Category Archives: Seasons

Summer Chores and Advancing Age (and the art of being a bit stupid)

Warm. wet springs mean high grass before I get a chance to start mowing. It doesn’t help when I didn’t drain the oil from the lawnmower last fall, and I could not get the thing to start last weekend, when … Continue reading

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Perfect December Day

Yesterday was one of those cold, mostly clear, BEAUTIFUL December days I love so much.┬áMom and I almost always go together for our Christmas trees, because my tree is part of my birthday present. This year, we went to George’s … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Sundays

Okay, so this afternoon is both. I was/am sorta antsy, so Mom and I took a walk…and of course, it was starting to rain when we walked out the door. I needed to get out. She just went to keep … Continue reading

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May 18, 2019

The “official” start of summer on the calendar is June 21. School children will go with that, because here in the US, that’s close to when their vacation starts. A lot of people claim the summer season begins with Memorial … Continue reading

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Big Plans

Really, I was so going to get things done today. Change my desk back to where I had it before (and much prefer it to be!), clean up the kitchen, clean up the living room and decorate for the season, … Continue reading

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September Roundup

Another month down. It was a fairly active one, too. We started with a trip to the Schaghticoke Fair on the first. On the eighth, it was over to Waterford for the Tug Boat Round Up (which I have no … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Rain, It Snows

Almost a week with no internet. This time, we were all down. Hubs amused himself watching episodes of ANDROMEDA. The Kidling and I watched a lot of television since Friday last: SAY YES TO THE DRESS, SUPERNATURAL, and BONES, mostly. … Continue reading

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Merry Stress-mas

The holidays are supposed to be a time for family togetherness, traditions, joy, and love. Yeah. That’s the hype. Most families are so split apart by world events, you all need to walk on eggshells to get through a meal. … Continue reading

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Misadventures in Baking…and other things

I signed up for the Cookie Swap at work. I’ve been baking cookies for 45 years, so …no problem, right? Kidling and I made up three batters last night (MishMash, Sugar Cookies, and Shortbreads) and baked the MishMash. That dough … Continue reading

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Holiday Blues

This is NOT a good day. It didn’t start too badly: the Kidling and I had to be up early to go grocery shopping with Mom, and we were. Then the car wouldn’t start. D was on his way out … Continue reading

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