Monthly Archives: March 2014

It’s Saturday Morning

Note:  I can see that I should have cleaned the lens of my camera, I didn’t really intend for these photos to have a “misty-moody” look, but they do. Part 1 of 2 mitts for my 14 year old granddaughter. … Continue reading

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My daughter and two older granddaughters are taking a car trip to and from California, with lots of stops on the way.  They sent one photo of the girls on a balcony with a view of the Vegas strip.  What … Continue reading

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Treadmill v. Blog

That is my choice as I sit here.  I could easily get on the treadmill and do 3 miles in the amount of time it takes to write one post.  It would be lovely to have more time than I … Continue reading

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I have not written about this, and probably that was the wiser path.  However, I am now having nightmares and dread at the thought of walking into my office each day.  You see, I have a problem employee.  Her last … Continue reading

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23º and Cloudy

But I have a beautiful cat in the house!  She hid almost all day on Saturday, but came out in the evening.  She hid on and off all day yesterday, but was very friendly when she was out.  I don’t … Continue reading

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A Shelter Cat

Yesterday afternoon, I decided to look for cats on the Dumb Friends League website.  Of course, I was looking at cute young kitties.  But then I saw a link for the “lonely hearts club,” and found a sweet cat who … Continue reading

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It’s Spring

In Colorado, that usually means it is time for some massive snow storms.  March has the most snowfall of all the months here.  But there are buds on the trees, the lilac bush looks like the leaves are about to … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Birthday

My mother was born 100 years ago today.  She has been dead for 43 years.  I can remember the way she laughed.  I remember the way she pronounced some words – she had that Pittsburgh, PA dialect – I can … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to everyone.  It is Mary in Africa’s sobriety birthday – 7 years!  It is former blogger Dave’s natal birthday – happy birthday Dave. Rightly or wrongly, I don’t put a lot of religious significance on the … Continue reading

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Feeling so grateful

Went shopping this morning.  My goal was to get my week’s grocery for $40 or less.  I went over by 39¢.  I have delicious fruits and veggies to eat this week.  And some pasta and other things.  This is definitely … Continue reading

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