Category Archives: Hobbies

They’re Up!

This weekend while taking the dog for his morning walk, the temperature dropped down to a brisk 78 degrees F. Yes! It was time to turn off the ACs and turn on the house fan. Then we could open windows … Continue reading

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What’s Old is New Again

We have a channel that plays old black and white mysteries on Sunday morning. More specifically, they play vintage Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes movies. And while I didn’t grow up when these shows were shown in theaters, … Continue reading

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Is This How Crazy Starts?

A while ago I purchased a few earring kits on clearance from Oriental Trading Company. This weekend, while I binged on Netflix, I thought I would make some of the sets. Actually, all the pairs came in groups of six. … Continue reading

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When Netflix Leads to the Kitchen, Part II

In addition to making bread, I also was intrigued by the way the hostess of Taste of the Country kept referring to family recipes when she cooked. Thanks to my oldest sister, I do have 2 collections of family recipes. … Continue reading

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When Netflix Leads to the Kitchen

I have a coworker who’s always sharing her favorite Netflix show that she discovered. Recently, she shared her love of a show called Taste of the Country. The show is set on South Pond Farm in Ontario. I get cold … Continue reading

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Summertime Watching

At any given time on Netflix, I watch about five different shows. There is, of course, my old stand-by of Forensic Files. But summer also heralds the arrival of the last season of TV shows. So returning to the line-up … Continue reading

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Loosing my marbles, er, beads

Once more I’ve switched the focus of my hobbies. This time I left quilting to focus on beading. I found a chainmail technique that I wanted to try and thanks to the power of youtube, I even watched a few … Continue reading

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