Monthly Archives: November 2011

with all the intensity of a blizzard

We haven’t gotten one of those here yet, thank goodness, just enough snow to make it really look like Christmas.  Lovely mild weather, too; but of course I’m always cold so it doesn’t really matter.  Except that it is absolutely … Continue reading

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one more

And it happened again… One more year. Had one of those weird moments the other day when I thought I had just turned 27 (yeah, umm hunh, that’s how I feel) and realized that I just added 10 years to … Continue reading

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Part two of the Little Elf That Could story is that Elena, of course, wanted to knit Christmas decorations for all the ladies of the family.  Could I please find her a pattern (not too hard, and quick) so that … Continue reading

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my own elf

Ahhh, it’s coming… What I mean to say is that I never know what Christmas will bring.  I’m never on an even keel about Christmas.  It’s all over the place for me each year; some years the lists have kept … Continue reading

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cornerview ~ home

Exerpt from “If You’re Not From the Prairie” by David Bouchard “…My hair’s mostly wind, My eyes filled with grit My skin’s white then brown My lips chapped and split I’ve lain on the prairie and heard grasses sigh I’ve … Continue reading

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It’s here; and even when I’m expecting it, that first snow takes a bit of getting used to.  Can you tell I’m not quite ready for it?

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working saturday

I’m working Saturdays at the garden centre for the month of November, and spent most of today rearranging the showroom for Christmas.  Not something I’m good at, unfortunately; I’m just not a decorator at heart.  But quite a bit was … Continue reading

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