Tag Archives: Vintage

Rough Winds do Shake the Darling Buds of March

Apologies to Shakespeare, but I love this quote, even if it’s a couple of months early. This week was off to a great start with warm sunny temperatures in the 60s, with just a slight breeze. We got to sit … Continue reading

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These Aren’t a Few of My Favorite Things

I have just been a lump of laziness for the last month. I have no inclination to get anything done, even with several projects that desperately need to be finished. I’m blaming 2020 for my malaise and maybe the weather, … Continue reading

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …

… it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the … Continue reading

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Sit Back and Relax; This Won’t Hurt a Bit!

OMG, they have totally changed how posts are written on a day when I’ve had it up to here with everything.  I’m not even sure I’m going to be able to write a post, so hold on to your hats, … Continue reading

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Your Blog Forecast: 25% Chance of Clowns

I know the title is ominous, but there is less than a one in four chance that any picture you see will be a clown.  I did put a couple of extra good things in to make it up to … Continue reading

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May You Live in Interesting Times

Oh goodness, last week might have been one of the weirdest yet for Northern Colorado.  It was hot, record hot, and then super smoky when a fire in the north-central Rockies shot an ash and smoke plume 35,000 feet in … Continue reading

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Well, Somebody Got to Travel

It’s kind of odd that we happened upon some thrift store finds from far away in a time when most of us can’t really travel.  Of course, there are the usual homegrown things, too, just for contrast. Life is sailing … Continue reading

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“What dreadful hot weather we have!

It keeps one in a continual state of inelegance.”  Thank you Jane Austen for succinctly and genteelly describing the summer misery. Thank goodness for Tuesday and Wednesday, which isn’t something that I say very often.  We’ve been having the hellacious … Continue reading

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Melting Like a Popsicle on the 4th of July

I just looked at the weather forecast for the next 10 days; the good news is that one day it’s only going to be 89°F.  That might be offset by the day that we’re going to see 99°F.  It isn’t … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day!

Things are slowly, ever so slowly edging back to normal here.  Kathy and I went shopping last week—twice!!  We went to our beloved craft store, Who Gives a Scrap?, which is closing in August, a victim of the criminally high … Continue reading

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