Category Archives: Reflections, spiritual, thoughts

Another sewing project

When my grandson saw the blue dress I was making for his sister, he asked if I could make something for him.  I told him I would.  I found this material and thought they would make some cute shorts.  I … Continue reading

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Sew, I have a new project

I love the super simple projects.  I love to sew, but with my schedule, I don’t always find time for all the projects I want to make.  With these pre-smocked dresses, “they” make it so much easier for the “I … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Box

I provide full-time day care for my grandson and before/after school care for my granddaughter.  My grandson has one of those mid-fall birthdays, and so he wasn’t eligible for Pre-K since he missed the end of September deadline to be … Continue reading

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The battle for space

My original plan for today was to go to work.  But I had an unexpected day off due to high winds in the DC and surrounding areas.  The weather team on TV said stay home if you can.  Schools closed … Continue reading

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Downsizing, our way

  With 36 years of marriage under our belts, my husband and I are in the process of downsizing and we  just moved to an apartment. That brought back memories of the first time we lived in an apartment back … Continue reading

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Why I love to be up at 5:00 in the morning on weekends

On weekends, I love the early part of the day between 5 a.m. and maybe 8 a.m. or so. Before we humans start in on our necessary but noisy activities. It’s quiet out here where we live. The main road … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

July 23, 2013 Well, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have left the hospital with their new little prince and their life as parents has begun. It’s a role that will last a lifetime. With all the excitement of waiting … Continue reading

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Little boy grown up

Today is our son’s birthday–his 27th birthday.  Where did the time go?  How did 27 years go by so fast?  I have been thinking about the day he was born as if it were yesterday.  He was born at an … Continue reading

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A brand-new year—A brand-new start

January 20, 2013 Well, here we are – another year has started.  2013 already.  Amazing.  I remember as a child when I would hear someone say, “…in the year 2000…” it seemed so far away and futuristic to me that … Continue reading

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THE START OF A NEW DAY

It’s five minutes to six as I write this, but it is still so dark, it feels like the middle of the night.  It’s very quiet right now; no TV, no radio.  The least amount of light that I can … Continue reading

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