Tag Archives: COVID-19

Vaccine and Winter

The second Amaryllis is getting ready to bloom, and the Walking Iris has bloomed twice with many more to come. It may be white outside, but it’s colorful inside. We got our first vaccine shot last week. Our local site … Continue reading

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Past and present

It was an interesting week balancing between the past and the present. I received an email from a NH researcher through the historical society where my grandparents lived. She had taken on a huge project to learn about almost 2,000 … Continue reading

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Sixty One

No, I’m not turning 61. That would be only in my dreams. 🙂 There’s sixty one days until spring. I can make it. There are seed catalogs to check out, orders to place, seed starting to be planned, and plant … Continue reading

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Old school

We’ve had a couple of technology issues lately. The trackpad on one of our laptops quit working, and the local computer repair shop is closed due to Covid exposure. While debating whether to wait and fix or buy a new … Continue reading

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Kicked to the curb

In about 88 hours, we will kick 2020 to the curb. Am I counting those hours, you bet. 🙂 Personally, I’m looking forward to a light at the end of this tunnel of nine months of isolation. Was our Christmas … Continue reading

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White Christmas

They say winter officially starts today. I say it started last week when 18″ inches of snow fell here, and about an hour and a half north, our friends cleared between 32-40″ of the white stuff. Ski lodges are happy, … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls

Are you ready? Ten days left. Lights blinking? Stockings hung? Cookies baked? It’s not quite the same this year as we head into a second holiday for two, but it is what we make of it. So, the grocery list … Continue reading

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Food for thought

I saw this on fellow blogger Mary J. Melange’s Instagram, and it made me stop and think. Right off the top of my head, I could really work on taking my camera off automatic, practicing free motion quilting, or finally … Continue reading

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Turkey for Two

There will be turkey for two this Thanksgiving for the first time ever. Then again, 2020 is the first time ever we’ve tried to navigate a pandemic. Thanksgiving usually means a family gathering to share an extravagant ensemble of dishes … Continue reading

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Let there be light

My mood and the weather have been gray and cool so I decided to do something about my mood at least. On a warm day last week, I climbed to the attic and picked out some Christmas items, grabbed my … Continue reading

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