Walther and Pixie joined me on a short hiking trip in a local park with my son and grandsons. My car's mileage rolled over to 170000 Successfully completed this year's Taji fitness challenge, my first, in spite of bronchitis continued working on Dolly Dearest's outfit from January's Historial Monthly sewing challenge ran 5K Munt Angel… Continue reading What I have been up to lately…
Christmas is fast approaching as are the many catalogs. In fact, they have been arriving daily since before Halloween! Usually I consider them great fire starting material, but sometimes something will catch my eye. This scarf had a lovely print on it that would carry me all the way through the Yule Tide season. It… Continue reading My new Christmas Scarf
A co-worker of mine, does Santa gigs every year. His suit was getting a little bit worn and he asked me to do some changes/repairs. Over time the belt loops had torn little holes in the fabric that needed to be repaired. The belt loops also needed to be lowered because Santa has lost some… Continue reading Mending Monday – Sewing for Santa
I wouldn't let myself start writing another post, of any kind, until I had finally finished the trip reports. Today I finished the last of those reports! Whoop-whoop!! I have been working on projects in between the 40 hour work week, the weekend teaching gig, social events and my online college classes. I haven't gotten… Continue reading Workbasket – catching up!
Because we had stayed in Eureka, CA - Breakfast was to be at Samoa Cookhouse (again... "of course"). They also do a wonderful lunch and dinner here too. I like eating here for the food and for the surroundings. It reminds me of the stories my grandmother told me from when she worked at a… Continue reading Ride Report – Day 4 – Sept. 7, 2018
I forgot to mention... yesterday 340 miles total. DW asked his friend for a breakfast recommendation for Medford. Friend said "Morning Glory Café" in Ashland. It was either 20 minutes or 20 miles, I really don't remember which. It has been many moons sine I had been in this part of the state and it… Continue reading Ride Report – Day 2 – Sept. 5, 2018