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Nineties lips

Cleaned out my makeup drawer.

The top drawer in our bathroom cabinet was stuffed to the gills with make-up, perfumes, lotions, and jewelry, about 90% of which I haven’t used since 1999.

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Seacoast in Chicken Beak Yellow

My new Seacoast.

I finished knitting this sweater in what seems like record time, and it feels so luxurious next to my skin I may never take it off.

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Rhinebeck #3

Fall 18/31

My son and I had quintessentially autumnal weekend away recently, and I’ve got the pictures to prove it.

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A little send-off

Emptying out the van

It’s the end of an era, here at Polka Dot Cottage, as we bid farewell to a true fixture around these parts: my van.

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Spring 18/30 - White

I’ve missed you while I’ve been doing things that are not blogging.

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10 snow 03

It snowed yesterday.

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Making merry

Fireworks at the tree lighting

Photo-a-day prompts, and merrymaking activities. This is the stuff of December this year.

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All manner of busy-ness

07 lunch

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then consider this an 8,000-word essay on How I’ve Spent My Time Lately.

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Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Lazy Sunday Afternoon, at Polka Dot Cottage

Some days it’s all about appreciating the little things.

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Best-laid plans…

106/365: Apr 16 - Thwacked in the face w/ a thorn bush

Allow me to introduce to you our family’s poster boy for Crazy Things Happening: This is Neil. You may remember him from last July’s heart attack or the kidney stone two weeks later. Perhaps you know him from the broken wisdom tooth I probably never told you about in October, or the defibrillator surgery in […]

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