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Tuesday, May 14
Tuesday, May 14, 2019      0 comments

My fabric came yesterday - yeah!! Now to sew!! At knitting yesterday, Teresa brought some rhubarb to share. I brought home a bag - now to get into the freezer. Found a recipe for jam I want to try. ... Read more
Monday, May 13
Monday, May 13, 2019      1 comments

Today will be meeting my knitting friends. Am just finishing a pair of socks for a friend and have yarn to knit a winter sweater for myself. I had started one but did not like it so am beginning another one. I have ordered fabric from con... Read more
Saturday, May 11
Saturday, May 11, 2019      0 comments

I did a bit of grocery shopping this morning and this afternoon I did some gardening - pulling more weeds and watering. Now am going to watch another episode of one of my favorite shows - Revenge!! Seems that everyone in the story is out f... Read more
Today's Snow and Ice
Sunday, March 03, 2019      4 comments

Gotta find ways to be more active while snowed in. This is the 7th day and looks like the snow is planning to stay for at least a few more days. It is so cold - most of the snow has turned to ice - so we are being advised to stay in unless we ... Read more
Snow, Snow Go Away!!
Saturday, March 02, 2019      2 comments

OK - enough snow!! Can we get on to Spring?? Reports say we have gotten over 19 inches this season - breaking all records for Pendleton. And now we are in the 20s so the snow has turned to ice - and advisors say to stay home if you do not hav... Read more
Another Trip to the Doctor
Wednesday, January 16, 2019      1 comments

Went back to the doctor last Monday - and she upped my water pills again. So today will be staying home and doing laundry - and some baking. The swelling in my legs has gone down some, but she wants more. And my BP is still a bit elevat... Read more
Trip to Doctor
Monday, January 07, 2019      2 comments

Saw the doctor this morning - go back in a week to get results of blood work. Then work out a plan of attack for the swelling in my legs. This afternoon will meet with knitting fiends - what fun!! Have started a Fair Isle scarf for my e... Read more
Friday, January 4
Friday, January 04, 2019      1 comments

Am trying to post here at least a couple of times a week. Am amazed at how just posting a few thoughts keeps me on track with other doings in my life. Met with Elaine this morning at Buckin' Bean. We caught up on our Christmases and did s... Read more
A New Year
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      3 comments

Yesterday evening I talked to my son, Gordon, who is now living in Baltimore. He was actually alone Christmas day - but we did call him and cheered him us some. He is doing OK - but is now thinking his move there from Portland, OR may have been... Read more
The Day After Christmas
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      2 comments

I had so much fun shopping for son, Geoff, for Christmas!! He is disabled and lives with me. Daughter Kathi and I went shopping a couple of weeks ago - I found shoes for him and she bought him a new jacket - he really needed a new one! He co... Read more
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      3 comments

Had a fun, special day at my daughter's home - Special because the past year has been rather difficult, but things are gradually getting resolved. Dinner was lasagna, salad, and garlic bread - so very good. I had baked a cake - my Mothe... Read more
Pendleton Round-Up
Monday, September 17, 2018      0 comments

Well, this past week was the Pendleton Round-Up. Lots of activity: the rodeo, Happy Canyon (an Indian Pageant), and vendor's stalls down Main Street and on every corner. Out little town about doubles in population this second week every Sept... Read more
Friday, August 17, 2018      1 comments

Well, we did have some rain last night - along with some lightening and thunder. Just hoping the rain was enough to dampen some of the fires!! Meeting friend Elaine this morning at Buckin' Bean for a bit of knitting. Am knitting a colorfu... Read more
Fires All Around!!
Thursday, August 16, 2018      3 comments

Just saw on Facebook a map showing all the fires in Oregon and California - looks like we are burning up both states. Would love to have some rain!! Does look like we may get some tomorrow. It is still really smokey here in Pendleton. A... Read more
Plans for today - August 12
Sunday, August 12, 2018      1 comments

A bit cooler this morning - after a week in the 100s. But still quite smokey out. So will be staying inside most of today. Recently purchased a new cookbook - The Simple Kitchen - and am so pleased with it. We tried the Tuscan Chicken an... Read more

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