Category Archives: Who We Are

Joyful, Joyful

The Mop Top’s parents stopped by on their way home from the doctor. Her PET scan is clear- no tumors. Her cancer markers are elevated from what they were two years ago, but they are still within a range that leaves her doctors quite optimistic. She’s going to get 3 weeks of radiation treatment and […]

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Emergency Hearty Soup for Houseguests and Prayer Request

Busy, busy weekend… Friday we had a party at Shasta’s house with more people than we can shake a stick at, and several stayed over at our house. I had no idea how many were staying here until we actually settled down for the night (it’s not that the number was bad, it’s just that […]

Also posted in cookery, cooking for a crowd, hospitality | 6 Responses

More pics in the living room

  Jenny-Any-Dots gave me this framed print of the William Morris tapestry, Garden of Delight, for my birthday or Mother’s Day.  I found the frame (with glass!) at a Salvation Army on half price day- so it was 2.50!  I was very excited. It was the perfect size for my new poster.  Ideally, I’d have […]

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Being Poor Sometimes Keeps You Out of a Job

I wouldn’t call us poor anymore.  Money is really tight this summer, however, what with the HM being a teacher’s aid, ergo, no employment in the summer, and a couple of unexpected expenses. So he heard that the local Walmart is doing a reset and hiring temporary workers to work nights rearranging the store.  He […]

Also posted in charity, frugalities | 14 Responses

In my living room

  The arts and crafts style bamboo easel was at the Rattery, pleading to come home with me. Likewise, the gilded frame. The print of Renoir’s Girl Reading was at  thrift store somewhere, for about 2.00 a long time ago. When we are doing picture study and we have a print of the picture we […]

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