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Christmas 2019 – The year of the Ugly Fruitcake

Christmas for crafters begins much earlier than Dec. 6th (St. Nicholas' Day). I looked back in my project notebook to see when I actually started this year's Christmas sweaters for the grandsons.  I had neglected to even mention the project on the index page.  On the actual project page, I see 11/20/2019 as the start… Continue reading Christmas 2019 – The year of the Ugly Fruitcake

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Workbasket – Christmas Sweaters Done

Right up to the last day too!  DW was at work, so I finally had time to work on his Christmas blanket.  He'd mentioned that he would like a larger sofa blanket than the one previously.  Because of the size of the blanket, I had to lay it out in the living room. The only… Continue reading Workbasket – Christmas Sweaters Done

eating · Exercise · friends · vacation · walking

A Nice Long Weekend with Lady Friends

Recently I spent a nice long weekend with some of my lady friends.  It was especially wonderful because I hadn't seen any of these friends for a very long time.  We were all coming together for some special occasion dress shopping.  I stayed with my friend LB and her fiancé, in the cutest little house… Continue reading A Nice Long Weekend with Lady Friends

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A Wonderfully Long Holiday Weekend

Saturday morning started with a 3 mile run at Riverfront Park.  The run ended near the carousel where a car show was setting up. It was a fun diversion before heading to Gladstone where DW purchased a new Triumph Tiger 1200. Below were some other cool looking Triumphs. After finishing the Carlton Wine Country 5K on… Continue reading A Wonderfully Long Holiday Weekend