Monthly Archives: July 2007

Pretty much done tossing, Down to organizing

Golly gosh, this place is more of a mess than when I started. I really think that a month should have been long enough to have made some sense of it. I am still infected with the “I WILL have … Continue reading

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Janitor Substitute at Church

My left shoulder is hollering about how much work it had to do to run the vacuum cleaner over what is affectionately known as “The Acres” at the church building.  I’m not sure how long I’ll be able to type. … Continue reading

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Quiet Friday

We got a newsletter recently. At the very end of page 2 is a joke— Q: Who was the greatest female financier in the Bible? A: Pharoah’s daughter.  She went down to the bank of the Nile and drew out … Continue reading

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Recipe for Zucchini Nut Bread

There has come a request for the recipe for my zucchini nut bread.  The original is a page torn from Working Mother magazine, November 1981.  I have tweaked it over the years, and so will write it up the way … Continue reading

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Mutterings from Me

This has been one of those days when I seem to catch myself coming and going. Things begun are not completed in a timely fashion. I went down to the storeroom and could not remember what I wanted, so I … Continue reading

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When Coffee Prep and Phone Call overlap

So I’m doing my usual coffee and snacks prep in the church kitchen this fine Sunday morning.  The microphone feed from the Worship Service is working well.  I’m listening while measuring out the coffee into the filters. The phone rings. … Continue reading

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Another Assault on Telltale Papers

Early in 1983, at almost 8 months pregnant with my second baby, the doctor mentioned that it might be best for my health to leave my job as the headwaitress of a fine restaurant.  I had to get off my … Continue reading

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A Week in the Summer

Trailside Market sweet corn Diane shucking corn for supper The way I cook it I have a gas stove Bring a pot of water to a boil.  Shake in some sugar. Add ears of corn, one at a time. Bring … Continue reading

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Still Going with the Papers

Well, I didn’t think it could be done, but I went through SEVEN (‘7’) boxes of old papers and pictures which were removed from the closet and cabinet. Two newly purchased Rubbermaid bins (actually made in the USA) have been … Continue reading

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Feet and Heart Both Ache

My left heel hurt so bad this morning that I barely could walk to the bathroom.  I believe I must have overworked myself yesterday, what with riding my bicycle to breakfast, climbing up and down on the footstool during the … Continue reading

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