Archive for the Holiday Category


Birgit and her family arrived from Germany last week. And while they’re here, we’re on hiatus doing some serious “summering” with them. (“Summer-ing” is the act of doing all those fun activities you do in the summer or while on vacation.) We went out on the boat

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Merry Christmas!

Thank you all so much for your thoughts, prayers and good wishes. Everyone goes through trying times in life, but as the old saying goes, “Trying times are times for trying.” That’s what I’ve been doing in recent weeks. Without going into detail, I’m happy to report

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Checking in with an update

Neglected…. Isn’t this tomato just nasty looking? I never knew tomatoes could grow “hair.” But that’s what happens when left alone and forgotten on my kitchen window sill. Like my tomatoes, I am a little behind in updating the blog. So sorry! It’s been awhile since I last posted.

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