Category Archives: Life

Eggs and Salami

Who would have thought.  After all these years, that one breakfast entrée on the menu at Matt’s Big Breakfast would take me back to my childhood?? But one inhale and tastebud sensation later I am 6 years old, in a Belleville, NJ … Continue reading

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La Mia Famiglia Riunita in Jersey

A long time ago  I used to get really excited about flying in a plane.  New places, new adventures, new people.  These days it’s more like boarding a bus, so I wasn’t too excited about getting back in the air. … Continue reading

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Dangling in the Thrums and Bushes

For all non-weavers, thrums are the un-woven ends of the warp that get cut off when the weaving project is done.  They can be anywhere from 12 to 36 inches, and are grouped in knotted sections.  Some weavers are quite … Continue reading

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Sunday Dinner

Living in Jersey, for as long as I can remember, Sunday would always be the day that we had our dinner – loosely translated as the big meal of the day – in the early afternoon.  After church was done, … Continue reading

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Another Fiber Friday?????? Where’s the Food?

Readers beware – no pictures this time, just links.  Getting back to basics. I keep losing track.  It seems that every day is a fiber day, or an awesome food day, and I get caught up in the activity and … Continue reading

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Friday Fiber Time Again…..

Well, the baby blanket for Keith Aiden (my great-nephew in transit) and Paula’s shawl (sorry, mail it out so quickly that I forgot to take a picture) are both done, and in time!  It is amazing that when a project … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Culinary School!

As part of my assimilation into my new environment, I joined a social club that organizes a luncheon each month, at a different venue.  Well, May’s selection could not be resisted –  a limited-seat engagement at the Arizona Culinary School in … Continue reading

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Tessendo nel Momento

After many false tries, I have gotten the blue cotton warp on the loom, with a shed, and it’s all working (finally).  I had it all ready to go, but could not get a shed, because the alternate yarn I … Continue reading

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Sotto Voce – Solar Eclipse

Today there was a solar eclipse, and what a spectacular sight it was!  We didn’t get the full impact until the pictures were downloaded – nice to have a camera view to diffuse the brutal effects on eyes.  Retina burnout … Continue reading

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A Swing and a Miss, a Swing and a Hit!

Baseball vernacular is great – so descriptive of the foibles we encounter while living.  Sometimes that ball comes charging at you going 95 miles an hour, other times you can hit it out of the park when it comes to … Continue reading

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