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Friday night dinners

Friday night dinners are still a thing after more than four years. If you followed me for some time, you’ll know the “what” and “why” of these events. If not, find out here. During Covid, these times together have been so special. It’s the only place we see people and interact — we’re each others […]

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Nearly Wordless Wednesday

Ahhhhh… the smell of burning wood. One of the BEST things about having a yard is being able to have a fire ring again. This picture is from a recent “Friday night dinner” marshmallow roast. The grands and adults had a wonderful time. — Namaste

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On the other hand

My daughter has beautiful nails. I noticed them the minute she was born. It was one of the first things I said to her. She has always been a nail polish wearer. I on the other hand (hee hee. get it. other “hand.”). Anyway, I on the other hand do not have beautiful nails and […]

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Grandma’s afghans

My grandma was a gentle, strong, quiet woman and I loved her. She also crocheted and knitted my entire life. I remember my older brothers wearing her homemade knitted vests in the 60’s and early 70’s. She taught me how to make scarves and granny squares when I wasn’t even close to 10 years old. […]