Monthly Archives: October 2012

Sing for Joy!

A few months ago, someone in our church died. In her will, she left some money to the church, with the stipulation that it be used to hire a music director and start a REAL music program. Until then, we’d … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year…

Yes, it is. When you start seeing hints and tips and clever ideas for how to avoid that nasty weight gain over the holidays (starting with Halloween candy). REACH FOR A BABY CARROT INSTEAD OF CANDY CORN! which looks just … Continue reading

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Moving Day

Our eldest son is moving out (again) today.  I am….not sad. Mainly because once he’s out, the room he was in will get a serious scrub down, a fresh coat of wax on the floor and paint on the walls. … Continue reading

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reaching up

I have been a housewife for 25 years. When I was a child, I dreamed of various things. I wanted to be a physician- a neurologist or maybe a psychiatrist, then decided no, the sight of blood made me faint … Continue reading

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Well whatayaknow pt 2

Ok this is going to be FUN! We met with the designer yesterday. His name is CJ Bryant and he does all sorts of things,not just wedding dresses, but that’s what he won Best New Designer for at a show … Continue reading

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well whatayaknow

So, this whole sewing thing…I’ve been doing a lot of it, including some work for a friend who does couture stuff. There are certain aspects she dislikes enough that she contracts it out to me, because I’ll do most anything … Continue reading

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The best part of waking up

coffee people, no…let me rearrange that. Coffee, people. (that’s better) That’s where it’s at. I have to have my coffee.  Have to. Sometimes 2 cups in the morning is fine, but not today. 3 cups in and I am still … Continue reading

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