Monthly Archives: April 2006

Two Sightings

Purple lilacs against the blue sky Son Chris after his haircut, “Imitating the morons on the hair-product ads”

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To Show I haven’t forgotten you

These are a few feet from the clothesline.  Nice to look at. Until they are done blooming, I can’t hang laundry close. I don’t know the name, so I call them Misery Makers. Chris had a show last evening at … Continue reading

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A Senior Moment

What a long weekend…. Saturday morning, I was a Volunteer for the Red Cross Blood Drive at the church. Then I was the last appointment to be a Blood Donor.  Husband came by just as I was getting done with … Continue reading

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Our South Yard in Spring

A few feet from the front steps All afternoon, I could hear the lawnmowers going all around our neighborhood. Husband has strict orders that he should Not mow until the violets are done doing their Spring thing. Outside my window … Continue reading

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Sun-Maid Raisin Girl

Over at Susie’s place there is a post about ladies wearing hats, so when I saw in the Sunday Chicago Tribune about the Sun-Maid Girl and her bonnet, I just knew there could be a nugget for a blog post. … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, I’m Here

My inbox has been busy asking if I am okay, how’s life, etc. I didn’t realize that my blog audience could get so concerned if I don’t post for several days. The picture of the treasure bag was last Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Treasure Bag

The Spring weather means that the guys are pedaling their bicycles to their job and class over on the campus, meaning I didn’t have to do chauffeur service today. A mixed blessing. It is nearly noon, yet I am still … Continue reading

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The Clock doesn’t only tell Time

I grew up a mill town along the Ohio River, and we learned at an early age to “tell time” by whatever was happening.  The coal train crossing the railroad bridge, the boat horn passing the buoy in the channel, … Continue reading

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“Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. And however undramatic the pursuit of peace, that pursuit must go on”….  ~~John F. Kennedy

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The Week Begins

Husband and I went to McDs for breakfast.  He most definitely needed last week away from work, but there is something to be said for getting on track again. At least from my view.  He could putter along with his … Continue reading

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