Archive | August, 2020

Mountainous memory.

August 31, 2020

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Mountainous memory.

Mountainous memory. Lloyd and I stopped at some thrift stores on Saturday. At one, I stopped in my tracks looking at a gigantic mountain landscape painting. I was absolutely sure it was the one that hung over the couch in my childhood home. Those mountains! How could it possibly be different? It was driving me […]

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The shortest getaway ever

August 30, 2020

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The shortest getaway ever

The past few weekends, I’ve taken to upgrading my Saturday morning Council Fire and have slept outside first. Since I am just steps from the house, it’s literally no trouble to throw the tent on the patio and then pack it up the in the morning. My breakfast stuff is all inside, and making coffee […]

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Celebrations!

August 27, 2020

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Celebrations!

Happy Birthday, Beth! Woo-hoo! Happy 60th Anniversary, Mom and Dad! I’ll call you later today! Happy belated anniversary to me! Lloyd commissioned a lovely surprise – he sent my wedding dress to my sister and she made a gorgeous tablecloth out of it! She even snipped off the bows for later decorating! Lloyd arranged them […]

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A side project

August 25, 2020

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A side project

I have some pretty dang reliable aides in the late afternoon, so I’ve been able to get away from the classroom to do some work. Our resource room/library is a nice place to work, but yesterday I looked around and realized that a lot of the stuff that is in there doesn’t work and needs […]

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I did not take a photo.

August 24, 2020

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One of my little boys came in this morning with both of his hands pressed tight to the top of his head. He usually stands kind of funny anyway, so I thought he was just being goofy. As he washed his hands first thing in the morning, as we do, he was hunched strangely over […]

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Bread in a pan. What craziness will come next?

August 23, 2020

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Bread in a pan. What craziness will come next?

Stupid Wal*Mart has been out of my English muffin bread for two weeks. TWO. WEEKS. I figured it was time to take matters into own hands. I read a bunch of recipes – which all disagreed, by the way – and cobbled my own version. I’m resting on the couch as I write this, so […]

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