Category Archives: a more pie opinion

paranoia or a good idea?

Sometimes it’s hard to tell. Yesterday morning I drove the rust bucket twenty minutes south of here to Walmart.  FYI I’m in denial over the rust and plan to carefully drive the car through next Tuesday, when the inspection sticker … Continue reading

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coastal grandmother?

“Coastal grandmother”.  Did you know this is the name of a very popular new trend?  When I first saw the phrase I confess that I was a little excited.  After all, I spend months on the edge of a lake.  … Continue reading

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you never even called me by name

During the eight days of Banjo Man’s hospital adventures, I was treated kindly by many, many strangers who worked for the hospital systems.  And such kindness was very much appreciated. To my bemusement (is that a word?) the women at … Continue reading

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what’s streaming on the big tv

HBO Max:  Somebody Somewhere, described as a “dark comedy” about a woman in Kansas finding her voice and finding a community while dealing with grief. I am not making this sound like the wonderful show it is.  The characters are … Continue reading

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fox and friends

No, not the news channel.  Take a deep breath.  You know I stay away from politics on the blog, right? It is finally, finally, FINALLY March.  The temps are above 30 (for the moment), the sky is blue and the … Continue reading

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finished and delivered

The “Octopus Quilt” is finished.  And delivered to Angela (she of cancer-care fame), Jeff and kids on Wednesday. I explained that it was for snuggling on the couch.  It can be thrown in the washer and dryer, no problem. It … Continue reading

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there are not enough prayers

I planned to catch up on the blog this morning with posts about Elberta peaches and arrowheads and the Funny Grandson, but this is not the morning to do so. I have been watching the caskets of the fallen service … Continue reading

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an elderly loved one speaks out

It has been somewhat shocking to me that in this time of Covid, Banjo Man and I are in the category of “elderly loved ones”. This past year people were urged to check on their “elderly loved ones”, to bring … Continue reading

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rhode island’s favorite toy is woke

Our little state has been in turmoil for years.  Bankruptcy, federal takeover of the largest school district, Speakers of the House ending up in prison (as have a mayor and a handful of state representatives).  Summer and fall protests, looting, … Continue reading

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come to mama!

Meet the new member of my Making-Dinner family. It’s huge.  It doesn’t look huge in this photo, but it is. See? This is a Gourmia 7-quart air fryer.  I ordered it from Kohls one morning before Thanksgiving.  They were having … Continue reading

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