Category Archives: Guilty Pleasures


Have I mentioned the Cross-Stitch World app? It has sucked me in something fierce. It’s mindless but crafty. I try very hard to limit myself to just a half hour before bed. Look how cute this kitty picture is! I … Continue reading

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Yesterday we took N to the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield MA. He had a great time looking at the exhibits and trying out a couple of skill challenges.  I made him measure his wingspan.  A real highlight for … Continue reading

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Look! A Whale! He (or she) was guarding the walkway to our room. Our neighbors never left their room (every time we walked by there were fresh empty room service trays). I’m sure they were afraid of the whale.  There … Continue reading

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Maine: The Way My Life Isn’t 

On Tuesday we got in the car wicked early (not really, it was 7:15) to drop H at the subway and head north. I neglected to make sure that H had her house keys and she wouldn’t answer my repeated … Continue reading

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36 Hours

This was my view for a day and a half. It was amazing but much too short. Details tomorrow once I get things at home back in order. 

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That Familiar Feeling 

I’ve been spending every free moment knitting Dayton. It’s going along pretty well but there are a few little teeny tiny things. They’re causing me to feel like I should rip it out and start again. I’m fighting the urge. … Continue reading

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A Deal Was Struck

Haircut now. Bath later (when I have my strength renewed.) Cookie please! I was good.  *Photographing a black dog who refuses to sit nicely and look at the camera is near impossible. 

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