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A Two-fer Tuesday


Short on time today so it’s a Two-fer Tuesday.  🙂 Vintage Greetings As mentioned earlier this month, my husband and I are building a vintage postcard scrapbook — one postcard at a time. The album covers 100 years from 1860 … Continue reading

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Get the lead out


I’m busier than a North Pole elf today so just a small post here. I think it worth mentioning that today is the anniversary of the 1st ever string of Christmas tree lights. It was created by Thomas Edison in … Continue reading

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When the frost has wrought a silence


On a lone winter evening, when the frost has wrought a silence. ~John Keats If you pay attention to your circadian rhythm, you’ll notice something tonight. The sun will set a bit early and morning will come a bit late … Continue reading

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On the Grimm side


I love fairytales. Beauty and the Beast and Tam Lin are my absolute favorites. My work in progress is an adult spin on Tam Lin. Some day I might actually finish it. Ha. When my muse returns perhaps. Grief derailed … Continue reading

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Cats & Winter with George


We had a warm spell that inspired portions of my pussy willows and lilacs to bud. Not good. Those false springs really knock the trees and shrubs for a loop. I’d prefer my seasons come in an orderly fashion and … Continue reading

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Through the Golden Door


Today is International Migrants Day. On this day in 1990, the United Nations General Assembly set the date aside to acknowledge immigration as being a key part of the society we live in. I’ve mentioned before that my husband has … Continue reading

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Saturnalia & the Lord of Misrule


Happy Saturnalia! According to Catullus, Roman poet and consummate scribbler of any thought that popped into his head, Saturnalia was the absolute best time of the year. For one, this happy celebration lasted a week. Two, various roles specific to … Continue reading

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