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I’m moving

Hello readers and friends– My site is moving, but will be the same, with a new address. Look for me at You’ll see my usual page with a row of books at the top. And there is a new … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2014

Well, what would YOU have done with them?  Imagine the surprise, to put it mildly, when fond family opened this Christmas packet and found three strange knitted something-or-others.  This is the group that sent to me the instruction book of … Continue reading

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Bookshelves Part 2

So the four books that I brought with me are: Beethoven’s Hair by Russell Martin The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham “Object Lessons” The Paris Review presents short stories. But it’s intriguing to see … Continue reading

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Sorry I haven’t been corresponding lately—I’m terribly busy trying to open  all the doors on the game 40xescape on  (or just google 40xescape) You get 40 chances to open a secret door.  I’m currently on door #35 . . … Continue reading

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Winter Skating Jigsaw Puzzle

Remember the Olde Skating Pond puzzle by White Mountain puzzles?  Well, I’m getting there . . . so nice to have during these cold weeks of January.   And doing the best I can.  Full of subtle colors all right.  Might … Continue reading

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Out with the Old, In with the New—-jigsaw puzzle, that is

The Dickens Village 1000 piece Springbok puzzle is done! It was fun—included snowy London streets—and maybe you can detect the Old Curiosity Shop in the foreground, house of Ebenezer Scrooge, lots of taverns and street peddlers.  It’s true that there were … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Puzzle

Ah, this is a good week to fit in a jigsaw puzzle. Christmas is over and “nothing” to do. (Ha.) No, I won’t be starting the 1000 piece Dickens Village puzzle yet—-still more company dinners to be had on the … Continue reading

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Autumn Rambles, part 3

Remember the puzzle?  The struggles?  There were a LOT of water and rocks pieces! But I loved that part the most I think.  And after a while the rock pieces, thousands though there were, were almost easy because they had … Continue reading

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Autumn Rambles Part 2–still on jigsaw puzzle

Or as I’m beginning to call it, “Colorful Cussing” –because it’s a hard puzzle! I’ve finally finished the top half—the bridge and all the trees above it–except for 5 pieces!” And now am ready to work on the bushes below … Continue reading

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Autumn Rambles

It’s begun!  There’s a snap in the air in the mornings.  And a chilliness when I take Woody out for a final outing in the evening.  Summer is fading away and autumn is here.  I love it! This morning I … Continue reading

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