Tag Archives: COVID-19

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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Thursday Doors – October 29, 2020

How about a Halloweeny door this Thursday? My friend, Sue, spotted this door in Chester, NH, while she was looking for scarecrow people. Doesn’t everyone go looking for scarecrow people this time of year? 🙂 Chester is 26 square miles … Continue reading

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Whiny and sarcastic

Covid-19 and politics are clearly affecting my disposition so feel free to move on to someone posting a lovely flower photo. I understand, really. 🙂 I’ve been staying home, picking things up curbside again, and just mainly avoiding my fellow … Continue reading

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Fess up

So, we’ve all been hanging at home for the past seven months or so, and we’ve done lots of ‘stuff’ to keep busy. Let’s share the ‘best’ and the ‘craziest’ thing we’ve done. I’ll go. 🙂 We’ve actually done several … Continue reading

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What’s up?

So, how’ve you been? Staying well and safe, but busy? Busy is good. Since this pandemic started, everything has changed, but repurpose, recycle, and reuse are still good things. We wanted to change our kitchen eating area from a round … Continue reading

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Is it Monday?

I needed a ‘bummed out’ blogging break last week, but I’ll save you the explanation and just say it was life as we now know it. Outside I kept busy doing my usual –  weeding, watering, transplanting, still trying to … Continue reading

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Isaias came plowing through New England last week. We were without power for 9 hours but many others were out much longer. It took me several hours to pick up all the downed branches, but I didn’t have to worry … Continue reading

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