Monthly Archives: October 2012

Blessings

I’m sitting here, looking out at a sunny but cool day. My thoughts go to the people who are weathering Sandy’s “gifts” of floods, power outages and heaven only knows what else that storm has left behind. I can’t begin … Continue reading

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South Pacific Islands

The monthly travelogue was last night. I’m not sure why these first programs have deviated from the first Friday time slot but remembering to turn up for them has been a bit of a problem. I think this was considered … Continue reading

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Today I Built A Skeleton

This morning was my time to tutor JW in reading. The book I selected was about Clifford’s Halloween. Clifford, for those who don’t know, is a big red dog. In this book he dresses as a ghost for Halloween. I … Continue reading

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No World Series This Year

The Cardinals failed in their effort to get to their 12th World Series competition this year. They won the World Series in 2011 and had a theme of “12 in ’12” this year. Sadly, they weren’t able to pull it … Continue reading

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Letting In The Light

I had asked my lawn and tree people to trim the bushes in front of my house and also to remove the tree next to the mailbox which had two big dead trunks/limbs in it. I was concerned that a … Continue reading

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Time To Hang The Lights

In my neighborhood it is definitely time to hang the holiday lights. Several doorways are adorned with orange lights in preparation for Halloween. Other houses have more elaborate displays including blow-ups of pumpkins, friendly ghosts, etc., in the yards as … Continue reading

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How Did They Do That?

Have you seen the Chic-Fil-A ad/commercial in which a cow is hauled up the side of a skyscraper? The cow is standing on a platform similar to those used by window washers. The building is a very tall glass/window one. … Continue reading

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Summer’s Back

We have had a couple of weeks of definitely autumn … verging into winter … weather. The high temps were only in the 50s and at night it would dip into the 30s. As much as my budget shuddered at … Continue reading

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A Eureka! Moment

I experienced a Eureka! moment while teaching a knitting class on Tuesday. This was one of the “project” classes. The topic was a ribbed hat. I was annoyed because Corporate sent instructions which called for ten inches of ribbing to … Continue reading

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Blog Comments

Do you read the comments on blog posts? I do … not every time but if I really liked the post or if it raised a question I’d like to know the answer to, I click on the comments and … Continue reading

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