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Blogs that Inspire me

  • Some of the most popular posts here at my blog concern housekeeping. You may remember that my "style" is described (by me) as *Grandma's Attic Meets Night...
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  • Our little Addy May is the youngest in our family and her mama’s family. We were in eastern Washington visiting our kids from Friday afternoon until early ...
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  • For years, I have been relying on this small red package of hot curlers, that I purchased at a nearby drugstore. On some of her many visits to my home,...
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  • *It rained almost every day since making these (posted in my most recent blog post)* *but that was perfect cement curing conditions!* *This is how they t...
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  • Sometimes when it's too hot or rainy to be outside, a little indoor puttering is what I find enjoyable. Some areas seem to go together with ease, while oth...
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  • A hodge-podge ... Getting back to Pacific Time was a bit of a challenge, especially when he got sick even before we got home and I soon followed with heada...
    6 days ago
  • [image: Goats, Stone, Billy Goat, Nature] Sometimes I am amazed at how detailed God's word is ... and how no matter how much we study it, no matter how muc...
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  • Hello fair people of the world. We have a lot of guests that want to visit us on our trip. Since my bedroom is the best and biggest out of the kids, whe...
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  • They're blooming now, heavy, many-petaled heads that fall forwards. They should be tied up - perhaps over the weekend. These deep pink peonies are of the...
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  • "Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrumen...
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  • Why does it seem like this was a very long month? Could it be because we experienced both winter and summer weather and everything else in between during ...
    4 weeks ago
  • Me in our beloved St. Andrews-by-the-Sea May 19, 2017 You may have noticed my absence (or maybe not) but I'm finding it harder to keep up with posting o...
    4 weeks ago
  • I'm currently blogging my way through the US as I work on a book on grief called '50 States of Grief'. In case you still follow this blog and have missed m...
    1 month ago
  • After six months in moth balls I wasn't sure what it would take to shake out the blog at Pondside and give it some light and air. In the end, it was a cu...
    4 months ago
  • It's Christmas time in December. By now you all know that I love snow... And we've had plenty. I still have fond memories as a small child when the snow dr...
    6 months ago
  • Whatever may pass and whatever lies before me, let me be singing when the evening comes (Matt Redman) Return to the scene of the crime – the day I let the ...
    6 months ago
  • Wow, it's been a long time! Just came over here to my blog to make sure that things are still up and running. A friend had informed me that the link I prov...
    6 months ago
  • It’s Friday (ok Saturday!) and I’m counting blessings! 1. Leafy beauty ~ Blustery winds and rain pelted us this week, with only a few, brief patches of su...
    7 months ago
  • The journey home. Games were played, heads were rested, stops were made to explore the amazing Cathedral Grove, and for ice-cream. And the best part abou...
    9 months ago
  • Maureen's Little Cuban/Virgin Mojito, Version 1: 6-7 mint leaves 2 tsp sugar Juice of 1/2 lime Muddle in the bottom of the glass Fill glass with ice Po...
    11 months ago
  • My last post was Easter 2015. A lot happened during the past 12 months of course. My Grandsons grew like weeds, my parents moved up to Salt Lake, and bl...
    1 year ago
  • there was an interesting monologue that my daughter spewed forth a few weeks ago. i wrote the whole thing down on a little blue post-it note and just now...
    2 years ago