Category Archives: just for fun

seen on the library’s bulletin board

This looks like a pretty good time, don’t you think? And then there’s this event at the Community Center, which look likes great fun. I’m afraid the Funny Grandson is too old, though. How about a place to live?  I’m … Continue reading

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long live the queen

Every morning I check a website to see if the Queen of England is still alive. I can’t help myself.  My love of British history makes me do it. I saw her once, in person, and I have the lousy … Continue reading

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go van gogh

Last Wednesday Banjo Man, Nancy and I drove up to Providence to experience the “Van Gogh Immersion” experience. Oh, my. This was my bright idea so, with tickets purchased six weeks ago, we headed to the Big City without knowing … Continue reading

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i told her to smile

I’m not in the habit of talking to dogs who are shopping with their owners in Walmart, but this funny girl looked very much like Keeley, our daughter’s dog from years past. I knew Nancy would get a kick out … Continue reading

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getting ready on easter 2022

First of all, let me wish you a Happy Easter.  I hope there is chocolate.  Ham.  Beans.  Pie.  Jelly beans! And a lovely new pair of white ankle socks with lace around the cuff (if you were a child of … Continue reading

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drink up

There’s a bit of bright news this morning, in the last week of February, in the so-far-disappointing and grim Year of 2022,  with cold temps still surrounding us with ice and misery. (I am feeling dramatic this morning). And the … Continue reading

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so long, diablo

Meet my childhood friend, Diablo, a Breyer horse from 1961.  He was a great friend to my Barbie doll, too. Now that I have turned 70 I have decided I am too old to play with horses.  Well, maybe not … Continue reading

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the big 7-0

Call me crazy, but I sure like turning 70. No, I’m not joking.  The last few years of my sixties were a bit…stressful.  We’ve all survived 2020 and 2021 and lived to tell the tale.  I don’t know about you, … Continue reading

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there is always more pie

Wednesday was the day that Will and I headed to town for our annual Pie-Hut-And-Shopping afternoon. First stop: Pie Hut. They offer a soup, salad and pie combo that is irresistible. Will had the peanut butter chocolate pie and I … Continue reading

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field of dreams

In case you didn’t see the intro to the White Sox/Yankees game last week… Now I want to watch the movie again.

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