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Entries from December 2009

If You Could Hear What I Hear

December 30th, 2009 · No Comments

They are in the other room playing Tetris on Wii. They are a competitive bunch and some of the things I am hearing shouldn’t be repeated here. Does that mean they are having a good time?

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Tags: Ramblings

Crafting With My Daughter

December 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments

My daughter is a talented craftsman who works primarily with fabric and her trusty sewing machine. You may have seen her work in her Anodyne Design shop on Etsy. (Um, Sweetie, your shop is empty.  Time to start sewing something fabulous again.) It makes me happy that crafting is something she and I can share [...]

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Tags: Play · Ramblings

A Perfect Day

December 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Christmas Day was a perfect day at our house. We had all our kids here with us and I think I can speak for Recliner Man when I say that having the family together is the best gift we could have asked for. We have always been happiest when we were all together. Our kids [...]

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Christmas Visit Update

December 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I know they are out there, I’ll hide behind this tree. We humans have been having a wonderful time since my daughter and her husband arrived from Illinois. There has been shopping, restaurants, favorite recipes, more shopping, conversation, and lots of good times. The other day my good friend and her husband came over for [...]

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Christmas Ornaments

December 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Billie stopped over yesterday afternoon and we did a quick holiday project. These sparkly balls are even prettier in person and really pretty easy to make. You take a clear glass ball and remove the cap. Then you squirt in some dye ink and add a small splash of water. I’m not giving you amounts [...]

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Tags: Play · Projects · Ramblings

A Beautiful Day In My Neighborhood

December 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments

 Have you ever had one of those days where you keep catching yourself with a smile on your face? I’m having one and it feels wonderful.  It’s been a day full of joys and it is only half over. I took the photo at lunch today. The Boy took me to lunch at a sushi [...]

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Tags: Ramblings