Month: May 2006

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Wednesday May 31, 2006

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The Summer Reading Challenge begins tomorrow, and several participants have their reading lists up (including someone who is going to read Her Privates We, and man, is that ever an unfortunate title). #2 son has a summer reading list. $40 […]

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Tuesday May 30, 2006

3

The end of the sewing marathon. There are several hems and things to do, but each of us ended up with two skirts and two tops, as well as a beginning on the rest of the plan. Here is #2 […]

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Monday May 29, 2006

5

Baby zucchini! Also baby peppers. One per plant. Here is what we will do with these baby vegetables. The zukes and one of the peppers will be sliced and sauteed in a smidgen of olive oil with some of our plentiful basil . We’ll […]

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Sunday May 28, 2006

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The Regal Orchid Jasmine sweater is finished! This is a lovely sweater, soft and pretty and very feminine. Not hot, either, so the recipient — my dear college chum M — should be able to wear it now and in […]

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Sunday May 28, 2006

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How far have we gotten with our sewing marathon? Well, I bought groceries and went to work, while #2 daughter went on a date. In the afternoon, it was back to the fabric store for pins (and snaps for work). Then […]

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Saturday May 27, 2006

3

#2 daughter and I went shopping for fabric last night, with limited success. Actually, it was a huge success. We caught one of those 99 cent sales on patterns and stocked up. Well, by our standards. At one point, #2 […]

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Friday May 26, 2006

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We had planned to go last night to the free concert in the park with this famous local band. Locally famous, at least. Ironydotcom came to dinner, and afterwards #1 son headed off to the park with his buds. #2 […]

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Thursday May 25, 2006

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#2 daughter and I took the dogs for a walk in the park yesterday morning. That’s Toby on the left, and Fiona on the right. It’s reaching the 90s by noon, but the mornings are still beautiful, and the dogs […]

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Wednesday May 24, 2006

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Yesterday, I persuaded #2 daughter to go to cardiopump with me. She didn’t even pretend that it was fun, and today is feeling as though she is coming down with something. I am hoping that it is leftover jet lag, […]

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Tuesday May 23, 2006

7

This spring, I have driven to and from Kansas City seven times. Every time, I follow the advice of my agoraphobia book and pay close attention to all the scary parts, and notice how the majority of the experience is […]