Category Archives: Just Plain Silly

Not exactly a success

A couple of weeks ago I ran across a video that showed how to scramble eggs inside the shell before you boil them.  I was intrigued. I enjoy eating hardboiled eggs, but will admit that the differing textures and flavors … Continue reading

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Playing with eggs

Seeing as how tomorrow is Easter, I figured I’d better make some hard boiled eggs — and why not color them with natural stuff we already had around the house? I raided the spice cabinet, the freezer, and my soap … Continue reading

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Out of touch

We headed to the mountains for the long weekend, which meant sketchy cell service and no data. It also meant hours of playing board games, walking in the woods, assembling puzzles, reading, knitting, eating too much, and laughing with family. … Continue reading

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Yarn train shenanigans

Saturday morning at 6:15 am found me on the way to the train station, where I and three friends boarded an Amtrak train destined for Portland, OR. With us, some hundred plus fellow knitters – enough to warrant two cars … Continue reading

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Crazy, lazy, cozy

I walked 3.3 miles today (in the rain), through our neighborhood, and thought I’d share a couple things I saw. First up: the house with giant statuary. We get a kick out of this place. They have an elephant, lion, … Continue reading

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Here, FISHY FISHY FISHY!

One of my favorite Bert & Ernie scenes. And appropriate, as my current project is a fish hat. Yes, indeed.  I love it! The hat is about half done, and is ending up a medium adult size. Since this is … Continue reading

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This and that

Some of this. Tons of that. One of these. Lots of this. And a few of those.  

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A new leaf

This is my last week being 39. A whole new decade awaits me and I, for one, am excited. I have big plans for my 40s. We’ll be empty-nesters (fingers crossed), we will finish paying off our debt (except the … Continue reading

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Hooray for free food!

As my birthday draws near, my email is beginning to fill up with offers for free celebratory food. I don’t use them all, but there are some I never pass up (like the Keg). You can’t see it on the … Continue reading

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Weekend highs

The clouds must have heard my plea because Saturday brought us a little rain – not a lot, but enough to dampen the ground and clear the air a bit. I still had to water the flower beds this morning … Continue reading

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