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Archive for September, 2014

Normal Life Suspended

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

I had a brief spell of normal life. Waking up, exercising, have breakfast, dressing and making up my face, making the bed, planning dinner. Days of work with a lunch break, meetings, calls. Evenings with friends, choir, knitting, committee meetings, time with my husband, reading novels. Weekends with family, housework, racking up the inches on […]

Swapping the SWAP for Xmas

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

It’s just about three months till Christmas and I have determined to make sweaters for gifts this year. So the SWAP is off.

#2 Son’s Birthday Gifts

Friday, September 19th, 2014

The Band

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

I got to hear #1 son’s band live for the first time, at the Skyspace at Crystal Bridges. They were very good. I’m proud of him, of course. #1 daughter, the Good Ol’ Boy, and my husband came too. It was nice to sit on the grass with them and listen to the music. First […]

Pantone Color Report

Friday, September 5th, 2014

The Spring Forecast is out. Is it really different from last year? The neutrals are essentially gray and tan, there’s a selection of blues, a mint green, an orange and a yellow, strawberry ice instead of cayenne, and no purples. We’re giving purple a rest, I guess.   Here’s fall. I haven’t yet begun my […]

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