Monthly Archives: December 2008

Not My Boots

When I was visiting Rene recently, it started to snow and I was wearing my dress shoes.  I didn’t want to go out in the snow with those shoes on.  He gave me these boots to wear home.  They are … Continue reading

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Chocoholic

For as long as I can remember, chocolate has been a great favorite with me.  My husband used to tell me that if I got cut, I would probably bleed chocolate syrup.  (Not true, of course.) The other day I … Continue reading

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RustyTried to Sneak a Nap

Before Rusty came to live with us, he had lived all his life outdoors.  He had been neglected and abused.  He had no idea of what it’s like to live in a house with people, but when he came to … Continue reading

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Christmas Joy and Favorite Carols

I’ve thought for many years that my favorite Christmas carol is It Came Upon the Midnight Clear.  It tells the whole Christmas story and I especially like some of the old words and expressions, “cloven skies,” “prophet bards,” “encircling years,” … Continue reading

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Party Time

Since we live in the snow belt, most of us are relatively used to snow and winter storms.  Last Friday was the Christmas Party for those of us who attend the Senior Center. So many people had signed up to … Continue reading

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Pink Violets

Some time ago, probably last summer, I decided that I really had to repot my pink violet or lose it. It had grown into two beautiful plants and the pot was very crowded. I put if off as long as … Continue reading

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Friends

My friend Rene hasn’t been used to having a dog in the house.  But when he comes to visit me, Rusty greets him with obvious love.  Rene is getting used to having Rusty as a new friend.  Pets have a … Continue reading

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Look Closely

This photo is supposed to show the little birdy footprints in the snow on my front porch.  I hope it shows up well for you to see. A couple of years ago I learned that one way to deal with … Continue reading

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Winter Beauty

I have a fascination with icicles.  These icicles hanging on the curved archway caught my fancy.  It was just before Thanksgiving.  The archway frames the winter scene beyond it.  I snapped this photo before knocking the beautiful icicles down. They … Continue reading

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Christmas Decoration

After I made some Pysanky eggs in a Christmas theme for the Artists’ Guild, I decided I would like to make some Christmas eggs for myself.  This egg is done in a pinwheel design and uses the colors red, green, … Continue reading

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