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2021 ~ Year in Review

January: January of 2021 started off strong with the completion of a multiple mend to a co worker’s coat. Mostly though the month was filled with projects that hadn’t been completed, such as DIL’s Christmas gift and the repair to the sewing machine cabinet’s drawers. old rotten shed shed partially removed kitchen window with a… Continue reading 2021 ~ Year in Review

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Workbasket ~ Watch out for Knitting Ladies (somewhat nswf)

Previously from the Workbasket A gift from DIL DSH's knitting bag from The Homestead Hobbist Knitting ladies are not the tame docile knitting ladies of imaginations. We work with yarn (very small ropes) and long pointed sticks (weapons). Many years ago I read a small story in The Reader's Digest. It was of a man… Continue reading Workbasket ~ Watch out for Knitting Ladies (somewhat nswf)

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Workbasket on Vacation

Pixie enjoying convertible life It is September again, time to travel. This year the puppies were included in the planning phase. Car instead of motorcycles, convertible instead of egg. Why car? Much easier to take dogs, much more space for anything packed or purchased along the way. Why convertible? Why not? Just pack sunblock and… Continue reading Workbasket on Vacation

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Starvation Creek

The website for Starvation Creek State Park mentions that the park is a trailhead for "the paved Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail", along with several other trails. The area got it's name when a Pacific Express passenger train was stuck in the snow during a blizzard in 1884 and it was rumored that some… Continue reading Starvation Creek

Motorcycles · Travel · Wellness

A Look back on 2019

In the holiday craziness it is easy to think only on the projects that didn't make the list or weren't finished.  While I may enjoy the challenge (trust me, it usually is some sort of challenge), my loved ones don't enjoy being in second place to projects during the holiday crafting season. Besides, the year… Continue reading A Look back on 2019