Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Treats Jar

A few years ago, my sister Denise gave me a birthday gift of a ceramic crock with a picture of the historic Blaine Bridge.  It has a shaped wooden lid, not airtight, but enough to cover the edge. I keep … Continue reading

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Able to donate

Today was one fine day! After a good breakfast of a grilled cheese sandwich and a homemade latte, I finished an adult knit loom hat, began then finished one baby loom hat, then remembered about a Blood Drive in a … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Music: Slipping Through My Fingers

The Decrepit Old Fool has a little regular series about Monday Morning Music so today I decided to join in. A week or so ago, I went to see the movie MAMMA MIA! starring Meryl Streep.  Loved the movie, wrote … Continue reading

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Something good to eat, Something nice to wear

The Methodist Church a couple blocks over was having its yearly rummage sale, so of course I had to go. It’s hotter than blazes outside, plus I did not want another tiring episode by having the wrong mode of transportation, … Continue reading

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New Hook is very Nice

latest pair of cotton crocheted potholders A couple weeks ago I was reading a crafter’s blog, and she was going on and on about her ADDI crochet hook.  It seems ADDI hooks are made in Germany and the comfort handles … Continue reading

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There’s no way to know. . . . .

Last evening I walked over to the Concerts on the Quad on the ISU campus.  The type of music this week is Jazz, featuring members and friends of the faculty.  Professional musicians on a makeshift stage doesn’t get much better. … Continue reading

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Building Up the Stash

The other day when I had an eye doctor appointment, of course I had to stop in at Mich*el’s Cr*fts because the store is across the street.  I also had a 40% off coupon in my purse. I keep telling … Continue reading

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Saw the movie MAMMA MIA!

Ever since my birthday last month, I have been anticipating the opening of the movie MAMMA MIA! starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan. I got to watch Meryl Streep in The Prairie Home Companion on my 50th birthday a couple … Continue reading

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A bit of Catching Up III

Well, Saturday evening, Husband and I had a double date with our middle son and his sweetie.  I haven’t shown them the pictures yet, so I am not going to spoil their surprise by sitting a photo out here without … Continue reading

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Away I Am

The last few days, I have been up to my elbows in pictures, aka photoprints.  Actual likenesses of people on special paper.  My hand cramped with the writing of who and where on the back of each 4 x 6, … Continue reading

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