thinking about how toilet paper rolls are manufactured. Yeah, I know … who thinks about that? You just use the stuff. But I got to wondering when I noticed … Continue reading

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My Summer Vacation

Have you taken a summer vacation this year? Where did you go? What did you see? Did you drive or fly? I’m taking a gas-saving vacation. I’ve been wandering around following Father Tim in Jan Karon’s Mitford books. Jan is … Continue reading

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Class A Success After Goofy Start

This morning I was scheduled to teach a Kids’ Knitting class. There was a problem though. I didn’t have it noted in my calendar. The only class I saw on the schedule from Joann’s was an adult class at 6 … Continue reading

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Flat Tire A Blessing

Yesterday I had an appointment at the dentist office. When I came out, I noticed the left rear tire on my car was low. I definitely needed to get it checked but where? Filling stations don’t check tires for you. … Continue reading

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Disappointment at the Market

My “local” orchard/farm has a market a few miles from me. The orchard/farm is about 35 or more miles away but the market is probably no more than 10 miles. I had heard that tomatoes are WONDERFUL this year because … Continue reading

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I’m Becoming A Grouch

I don’t know if the heat we’ve experienced this summer has caused this but I feel like I’m becoming a real grouch. (By the way, our weather has moderated and it’s amazing how “cool” temps in the 90s feel after … Continue reading

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Annoying Phone Call

Am I the only one who gets annoyed by phone calls from a charity. The calls always start out, “This is not a request for a donation.” But the caller proceeds to ask me to mail some number of letters … Continue reading

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