Monthly Archives: December 2007

a Quiet Week Hereabouts

THE BUCKETS Yes, I have copied from Comics dot com It seems I am way behind with any words here. Yes, we had a fine Christmas. Yes, I am taking it easy during Winter Break. Yes, my hands are very … Continue reading

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Potholders going out

Since I finished the granny squares baby blankie, I’ve been very busy making potholders for gift-giving fun. Some went into the mail already, and some I delivered to schools for teachers and office assistants. All are crocheted with a size … Continue reading

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Our Last Farewell to Dan

The phone rang at 6:09am with an office assistant on the other end, with an offer for a week’s job at the other high school. I told her I was only available today, but that would give her time to … Continue reading

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Snowy Sunday

Youngest son Chris drove to Urbana last night after work.  He is done with the semester at ISU, and his sweetie is much less boring than the middle aged parents he shares this house with. He called as soon as … Continue reading

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A little this and that II

Last week, I worked as a TA Sub for 4 days, and on Thursday helping with childcare at church in the morning then going to Needlework Group in the afternoon, and attending the Christmas party for Husband’s job in the … Continue reading

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Oh, I’m not going out in the weather

Today, Monday 10 Dec, there was to be a Christmas Party for our Mennonite Women’s group at church. I had clicked myself as Unavailable as a TA Sub because of it. Then yesterday afternoon, I got a phone call saying … Continue reading

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Tuesday Humdrum

Just to let you know I am still alive and moving! Crocheting Christmas Gifts, knitting loom hats for charity, working often as a Teacher Assistant Sub (and getting requests to return). My youngest sister Danna, had the weekend in the … Continue reading

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the Weather Outside is Frightful

There’s been an ice storm warning for the U.S. Midwest since about 8:00 last evening, but it finally came up on us this morning. 10am as we were returning home from breakfast, and pharmacy. the street was a glaze of … Continue reading

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