Month: October 2018

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Minimum Wage

My pantry is tidy and logical. My argyle is terrible. But #1 daughter called me yesterday as I worked on these things to discuss an issue coming up on our ballot next month: minimum wage. The minimum wage could increase […]

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Argyle Fail

My duplicate stitch rakers don’t look that bad. But there is a serious flaw that I noticed last weekend: they don’t meet in the middle of the diamond. Therefore, they must be taken out and redone. I haven’t had the […]

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Pear Tart

I made a nice breakfast for this morning’s team meeting, including owl-shaped cranberry bran muffins. I ended up with a lot of leftover pears. Pears don’t keep well, so I decided to audition my Thanksgiving pear tart. I didn’t pay […]

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Instant Coffee=Sloppy

In Something from the Oven, there is a report of an experiment done in the 1950s or ’60s, a time when the food industry was valiantly but largely unsuccessfully trying to get people to buy convenience foods. They showed women […]

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A Funeral

Miss B’s service was very nice. The number of people who spoke about how much they loved her should have been touching for the family. I could have done the same, but I was trying very hard not to cry […]

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Kitchen Week 2018

It’s Kitchen Week on the Holiday Grand Plan. Truth to tell, I basically skipped Guest Room week as well as Kids Room week. I have no kids, but I usually do the office that week and the sewing room, which […]

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Morning Visit

The Baby came over this morning with #1 daughter. I tried to take a picture, but she kept coming up to the phone. She likes phones a lot. She kisses the phone and pushes the buttons. It was a happy […]