Monthly Archives: August 2011

Filling the Time

We still do not have electricity, but I cannot really complain about our hardship when I see what the storm did to so many others.  Yes, we are inconvenienced, but at least we did not loose our possessions, home, car … Continue reading

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After the Storm

We did all our preparations, helped the neighbors and then waited.  This kids made their rounds between the houses during the day, they were all scared and wondering what was going to happen.  Several of our neighbors were on vacation … Continue reading

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The Preparations Have Begun

As of last night the news was that Irene would hit the New York area on Saturday and could potentially be a category 3, so I got up this morning and got all my chores out of the way.  I … Continue reading

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Catching Up

A couple of days of vacation works wonders for every aspect of your life.  I had the best intentions to blog while away, but after the first day and it taking me 3 hours to do one post – I … Continue reading

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Vacation, Need I Say More

We were invited to spend a couple of days at the Cape (Cape Cod for those who aren’t from the East Coast).  I love the Cape.  As a child we spent many a summer vacationing on the Cape -I also … Continue reading

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Christmas is Right Around the Corner

I try and make all my gifts during the course of the year and after each Christmas I tell myself I am not going to wait until the last minute.  The next thing I know it is October and I … Continue reading

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A Hairy Feat

Two and a half hours, half a box of kleenex and a shower later, the dog is shaved.  My fingers are still numb from the vibration of the clippers, but it is one of those sensations that I don’t mind.  … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of This a Little Bit of That Wednesday

I awoke this morning at 3:38am, not sure what woke me or why, but I was wide awake.  I picked up my phone and noticed that I had a text message, opened it and found out that I have a … Continue reading

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Beautiful, Scrumptious Peaches

So what to do with 15 pounds of peaches?  I had thought that I would freeze some and make peach jam, but as it turned out I froze most of them and we have been enjoying fresh peaches in desserts, … Continue reading

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Zucchini, Zucchini Everywhere

Yesterday turned into an all day baking fest, no jam making.  I decided to freeze the peaches and make some yummy desserts – also a juicy, fresh peach is not something to pass  up. I started out with about 7 … Continue reading

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