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Entries from October 2009

One Big Mess

October 30th, 2009 · 4 Comments

It’s been one of those days. Actually it has been one of those weeks. Missed appointments, missed roads, misplaced cats. It’s no wonder my art project today wasn’t turning out like I’d planned. This piece started life as a collage of old Hollywood stars. Say hello to Humphrey Bogart in the lower right, Fred Astaire [...]

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Before, During, and After

October 25th, 2009 · 7 Comments

For those of you following the new house story line, some photos of the progress to keep you entertained. There is still a lot to do, but it is coming together.

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Slightly Unappetizing

October 23rd, 2009 · 5 Comments

The boys took me out to dinner tonight at the Elephant Bar.  I love going to the Elephant Bar. Every time I’ve been there the food has been excellent, no matter what I’ve ordered. It is one of the few places where I haven’t found and stuck to one favorite from their menu because everything [...]

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Conversation With My Daughter

October 17th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Every once in a while my daughter pulls herself away from her busy life and sends me an instant message. The message usually goes something like this: “You need to update your blog.”  It’s always so nice to have a conversation with my daughter. OK, that was laced with a bit of my sarcastic humor. [...]

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He Has The Keys!

October 8th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Now to clean the place (ugh, that’s going to take a lot of elbow grease) and then to paint. Congratulations Boy!

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Little Pink Houses

October 5th, 2009 · 8 Comments

To me, John Mellencamp’s song, Little Pink Houses, has always been  about dreams that didn’t pan out quite right. Lots of drama this week so I figure I’ll give you all an update on The Boy’s home purchase. It hasn’t been all arts and crafts around here. When the house was listed it not only [...]

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