Month: June 2011


Non-work Fun

Yesterday included a few hours of work, but also a couple of church services, a walk, talks with friends an family, sewing, knitting, a game of Scrabble with #1 son, and a spell of reading out on the patio, where a […]


Saturday June 25, 2011

#1 son and I came up with a good quilt block for him, and I’ve wasted quite a bit of time this morning trying to find a picture of it — or better yet, a pattern for it. I found […]


Celtic Illuminations

Okay, I admit I’m eating at my desk, but at least it’s good stuff. I didn’t work at all yesterday. Or at least not more than an hour so so.  Otherwise I did things like grocery shopping, housework, and planning […]


Thursday June 16, 2011

We went to a conference in the big city where #2 daughter and I gave a presentation which went quite well. We attended presentations, went to parties, and generally had fun. I’m glad I went. I got to meet people […]


Sunday June 5, 2011

I got the shelf thing put together, my husband fixed it so it was put together right, and I added it to my  gradually improving office. It isn’t quite perfect yet. The bin I put in the top left is […]


Saturday June 4, 2011


Someone (Margaret Mead? Shirley Jackson? Agatha Christie?) once said that it wasn’t wonderful to have nothing to do — it was wonderful to have lots to do and not do it. I’m trying not to give in to the temptation […]