Category Archives: friends

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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oh, yes, i’m at the lake!

Last Thursday was the Big Day At Last.  I was up at 3 AM and in the car with Banjo Man at 3:30 AM. I had two very heavy suitcases, but there were two quilts in there so they took … Continue reading

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sewin’ in the chapel

You can’t tell from this picture, but this quilt shop is in a very large former church. This spring’s Shop Hop with Harley Chick and Aunt Pat meant spending the morning at the Charlton Sewing Center, the most unusual quilt … Continue reading

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music, views, sundaes and a trip down memory lane

Mother’s Day 2018 was another cold, overcast day, but we were determined to pretend it wasn’t. We–Banjo Man, daughter NancyK, my mother and I—took a drive over to the island of Jamestown.  Back in the days of pirates, Jamestown was … Continue reading

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sew much to learn

I love to learn new things and usually jump in with both feet (except for that horrendous cross country skiing lesson Banjo Man dragged me to back in 1976–I never wanted to learn to ski and never will). Learning something … Continue reading

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a party for #92

Mom turned 92  yesterday, so on Sunday we had a little dinner party with seafood gumbo and birthday cake (always a good combination for a woman born in New Orleans). I broke out the ruby-flashed glasses and matching napkins. The … Continue reading

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