Category Archives: shopping

our new little friend

Pardon my finger. Here is the Beast. Welcome, Beast. Have you experienced the shortages in lumber, building supplies, caulk, generators, etc. in the country right now? Banjo Man sawa a different generator in a store in town and came home … Continue reading

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we are here at the lake for 2021

I’m so sorry for the delay in posting.  An issue with WordPress is now solved and I am back on track once again. The trick now will be to access my photos from the phone and for some reason this … Continue reading

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beds, fog, spring and a meme

First the meme: Yesterday morning we had the infamous Weather Watch.  Why, you ask?  Fog.  Yep, we were fogged in and you know what that means?  Spring! It was all very exciting to look out the window. Speaking of spring, … Continue reading

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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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what’s in the box

When Ebay began, I jumped on the bandwagon and fell in love with bidding on things.  I’d take a break from writing to scroll through whalebone and vintage fabrics, Nantucket antiques and whaling ephemera. I enjoyed Amazon, too.  Ordering books … Continue reading

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feeling all the feels

I love this phrase:  “all the feels”. It makes me laugh. So, when I tell you that looking at my new rug and towels in my freshly-painted bathroom gives me all the feels, you know I am happy. This is … Continue reading

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a little makeover in covid prison

I have a very ugly bathroom.  It has always been ugly, actually.  The kids painted it brown for me about twenty years ago.  I thought it would look elegant with white trim and hide the ugly wood-trimmed medicine cabinet and … Continue reading

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shopping in america

The week began Sunday with a hunt for lemons for Banjo Man and a visit to a fancy grocery store in downtown Westerly.  Unfortunately their lemons weren’t all that great, which was surprising.  I cut the trip short and headed … Continue reading

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come to mama!

Meet the new member of my Making-Dinner family. It’s huge.  It doesn’t look huge in this photo, but it is. See? This is a Gourmia 7-quart air fryer.  I ordered it from Kohls one morning before Thanksgiving.  They were having … Continue reading

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black friday, black saturday, etc.

Are you shopping online more than you ever have in your life? I am, and I thought I was pretty active online before Covid.  This past month I’ve found myself not only ordering Christmas gifts, but sewing supplies, toothpaste in … Continue reading

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