Category Archives: friends

it’s all about the tables

I’ve spent the last two days auditioning tablecloths. I know, you’re really glad you’re not here to watch the process.  Kinda like watching paint dry, I’ll bet.  But I take it seriously. We have two dining tables–one in the dining … Continue reading

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after all these years

They’ve known each other for sixty-two years.  Mary (left) is 90.  My mother (right) is 92.  They lived across the street from each other back in the 50’s, in the “Leave It To Beaver” era of family life. They were … Continue reading

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starting november right

Yesterday was our annual fall fabric shopping trip in Massachusetts. Sound the trumpets, make the coffee, gas up the car and be on the road by 8:30! We–wild women that we are– look forward to it all year.  As we … Continue reading

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pumpkins, friends and more

Yes, we are sitting on pumpkins and having a conversation.  That’s what old friends do, especially when one of them has a pumpkin patch. I absolutely love spending time with this woman.  Can you tell? Meanwhile, back at home, I … Continue reading

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sunrise to denver

This was the view out of the plane’s window on Friday morning, shortly after leaving Spokane. My heart lifted a little at the sight. We’d had a stressful time leaving the lake.  There was a lot going on and some … Continue reading

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the sky’s the limit

Old friends from Missoula came to visit last Monday.  It was the first time we’d had company fly in to see us. Check out this gorgeous blue sky! We were so impressed and in awe of the whole thing.  It … Continue reading

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leaving with the geese

This morning the geese flew by and honked–quite loudly–at six. We’re not honking, but we are getting ready to leave the lake for the winter.  Banjo Man has brought all the chairs up from the dock and the beach.  I … Continue reading

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banjo man makes new friends

Last Friday morning we went to a neighbor’s house to take advantage of her offer of tomatoes.  She had grown more tomatoes than she could possibly eat, so we were happy to take a basket of them home. Banjo Man … Continue reading

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sunset clouds on a saturday night

Saturday night found us at the Floater, a restaurant that–yes–floats.  At the end of the bay. The sunsets are always spectacular. It was a time to catch up with our friend Linda.  We never run out of things to talk … Continue reading

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still moping

Yes, Banjo Man and I are still moping around wishing the Funny Grandson and his parents and his uncle were back at the lake with us. We’re trying to rally. In fact, one of the Montana Kathy’s is coming over … Continue reading

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