Mid-week and taking stock.

I’m almost ready to (GASP) steek this thing, a recent misplacement of the crochet hook having sidelined the Prayer Shawl temporarily.  This has moved along due to what I like to call “nervous knitting” – knitting that happens after hours, when watching the news, for example, or a movie – things I do with JohnContinue reading “Mid-week and taking stock.”

My daughters sent me this

It’s probably making the rounds of the e-mail community, but who cares – it is soooo true:)!! The Price of Children The government recently calculated the cost of raising a child from birth to 18 and came up with $160,140 for a middle income family. Talk about sticker shock! That doesn’t even touch college tuition.Continue reading “My daughters sent me this”

Good Lord Love a Duck!

Mr. Workman, our Junior High Band Director used to say that all the time. It sounded funny to us. We were native New Yawkas and his slightly southern (Maryland??? Virginia???) accent, though mellifluous, struck a discordant note with our “Mistah Workman!” Especially as he counted out in 6/8 time, “Rest RAIST Rest.” The poor guy.Continue reading “Good Lord Love a Duck!”