Category Archives: personal female whining

the brakes broke me

I totally lost it yesterday afternoon. I had a screaming fit in the driveway while Banjo Man leaned on his rake and looked very, very worried. You see, I was in the midst of dragging the new lightweight transport wheel … Continue reading

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car confusion, etc.

  Banjo Man and I have shared one car, a 2004 Toyota Highlander, for about four or five years now.  About 95% of the time it is not a problem.  And if there is one, we work around it.  Sometimes I … Continue reading

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takin’ it easy on sunday afternoon

Here it is, waiting for me to sew something. Everything is so clean on my new table.  To the left are some pillowcases to finish for the Funny Grandson’s Christmas.  There are owls and deer on them, so they are … Continue reading

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inside out, again

Taking a break from chronicling the festivities at the lake for a moment, I need to discuss something…well…disturbing. I am hoping that some of you reading this in the blogosphere will say, “Oh, yeah, I do that all the time, … Continue reading

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i’ve had better ideas

    On this Saturday afternoon I am questioning my judgement.  My sanity.  My organizational skills.  And my Ebay prices. Oh, dear. I’ve been at this “cleaning the basement” thing for over a week now.  There have been good days … Continue reading

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no sign of spring

I did a little shopping today.  April is “birthday month” here.  This year the ages range from 1 to 91 (and in between).  So I went to my favorite local store, “Simple Pleasures” to browse. I purchased a little dress-wearing … Continue reading

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why did the turkey…

…cross the road? (A)  to find bugs and/or acorns, (B)  for exercise, though they walk very, very slowly, with their skinny turkey feet planted firmly at every step they take, or (C)  to make me hurry downstairs to tell Banjo Man … Continue reading

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coming out of the cave

I think this is commonly called a “blank slate”: You notice there is nothing on it?  Such is February in New England.  February 11th was supposed to have been a breakfast get together with friends in town, but it snowed. … Continue reading

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too sick to sew

Pathetic.  That’s me.  I caught Banjo Man’s cold and now I can’t get out of bed.  It’s been years since I have had a cold, so of course I am outraged.  Ha!  Those Texas germs must be pretty strong. I … Continue reading

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i’m not very interesting

Alas, there is nothing going on here in my little corner of Rhode Island.  Banjo Man has done nothing funny and we have not gone anywhere. It’s sad. Cozy, but sad. So in order to come up with a post … Continue reading

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