Category Archives: Hobbies

When you’re smiling

It is always nice to be greeted with a smile when you walk into a room. Just maybe not from your curtain rod. It seems our cat’s weekly scaling of the various peaks of mount curtain proved too much for … Continue reading

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Vegging out

No, this isn’t about vegetables. This is about that time after work and before bedtime that is spent unwinding from the day. I’m talking about TV time. Sure, I do the walk thing, and the exercise thing, and the cooking … Continue reading

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Filling the well

There are times, lots of times, when it is time to unplug and disconnect from the television and reconnect with the silence/pseudo silence in your head. For me, I enjoy working with my hands. And while most of the time … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Cards

The last weekend I spent creating Valentine’s Day cards for family and friends. Working on each one, I realized I need to acquire new card making skills. But time was short, and the post office was overwhelmed and slow delivering … Continue reading

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Creative Roots

I sometimes wonder why I am not as creative as I used to be. Time, I know, plays a big constraint. After all, spending hours at work, then coming home to the business of living, doesn’t leave much time for … Continue reading

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February’s Reading List

I am finally starting to read my son’s Christmas present to me. It is a scifi with a murderbot. Brings a tear to my eye to think about how well he knows me. I finished reading, The Declaration of Independence … Continue reading

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No Work Goes Unpunished

I thought this would be the year that i would finally finish my daughter’s quilt. I even pulled out my sewing machine to speed along the process. Having watched several YouTube videos, I knew I could use a walking foot … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s cold outside

I’m loving our cold, wet weather. And what goes better with cold, wet weather than soul food, specifically thick hearty soups and stews. Problem is the hubbinator hates soups and stews. Apparently, they are not real food. I get it. … Continue reading

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Peas and Carrots

I saw a spread in a magazine the other day. One that contained all the variety of vegetables and fruits available from a shop in New York. The food came from all over the world and included over 50 different … Continue reading

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Getting Carded

I spent a lovely Sunday morning watering the plants, pulling dead grass and weeds, and making cards. I didn’t use any stamps but once the glue dries, I will stamp the interior to go with the reason behind the card. … Continue reading

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