Archive for July, 2009


Published on July 26, 2009

On Saturday night, Pop and I went to the Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE, because it was slightly less hot than the surface of the sun and the humidity was about 243% and that’s what folks in Delaware do during the last week of July.  It’s like it’s some sort of contest to see […]


Published on July 23, 2009

I don’t do “UP” well – that’s sort of a family joke around here, referring to my terrible fear of heights. Well, I don’t do NORTH well, either.  And that’s another thing the kids have been teasing me about for years.  Way back, when Pop’s mother was still alive, we often went up to Philadelphia […]

Sewing notion

Published on July 12, 2009

For years, I’ve been using a “mouse” pincushion that was my mother’s.  As her eyes failed and she could no longer see to use her sewing things, she gave many of them to me. And last week, the local store had “sewing notions” all 50% off!!   And I thought of that sad old mouse.  And […]