Month: September 2007

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Shopping

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Yesterday began with a trip to the Farmer’s Market. Well, of course it actually began with a couple of hours working at the computer, but I had yesterday off, and I am not going to let the fact that I had to […]

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Roses

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We have roses. It was too hot and dry there for a while. We also have lots of baby peppers. And herbs (that’s lemon verbena in the picture). Otherwise, the garden is finished. This is my fault. I should have […]

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Gilead

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Gilead is a very beautiful book. We have book club today, and La Bella asked us all to consider the question, “Why is this book important?” I’m having some trouble with that question. For one thing, I find books important […]

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A Full Day

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Yesterday was a full day. I qualified, in Central Office talk, which is sort of like “flying up” for Campfire girls. This means that I now have a website. I am forbidden to link to it, but you can message me and […]

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Calories

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Crafting at last! Here are pieces 2 and 3 of SWAP Part III. I finished up the skirt of burgundy cord, and got the machine sewing done on the green linen top. “Linen” of course being a euphemism for “wrinkled.” […]

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Ancestral Emails

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Over the years, I’ve done some genealogical research, and managed to find out quite a lot about the family history. The internet has really revolutionized the study of family history, not because all the documents are now posted online (as […]

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Fantasy Housekeeping

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I made good progress on the publishing project yesterday, and then got to scrubbing. I am reading a book called Keeping House: The Litany of Everyday Life, by Margaret Kim Peterson, which is about spirituality and housekeeping. I haven’t gotten […]