Category Archives: shopping

beep beep

In the “what is the world coming to?” category, here’s what I saw at the grocery store yesterday. Yes, it’s a robot. It wanders and spins throughout the store and beeps. A lot. In my rain-soaked, out of patience state, … Continue reading

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nothing is easy #notaninteriordesigner

This is my attempt to visualize what kind and size of light fixture to buy to hang over my dining room table. There is a 24″ fabric ruler to judge size. My favorite winter scarf (thank you again, Retired Mountain … Continue reading

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shopping before the storm

Yes, I admit it:  I bought fabric today.  I’ve been working on a baby quilt and realized that I didn’t have the one color I needed to make it look perfect. Today was my day with Mom, so I asked … Continue reading

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where’s the hole?

  Yes, this is a photo of a roll of toilet paper.  Maybe I’m the only one who hasn’t seen this eco-friendly or budget-friendly or something-friendly innovation in toilet paper, but just in case you don’t know about it, here … Continue reading

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giggles are good

As I sit here today the electrician still hasn’t appeared.  He called–wow!!!–and said, “Maybe Monday”. I won’t hold my breath. The Disaster Recovery company is coming on Monday to rip out my kitchen floor, take out my sink and cabinet … Continue reading

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vanilla bean joy

See these bottles?  They are filled with vanilla bean-scented liquid hand soap. At the risk of having you think I have become one of those crazy hoarders you see on television, I will confess that I now own nine of … Continue reading

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starting november right

Yesterday was our annual fall fabric shopping trip in Massachusetts. Sound the trumpets, make the coffee, gas up the car and be on the road by 8:30! We–wild women that we are– look forward to it all year.  As we … Continue reading

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the end of the ugly stairs, hopefully

Here’s the guy who greeted me at the flooring store.  After I pet him and told him how handsome he was, he stuck his nose in my crotch and refused to let me look at carpet. The embarrassed store owner … Continue reading

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the end of cold feet?

Banjo Man’s cold feet take up a lot of time in our little world. Over the years I’ve bought him electric heating pads, an under-desk electric foot warmer, a hot water bottle shaped like a boa constrictor, dozens of wool … Continue reading

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a few more pictures from austin

And at the Austin airport’s new gift shop I saw these.  Hilarious!  I didn’t have room in my bag for any of them, unfortunately. Which one is your favorite?  

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