Category Archives: family

where’s the hole?

  Yes, this is a photo of a roll of toilet paper.  Maybe I’m the only one who hasn’t seen this eco-friendly or budget-friendly or something-friendly innovation in toilet paper, but just in case you don’t know about it, here … Continue reading

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hurry up and wait

“Hurry up and wait” was the theme of our travel experience this Christmas.  From being delayed by a contractor’s visit and rushing to the airport last week only to find out the flight was delayed to yesterday’s issue with our … Continue reading

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merry christmas from Austin 2018

It took quite a few hours to get out of Baltimore, but it happened!  Here is the view from the window as we were about to land in Austin.  It was a welcome sight. The airport baggage claim area was … Continue reading

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christmas past, 1949 style

We are presently delayed in Baltimore as we head to Texas for Christmas.   It has been a day of delays, from being late leaving the house because the contractor from the insurance company arrived to look at the job ten … Continue reading

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a few november photos

Before we jet off to Texas for Christmas, I thought I’d share a few November pictures with you.  Before the Funny Grandson became ill.  Before the kitchen flood. Here’s a small version of the Dunkin’ Donut birthday cake, which I … Continue reading

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a little italian lunch

I thought I’d take advantage of the lull between construction and deconstruction here and show you pictures of our lunch on Federal Hill, in Providence. My daughter-in-law wanted to eat in a “real” Italian restaurant, so we found one with … Continue reading

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giggles are good

As I sit here today the electrician still hasn’t appeared.  He called–wow!!!–and said, “Maybe Monday”. I won’t hold my breath. The Disaster Recovery company is coming on Monday to rip out my kitchen floor, take out my sink and cabinet … Continue reading

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a really busy afternoon and i need more coffee

Today was a nine-errand trip to town.  When I’m at the lake, a nine-errand trip to town would be considered normal.  Here?  Not so much. The most important errand of all was picking up the Christmas cards at CVS.  I … Continue reading

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another birthday

I think I’m in a stroller, 1950’s style.  And happy to be there, from the looks of things. This was taken in Washington, DC, where my Dad was stationed at the time.  My mother loves to say she changed my … Continue reading

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I haven’t been able to think of what to blog about lately.  I sit here at my tiny, slightly wobbly folding table and try to juggle the keyboard, mouse and coffee mug while my monitor is on the old sideboard … Continue reading

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