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Simple Crocheting by Erika Knight

Going through a week’s worth of mail when we returned from our extended stay in Burlington was such fun for me – it was like Christmas morning! One of the goodies “under the tree” was this book, sent to me by the nice people at St. Martin’s Press: Simple Crocheting: A Complete How-to-Crochet Workshop With […]

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Watermelon Cucumber Slushies

One of the things that was waiting for me upon our return from the Boston area last Thursday was a book I had requested from the library: People’s Pops: 55 Recipes for Ice Pops, Shave Ice, and Boozy Pops from Brooklyn’s Coolest Pop Shop Nearly all of the recipes in this book follow a formula: fresh […]

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Neil was released yesterday, and (for a nice change of pace) he is still here 🙂 No middle-0f-the-night emergencies this time, thank goodness. He had cards to read, and a box full of fun get-well presents (including this pinwheel) to open. And I, as has been my custom for the last few weeks, had copious […]

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Baker’s twine and push pins

And a whole lot of wishes for good health. I think Neil might like our new family room decoration when he gets out of the hospital.  It’s simply a length of baker’s twine with a slip knot at each end, held up with thumb tacks. Easy but effective! The kidney stone is still hanging in […]

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Adventures in municipal parking

You have been so kind with your comments lately. I haven’t had a whole lot of time to myself, as you can probably imagine, so I am letting some things fall by the wayside, including responding to comments. Please know that I am reading every one, and feeling so grateful for the moral support! So, […]

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