Monthly Archives: January 2017


I just added a new category titled “grandkids” and wondered what on earth took me so long? It’s the perfect yet unnecessary excuse to share pictures and stories about them. Last Thursday and Saturday I got to spend some one-on-two … Continue reading

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looking down

Whenever I have a little extra time I open my computer and go back where I left off in culling photos from my vast collection. I used to say “There is no such thing as too many pictures” but feel … Continue reading

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he came home

Mauri finished strong, completing his 3.5 weeks of Sabbath by the Sea (helping with the worship music components for morning and evening prayers and a morning listening gathering every day) and is now home where he belongs. Not that he … Continue reading

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Just for fun I asked my friend Gordon if I could share his finished work of art with you. He said yes! It’s pastel pencil, and I think it’s quite remarkable. Next he’ll frame it put it up for sale.

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boo hoo

My niece Cheryl sent me a link to a very sad news story. I don’t expect you to have interest enough to click on that link, so I’ll just tell you it contains the bad news that Barnacle Bill’s in … Continue reading

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can you figure it out?

Let’s see if you can figure out what is the common thread in all these pictures. Wanna take a guess?

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it happened twice!

I had some fun several months ago when I parked in front of an antique store on First Street, asked inside if the owner took donations to sell in her store. She was interested enough to come out to see … Continue reading

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