Tag Archives: Reading

Safe Shopping

Remember the days when you saw ‘safe’ used as an adjective it was probably describing ‘sex’? Now, we’re using it to explain shopping experiences. šŸ™‚ Lowes opened at 8 a.m. yesterday, and we were there at 9:15 a.m. for a … Continue reading

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Bundle Up

Nightime temperatures in the low teens and snow are in the forecast for this coming week. Old Man Winter is knock, knock, knocking. The last two Knockout Roses (no pun intended) have been pruned and covered with leaves. They have … Continue reading

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Reading Nirvana

I read mysteries, and I won the library lottery last week when I was notified that books by four great authors were ready for pickup within a few days of each other. šŸ“š What sequence did I read them? Jesse … Continue reading

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Summertime

We’ve had high temperatures, high humidity, and a heat index around 100 for too many days.Ā It’s hot. It’s dry. It isĀ really dry as you can see from theĀ lack of water flowing over theĀ Cocheco Falls. Geez, there’s grass and weeds growing … Continue reading

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End of January

It has been cold here but no snow, not even a flake. It almost makes me feel guilty after watching the news reports on all of those folks stuck for hours on the highway, but we have lived through our … Continue reading

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I will survive

I think I will anyway. So far, 2016 has run over meĀ like an eighteen wheeler barreling down I95 towards Boston. The day before New Year’s Eve my husband and I both came down with something. It’s way more than a … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

About twelve years ago, after a cross-country move and an entireĀ year with only the clothes in myĀ suitcase, IĀ became somewhat of a minimalist. This includes not needing to own books. I read every day. There is a book sitting next to … Continue reading

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Weekend

What kept you busy this past weekend? On Friday, we went with our granddaughter to see Lincoln with tremendous acting performances by Daniel Day Lewis, Sally Field and a very talented supporting cast. It was so well done it was … Continue reading

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