Category Archives: My life

Spinning at South Dearborn High School

Spinning and weaving are hobbies of mine and I love sharing them with others. So I was delighted to be invited–again– to give a presentation to the textile class of Janie Hiltz at South Dearborn High School. I had such … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Books

My husband, Ron, brought home some cookies from an event he attended, handed them to me and said, “Everyone said these were really good.” “I think they’re chocolate chip,” I said, looking at them suspiciously. I really hate chocolate chip … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day!!!

Valentine’s Day is special to a lot of us. For my husband, Ron, and me, it is the anniversary of our first date. Last year I posted about how I tricked him into that date! Next month we will celebrate … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards

Every year Ron and I say we are going to write a Christmas form letter to stick inside our Christmas cards. We’ve never done it. But we do write our news in the card. We don’t just sign our names. … Continue reading

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Preparing for Christmas!

Nothing gets me in the Christmas spirit more than wrapping presents. But that’s also one of the last things I do before Christmas. Right now, I’ve been making Christmas gift tags, stamping most of them with rubber stamps, coloring, glittering, … Continue reading

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Crazy Socks

I just had to post this! I just finished knitting a wild and crazy pair of socks. I found this self-patterning wool yarn on sale and thought I’d try making socks. They actually fit me quite nicely!

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What are you reading?

If you are visiting my site and reading this, you are probably a “reader.” One of those people who read everything, books, magazines, cereal boxes. You might also be a writer. But what about people who don’t read? It’s hard … Continue reading

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Pretzels!

I’ve wanted to try making pretzels for a long time. I had a recipe and finally decided to try it. Very easy to make, but I’ll do some things differently next time. I wanted big, soft pretzels. These are medium … Continue reading

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Getting a head start on Christmas.

I know it’s early, but my daughter, Shana, and I have been making Christmas Santa Claus decorations today.Ron’s mother gave one to me years ago and we all loved it, but it’s getting kind of tacky and needed to be … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebration

Husband, Ron, daughter, Shana, and I stopped by our local fire department for their open house. That’s me by the truck!       I had a great birthday with my husband, Ron, and our daughter, Shana. We went to … Continue reading

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