Monthly Archives: September 2013

Old Chair

The old overstuffed chair  was covered in a faded, soft fabric.  By the time it made its way upstairs, the springs were broken and poking up through the seat and an old blanket had been thrown over it  to hide … Continue reading

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Misty Monday Morning

Cool Autumn Monday Morning Mist Rises from our Pond. Water Warmer than the  sky. Fog delay for the frogs.

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Household Hints

I am sure there are  hundreds of blogs out there that are full of household hints.   I follow Pinterest and it’s full of pretty much any household hint you could possibly think of.  Sometimes you do things a certain … Continue reading

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The Junk Drawer

In every house I have ever lived in, there has been a junk drawer.  A catch-all.  A place to throw everything that doesn’t fit in any category.  A place to throw things when unexpected company arrives and you have to … Continue reading

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A Poem

I received this from a friend.  My apologies to the author who was not identified.   My blogger friends of-a-certain-age will hopefully enjoy this as I did. Long ago and far away, in a land that time forgot, Before the … Continue reading

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Under the Covers

My love of sleeping in a cold bedroom comes from growing up in old farmhouses with primitive heating systems. There was no furnace in the first house I lived in.   A coal stove standing in the living room heated … Continue reading

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