Tag Archives: What were they thinking

Happy Days Are Here Again

What are we happy about, you ask?  We have been visiting the Goodwill backroom bins, and they are FUN again.  They have all sorts of things in them, not just clothes, and they still have the same pricing, 99¢ per … Continue reading

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Love is a Battlefield

I’ve always wondered how and when Valentine’s Day started.  Apparently, it was a Roman holiday, Lupercalia, a celebration of spring and fertility, which was appropriated by a pope in the 5th century.  (We can’t have those pagan fertility rituals being … Continue reading

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We Count the Days Until Friday

So who said it could be the middle of August already?  This has to be one of the most peculiar summers that I can remember—slow to come on, super hot in the middle, and only now does it seem like … Continue reading

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Chain Reaction

Do you ever buy something that triggers an avalanche of work?  Kathy found a cool mid-century modern cabinet in a local consignment shop, modestly priced at $140.  It’s light oak, made in Yugoslavia, and originally sold for $32.50!  Well, I … Continue reading

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Crazy And Not-So-Crazy Christmas Crafts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as the car advertisements sing.  To me, the craziness is just starting, but the wonderful doesn’t really kick in until right before Christmas.  One of my favorite months is January, when I … Continue reading

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S is for Spring, or is that Snow?

Most of the time, I adore living in Colorado.  Maybe not so much today: This is my front flower garden in the process of getting flattened by a predicted five to eight inches of snow.  Mother Nature, did you LOOK … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

It’s happening!!!  Yes, Spring is creeping around the corner.  We had a dusting of snow this week just to prove it!  Well, that is Colorado in the Spring; it always snows on my daffodils.  Never fear, though, they are still … Continue reading

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