Category Archives: just for fun

the new phone

Wednesday afternoon was historic in two ways.  One, I received my second Covid vaccine and two, scurried to the Verizon store to buy Banjo Man’s new I-phone from Kyle, a shy young man who might have been new at his … 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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such is my world

Next week will mark eleven months since the pandemic became real and the lockdown began. Last November our governor once again shut down almost everything in the state and I’ve been in my room ever since (except for that lovely … Continue reading

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it’s pumpkin time in rhode island

I drove down to Home Goods on Saturday hoping to find a white twin-sized fleece blanket. Oddly there were very few blankets. But there was a pumpkin pillow! Banjo Man hauled my bins of velvet pumpkins and fall decorations up … Continue reading

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the new normal

My friend Pat sent me this picture so I would be prepared for my flight this morning. I’ll let you know how the trip goes.

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it could be worse

Just when you think the walls have closed in so tightly you are going to go mad, here’s an article about being stranded.  Really stranded. A Bolivian orchestra has been stuck in a haunted German castle, surrounded by twenty-three packs … Continue reading

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saying goodbye to 2019

Oh, how glad we are that 2019 is over! At this time last January we began packing up the kitchen, living room, dining area, pantries, closets and bedroom in preparation for the unexpected remodel.  We spent the winter living in … Continue reading

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ghosts of halloween(s) past

First of all, let me shout out a “Happy Birthday” to my brother.  Yes, his birthday is on Halloween.   And yes, there was always a party before we went out trick-or-treating. He looks very dapper in that hat! Check out … Continue reading

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making progress

Banjo Man said this quilt would be a “pleasant jolt” to our visitors.  I think that’s hilarious.  Maybe that describes more than a few of my wild quilts! And here is a picture I took in front of a restaurant … Continue reading

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if you like numbers

My friend Pat sent me this.  I think it’s pretty interesting. But I am easily entertained on my computer these days, having little contact with the outside world.  I long to get dressed and drive out of the woods and … Continue reading

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