Published March 27th, 2012 by

Did the Royal wedding of 2011 excite you or even intrigue you a little bit? I’ve just come across an old crochet pattern from my granny’s stash called “Coronation Edging”.…

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Published March 27th, 2012 by

Maybe our voice isn't strumming out a cacophony of melodic tunes like 'Amazing Grace’, 'I walk the Line’, or 'Today I'm Going to Try to Change the World' but our…

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Published March 26th, 2012 by

I’ve been the new kid, the fat kid, the smart kid and maybe a few other kinds. The one thing they all have in common is that they set you…

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Published March 26th, 2012 by

I inherited tons of recipes from my friend and foolishly thought we would like them all because they came from my friend. Not so!  No matter what I did to…

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Published March 24th, 2012 by

Ron and I used to joke about having a 'quiet' day. That never happened very often. Even though we were technically retired, something always came up to use our hours,…

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Published March 20th, 2012 by

On Ron's special day, we talked about what a great guy he was. We shared memories with one another. Then we all ate birthday cake. Yes, you heard right. I…

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Published March 19th, 2012 by

Well-known elocutionist, (and my mother-in-law) Clarissa Courtney Wood loved to recite lines from the poem she called ‘Are all the Children in?’ I can still hear her pleading voice and…

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Published March 19th, 2012 by

A calorie is the bed bug of the weight loss world. He crawls into our closet at night and sews all our clothes two sizes smaller than our hips. He…

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Published March 19th, 2012 by

Likely hoping for a little peace and quiet, Mom picked a children’s book off the shelf, arranged the little ones on either side and began to read. The girls did…

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Published March 16th, 2012 by

I’ve been feeling a bit wonky for the last few days and many a well-meaning friend suggests that I cut back, lie down and rest so as to recover from…

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