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Weirdsville

Well, 2020 just keeps plodding along.  We just had to replace the furnace and AC in our rental house.  (Do we have AC in our current house, noooo, of course not, and there went any extra money towards it!) and … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Picture This

People keep trying to tell us fall is here.  It is September (not officially fall I know), but we are still slogging along in 90 plus degree temps with little to no rain.  We are beginning to go beyond our … Continue reading

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Reaping What I Saw

It’s that time of the year when you start to harvest what you planted.  Some of the produce is for your belly, but an equal amount is for your mind.  Even in my veggie garden, I like to plant marigolds, … Continue reading

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Crazy and Not-So-Crazy Craft Patterns Lucky XIII

Lucky for us, but maybe not so lucky for the rest of you!  We see these vintage (mostly) craft books and laugh ourselves sick at the projects themselves and the examples we’ve seen over the years.  Kathy came over in … Continue reading

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Boredom Busters #7: Let’s Make a Pet Bed

I’ve been cleaning closets with all this staying home stuff and you know what that means—lots of shirts that don’t fit, are worn, or have a few stains.  What to do; especially now with the thrift stores closed, charities not … Continue reading

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Crazy and Not-So-Crazy Craft Patterns XII or Put Down the Crochet Hook… Please

Well folks, it has come to this.  We have given up shopping.  Not for the long haul, but we both feel that we have responsibilities to other folks that mandate our giving up our Fridays, for now.  So far, everyone … Continue reading

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Aren’t Things Hard Enough?

Whew, I was worried that my snowdrops had pooped out after years of faithful service.  Nope, they were just a little tardy: They appear before any other bulbs in Colorado, which makes them so exciting to see.  Winter will soon … Continue reading

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The Power of Love

A bumper sticker in a parking lot inspired the title of this post.  It seemed pretty apt for Valentine’s Day.  It said: When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.  It’s by one … Continue reading

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We Interrupt Our Regularly Scheduled Post

Before I start up the regular post there is something that Kathy and I want to talk to you about—there is a problem that’s come up with the blog.  We’ve been writing Second Hand Roses now for over ten years … Continue reading

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You Animal!

Well, here we are in a whole new decade.  How did that happen?  We hope all our loyal readers (and even those casual readers!) had a fine holiday season filled with laughter and love.  If you are worried that we … Continue reading

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