Happy Holidays:)

To the 2.5 readers who continue to stick with this haphazardly published blog, Happy (belated) Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, a blessed Kwanzaa and a Happy New Year. And if I forgot any other Holiday  (Festivus?:)), please forgive me and throw that one in too. So much has been happening.  My goodness, where to begin? We had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  Everyone except our youngest and her new spouse … Continue reading Happy Holidays:)

So far, it’s been a hell of a summer

Originally posted on Nov. 12, 2018….. but forgot to publish it.   …but before I begin with my life, OMG, have you seen this? Webs is selling kits for Franklin Habit’s Dolores – complete with sunglasses! – and an additional kit to make Dolores’ Rhinebeck Sweater! Am I going to buy one or both? Not today.  Too much month left at the end of the money, but I’m … Continue reading So far, it’s been a hell of a summer

Reviving Past Treasures

What a couple of crazy weeks it’s been here in Merlin! The second major flood in two years has yet again threatened to destroy what remains of a beautiful old town.  The main suspect is over-development of the area and consequent lack of absorption of rainwater. If I understand this correctly (and I may not have it all right), past flooding has been the result … Continue reading Reviving Past Treasures

An Update

Dear friends, Our dear DIL R, came home last night in one piece, thank goodness! Our daughter, her wife, B, picked her up in Old Ellicott.  Strangely enough, she was pictured on our local news as she was trying to get a message to B as to where she was. That hasn’t alleviated the pain and suffering, though.  So many are heartbroken yet again over … Continue reading An Update