Archive | August, 2021

Re-‘new’ing the house: Part 2

August 31, 2021

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Re-'new'ing the house: Part 2

You already know that we bought the new mattresses for the company, and now it was time to put them in the bedroom, but not on the boxes of plates (which were returned). We needed to get a platform. What I wanted in my heart of hearts was this – it’s a bed made with […]

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Re-‘new’ing the house: Part 1

August 30, 2021

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Re-'new'ing the house: Part 1

It turns out that if you live in the same place for over 25 years, things wear out. Huh. Several things are getting replaced around the old homestead, and it’s enough material for a few posts. Let’s start with the sofa. Several weeks ago, we went along with Sam and Rachel to Nebraska Furniture Mart, […]

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Happy Saturday!

August 27, 2021

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A very happy anniversary to my Mom and Dad! 61 years together! Amazing! I love you both very much! A very happy birthday to Beth, too! I think she’s turning 35 or some such number. 😀 To the rest of you non-holiday people, have a lovely day!

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Layin’ the angst on the line

August 26, 2021

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I don’t know how to write this. No matter what, I’ll do a crap job, so let’s dive in. Since the pandemic began, people began to have Strong Feelings about everything. For the most part, and since I don’t like conflict of any kind, I just listen and make ‘mm-hmm’ kinds of sounds, since I […]

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‘Tis a silly thing

August 25, 2021

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‘Tis a silly thing

Early in the spring I stuck a couple of pumpkin seeds in the ground by the dead tree on the playground and hoped for the best. (I tried this last year and it was a bust.) This year? There was a bit of success. Here’s sometime in June: I set up the fence to keep […]

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A full week

August 23, 2021

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A full week

Hmmmm… where last were we. Ah, yes – we had purchased a vacuum and some mattresses for company. Well, it all worked out! Kathryn and daughters arrived Wednesday night and John and Cheri and their daughter arrived Thursday night. Some local classmates joined us after dinner and we had a delightful time catching up. As […]

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