Monthly Archives: May 2011

back then

I heard last night on the news that the famous Mark Zuckerberg (of Facebook fame, of course) has decided to go on a new diet. He is only going to eat what he kills. Sigh.  I get it, but I … Continue reading

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hopeful gardener

They are predicting partially sunny skies for Sunday.  So far, this spring has been a repeat of last year, with wet and cloudy and cool being the rule instead of the exception.  The allotment is so far still not planted … Continue reading

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corner view ~ favourite fiction

My favourite book of all time is Jane Eyre.  I have a beautiful, old illustrated copy that I treasure.

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the other side of me

I spend my days with the flowers, baskets, dirt, water hoses, shrubs, customers, and trees.  It’s really busy this time of year, and on some days it feels like a second home.

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shopping while road tripping

The Mall of America has a LEGO store (among other things, including an amusement park and an aquarium.) (I played with LEGO a lot as a kid.  We tried with the girls, but the dog would wander over and steal … Continue reading

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road trip

Minneapolis, Minnesota.  About an eight hour drive from home. The best reason my husband was able to give for a road trip: the BlueJays were playing the Twins.  The BlueJays won, 2 – 0. They won when Chadd and I saw … Continue reading

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gloomy and grey

Oh, help.  It’s been gloomy and grey here for at least a couple of weeks now.  I don’t want to admit it, but I think I’ve forgotten what the sun looks like.  And to make matters worse, I’ve also lost … Continue reading

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