Monthly Archives: September 2012

Promise?

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Gimme a Head with Hair!

  There were a lot of things from the 50’s and 60’s that I would just like to forget.  Like …. hair. How you had to wash your hair and set it with rollers and sit under a plastic hood … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday

My knee hurts Time for surgery.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Everyday Life

Auction day at the farm where my mother and her siblings grew up.  The farm sold to strangers.  We were taking the last look at the upground cellar where we used to sneak pickles when we were kids.   Bittersweet … Continue reading

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The Bright Elusive Butterfly …. of my backyard.

I first spotted it from the corner of my eye…. On the patio Buzzing my Forever Plant blossoms. Briefly landing again and again. Returning with the camera, I stood so still waiting for it to land again. But it escaped … Continue reading

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How to Succeed in Laundry, Without Any Modern Conveniences

Setting: Dirt floor basement at the bottom of a steep set of stairs.   Sunny breezy day.  Clothesline supported by 2 rusty iron bars. Circa 1960   Props: wringer washer, extension cord, buckets, clothes line and clothes pins, wooden dowel rod, … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday

Much needed rain comes too late.

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Sunflower House

A couple of summers ago I discovered an idea for a sunflower house. To begin, a rototiller and able bodied operator are very helpful. Three sides are enough, because you need to have an entrance! A few weeks later, the … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday

Year Sixty Two …. What to do?

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Back to School… again

Last Saturday I  revisited the first school I ever attended.  The one I described  in my other Back to School blogs. My granddaughter’s freshman volleyball team was playing there.   Even though its only about 40 minutes from my home, … Continue reading

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