Category Archives: Spring

Springing Sunday.

As usual, first you get the mutterings. Steady :: boyfriend. Sleep :: deprived. Thumb :: and forefinger. Straighten :: up. Wake up! :: NO! Diminish ::  -ing returns. Scarred :: for life. Horn :: of plenty. Pace :: car. Correspondence … Continue reading

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If this is April, I am doing our taxes. And taking iPhone photos.

Yes, like many of you, I am doing our taxes. This is the first time in years I haven't had to extend them because I was way too busy in March and April to do them. Retirement is sweet. Beverage … Continue reading

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Election day.

This is how I have spent the past two days. Over 300 phone calls. That's a lot of talking for an introvert like me.   Today is the spring election day in Wisconsin, when we elect our county boards and … Continue reading

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Animal tales. We got ’em.

Beautiful sunny 60˚ish day here today. I carried some stuff in from the car and left the front door open for the next load… and forgot about it.  Several hours later we realized that Lucy The Wonder Dog was nowhere … Continue reading

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My one comment on the royal wedding: did anyone else but me think that Kate needed a hand-knit cashmere/silk shawl around her shoulders during that open carriage ride? Every other female at the wedding (except that one granddaughter who sat … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the springtime edition.

The topic for today is ten reasons to be glad it is spring. Although the weather is warming slowly and the snow is melting, spring is not yet on the horizon up here on the Great Frozen Tundra. My daffodils … Continue reading

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A walk in springtime.

Sunday was a gorgeous day here, sunny and warm with a tiny breeze.  I knitted in the porch for the first time this year, even had the window open. But before that I went for a short walk. Luckily, I … Continue reading

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Sunny Saturday.

It was sunny and warm here all week. The temperature even climbed into the 60s (15˚C+) a couple times. Given that the average daily high at this time of year is in the 40s (5˚C+), that is AWESOME. [digression] Definition … Continue reading

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