Category Archives: Hobbies & General Interest

New Year’s Resolutions 2021

Should you, or shouldn’t you? Make resolutions, that is.

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Christmas Verse

A repeat from a couple of years ago. Hope you enjoy it! There have been so many poems and songs written for the Christmas season, both religious and secular, that the difficult part about this post is choosing what to … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts We Remember

What is the best Christmas gift you ever received? Which is the most nostalgic? Which ones do you remember from your childhood? This is one of the first gifts that I remember receiving – a marionette of Princess Summer-Fall-Winter-Spring, from … Continue reading

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Gifts – Stockings and Stocking Stuffers

No matter what kind of Christmas stocking you have (I made the two in the photo, above), there are lots of small treats that you can put in them.

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Gift Ideas – Homemade

A repeat post, updated – hope you don’t mind. If you’re like me, you may not even remember it from previous years.So many times over the years I’ve wanted to give gifts to people I associate with regularly, but who … Continue reading

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Seen on Facebook: Rules to live by

Titled, “Rules to teach your son”, but most of them could be applied to any of us. RULES TO TEACH YOUR SON: 1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. 2. Don’t enter a pool by the stairs. 3. The … Continue reading

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More good news – wild life edition

NBC NEWS A bald eagle took down a government drone in Michigan, state officials said Thursday. The bird of prey attacked the Phantom 4 Pro Advanced quodcopter drone about 162 feet in the sky on July 21, “tearing off a … Continue reading

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Status update, pandemic edition – How are things in your neck of the woods?

I hope this doesn’t bore you too much, but this is a detailed account of my current situation as I shelter in place during the Coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 is continuing to make inroads in Michigan; cases up to 20,346, death … Continue reading

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Rise & Shine – she’s right, you know

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Cooking from your pantry

While most of us probably have plenty of food in the house right now, we can’t be confident that the situation will be the same in a couple of weeks. Our grandparents and great grandparents knew more about making something … Continue reading

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