Monthly Archives: January 2012

Stop! I Can’t Take Any More!

Last week I read a post on Saturday Evening Porch‘s blog about something called Pinterest.  That was the first time I had ever heard of it, and I wasn’t really clear about what it is.  No matter, I thought.  It’s … Continue reading

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“The Most Immediate Breath of Life”

“We lay aside letters never to read them again, and at last we destroy them out of discretion, and so disappears the most beautiful, the most immediate breath of life, irrecoverable for ourselves and for others.”         … Continue reading

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Making Bread on a Dreary January Day

There’s something about making bread in winter that takes the dreariness out of the day. Yesterday I made four loaves of my favorite whole wheat bread and thought I’d share the recipe with you.  If you’ve never made bread before, … Continue reading

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Never Leave Home Without Your Eyebrows

“Never leave home without your eyebrows” was one of the Mom-isms I learned at an early age from my mother.  Most moms struggle with their adolescent daughters about the make-up issue when girls, starting in middle school, think they are … Continue reading

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The Five and Dime

For Christmas my brother and sister-in-law gave me a book entitled Good Poems, which are the poems that Garrison Keillor selects and reads on his NPR program, The Writer’s Almanac.  This morning I read a poem called “Woolworth’s” by Mark … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Peaceful

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