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Today I Was Traumatized by Nature. :(

So you know I live on a dirt road. Out in the country. Where the birdies fly around in our yard building nest for their babies. The turkeys cross in the morning looking for food. Baby bunnies hop all around … Continue reading

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Quilting Along

Looking back it has been quite awhile since I posted about quilting. I am still loving it, but find I go in spurts. I finally finished Kid 1 Graduation quilt. I used a wool batting. It drapes so nicely and … Continue reading

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Growing Up & New Adventures

I have real job. One in an office that is very fulfilling. One which I make a living with and have been doing a very long time. It is a good job. I have another real job of being a … Continue reading

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Mid Life Crisis or Growing Up? I can’t decide.

I have decided to let my grey hair grow out. I had my first grey hair at 21. I was shocked. At least 10 years ago I started coloring it. For the last couple of years I have toyed with … Continue reading

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Summer is almost over…

I can’t believe that summer is almost over and I haven’t posted since …April! Yeesh. So I guess this is “My Summer in Review”. We started off with Kid 1 graduation from high school. Homeschool high school actually. Which means … Continue reading

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Polishing Silver

I love silver. Silver jewelry. Silver candle holders. Silver flatware. LOVE!! I am always searching Salvation Army, thrift stores, garage sales or freecycle for cheap silver pieces. I use my silver finds for everyday use. Sugar spoons and soap dish … Continue reading

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Life on a Dirt Road … Crazy Mother Nature

It was a glorious day. Highs in the upper 60’s. Which is almost shorts weather after the Polar Votex winter we had. My phone was showing a severe weather alert. Possibly a big thunderstorm. The weather channel suggested we go … Continue reading

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How Does One Say Good-Bye?

Our love affair with the┬áBDE (Best Dog EVER) started in February of 2005. We went to Ohio to pick out our new family member. Actually, she chose us. The little wiggly pup made her way onto Kid 2’s lap and … Continue reading

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Spring Time and a Springtime Quilt

The weather has finally turned a bit warmer and the nasty Polar Vortex has relinquished its hold on Michigan. Yay. What that means for life on a dirt road is …. mud. Lots and lots of mud. You see we … Continue reading

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Quilting Again!!

Life has been really crazy lately. With the holidays and then a family vacation to Florida, and now trying to help Kid 1 get all her college applications filled out…well I haven’t had much time to quilt. Things are slowing … Continue reading

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