Monthly Archives: February 2012

Finishing Up

Yesterday the crew from KC Construction was busy installing new fascia and soffits around the perimeter of our house.  Today they have returned to hang the new seamless gutters and Gutter Pro covers, along with the necessary downspouts.  Our house … Continue reading

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Mini Collage Blocks

The internet has provided another way to prevent me from exercising more than my eyeballs and fingers.  A new (at least to me) sharing website called Pinterest is a visual encyclopedia designed to make the old fashioned bulletin board unnecessary.  Back … Continue reading

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Bird Challenge

Sewing is not my forte.  My mother could make anything with a sewing machine.  She tailored suits and coats and did intricate embroidery with her computerized New Home sewing machine, now mine.   Mom sewed clothing for me, including my … Continue reading

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From the Heart

My fondest memories of Valentine’s Day bring me back to Spring Valley Elementary School where I was a student.  As the day approached our teachers always allowed for the making of cards.  Any art activity was welcomed by me.  I … Continue reading

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Squirrels Beware

Our backyard fence installation last spring has helped Bella to exercise and keep her girlish figure.  Although Bella attended a dog obedience class when she was younger, it seems that the only commands she remembers include “Sit” and “Lie Down.”  … Continue reading

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Uncle Berio

Berio is our oldest pet.  Sometime this year I’m pretty sure he will be twelve.  He came to us via Pam and Ray (as did all our remaining cats) who fostered him for many months with his litter mates for … Continue reading

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