Monthly Archives: January 2013

Recipe Saturday with Chicken and Noodles

Granny’s way, that is.  On the noodles.  The woman made tons of noodles in her lifetime.  Her mother died when she was 11 which meant she had a younger sister, a father and 2 brothers who worked on the farm … Continue reading

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Hawaii Blues/Mandatory Trip Report

Is this the most gorgeous shade of blue you ever saw?!!!  And I took the picture!!  I know.  I’m no Clark Little.  Go ahead and say it.  I know you’re thinking it. Background…we were in Hawaii.  The Big Island to … Continue reading

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Back to Blue

I’m really not particular about my blues as I love them all: aqua, turquoise, teal, powder blue, Tiffany blue, royal, navy….I am a non-discriminating lover of blue! 🙂  But because blue does it for me does not mean I hate non-blue.  Nope, certain shades … Continue reading

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Another Precioussss. And still not blue.

When all of this genealogy preoccupation (Big Boss calls it a disease.) hit, it hit hard.  But it wasn’t my fault.  Actually, the blame should fall solidly on the shoulders of BB’s ancestors.  They wrote autobiographies. They kept records. They … Continue reading

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Anniversaries, Doorframes and Giraffes

I was playing with our newest grand, sweet Madi yesterday afternoon.  We were in the floor talking about the cute giraffe than hung off the side of her carrier.  She was reaching for him but couldn’t quite get the eye-hand coordination thing … Continue reading

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My Precioussssss (not blue)

Years ago, my mother mentioned an old pitcher that came from my dad’s side of the family.  She said she needed to get it out someday.  Years later, she got it out.  It seems my great Aunt Vera had given it to … Continue reading

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Shades of Blue

A blogging friend did a beautiful blog the other day about the blues she uses in her home…blue dishes, blue paint, blue fabrics…and of course the blues that surround her seaside home in Tasmania. It got me to thinking about … Continue reading

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