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Fun with chalk and fabric scraps

It wasn’t brutally humid today, so we spent some time outside the afternoon, dipping our feet in the pool, playing with chalk, sharing a snack mix. Neil used the chalk to write you all a warning, which I rather hope you do not heed. (Aside: did you know that you can hover your mouse over […]

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Swamp folk

Sometimes it’s handy living in such close proximity to a wildlife refuge. Lately it’s been our go-to place when we’re needing a change of scenery. Today, after listening to an hour of one child micromanaging the other’s every move, and after trying unsuccessfully to get him to see that he’d be a much happier boy […]

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Redecorating, decluttering, and re-arranging

This is an image of what I have not been up to for the last week… If you’re viewing this on my website and not through a feed reader, then you have undoubtedly noticed by now what I have been doing. So, what’s up with the new look? Let me give you the scoop. Polka […]

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Polymer clay at the library

So, I guess you’re wondering where I wandered off to, eh? Well, it’s been such a crazy busy week here, and much of what I’ve been doing has been un-photograph-worthy, and frankly, really boring to talk about. One noteworthy thing I did do, was teach a class at the local library on Thursday evening. And […]

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Sneak peek

You might be wondering where I scuttled off to after asking for your opinions. I really appreciate those opinions by the way! Despite the fact that the poll isn’t working (guess I should have tested that) I still got a nice amount of helpful feedback. What, in particular, have I learned over the last few […]

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A lily from my mother’s yard. Isn’t it pretty? I think so. It’s got nothing to do with this post. I have ideas. A head full of them, in fact, and I’m contemplating something right now that requires me to summarize this blog in just a word (or two or three). I think I’m too […]

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Wineberry Crisp

The lure of the Jersey Fresh fruit was just too strong to let me be lazy for very long today. It compelled me to clear off the kitchen counters, unload the dishwasher, re-load it (thereby freeing up some sink space), clean off the table, and give everything a good wipe down. Once that was done, […]

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