Tag Archives: Quilting

Grandparenting

This Monday morning the wind chill is well below zero after a couple of almost 60° days last week. The majority of the snow has melted, sap is running across the area, and my seedlings are doing well. All good … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

Hello February! January brought us only 4″ of snow while you are about to dump a foot plus today. It’s okay because no matter what happens in the next couple of weeks, it’s still only 47 days until spring. 😎 … 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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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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Thread

Although we’re having great weather and I’m still picking up multiple leaf bags full of the neighbor’s pine cones, I’ve basically closed out the gardening season and moved indoors. The sewing and embroidery machines have been running, and I’ve made … 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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Blinking cursor

If you blog, the blinking cursor is a reminder that trying to come up with something to write about during this pandemic is a real challenge. It’s a taunt. Hey, lady, can you come up with some words so I … Continue reading

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Captivating

I wish. 🙂 I not only would like a snappy title but wish I could start this post with recounting some really exciting or at least fun event from last week – nope. Everything is open here and the tourists … Continue reading

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Having a heat wave

High temps, humidity and no rain since, well, I can’t remember. It’s hot and dry here with watering restrictions starting to pop up in various areas. The Asiatic Lilies are starting to bloom. Pretty aren’t they? Gardening in this heat … Continue reading

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Day 29

I’ve been trying to write a post, but mostly I’ve sat here looking at the blinking cursor because I’m struggling with something to say. Some bloggers have been energized by the availability of time to post, but I readily admit … Continue reading

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