Category Archives: Boomers’ Corner

Fort Griffin: A Frontier Oasis

I’ve been on a “fort” jag lately.  I’m pretty sure that the subject has been with me for long time though.  First there was our house, built in 1979-80.  The architecture and layout were similar to a doctor’s house in … Continue reading

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Remember when I was going through the OLD STUFF?

It all started a couple of weeks ago.  I needed an outlet.  Something constructive but not time-consuming. Life was getting me down, down, down.  Well, actually it was the nastiness of political stuff.  But that ain’t going away, so…. I … Continue reading

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Katy Keene, the queen of paper dolls

Reposting again…yes, I am. Getting lazy!  Since I was on a Betsy McCall roll last week, thought Katy would need equal billing.  When I first posted this piece, I had a nice lady from Colorado write asking if she could … Continue reading

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Know who this cutie is?

The first magazine my mother took in the ’50s was McCalls.  It’s arrival was anxiously awaited every month.  It was full of fashions, crafts, homemaking tips, sewing….and yes, paper dolls. When the magazine would arrive, I would quick go to the … Continue reading

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Tubs of Greens aka Senior Gardening

This year’s experiment in gardening has been a galvanized tub of fancy lettuce, kale and whatever popped up from last years crop in the same tub. The idea was/is to localize the smaller crops in a more convenient location…as opposed … Continue reading

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Know who this cutie is? take 2

The first magazine my mother took in the ’50s was McCalls.  It’s arrival was anxiously awaited every month.  It was full of fashions, crafts, homemaking tips, sewing….and yes, paper dolls. When the magazine would arrive, I would quick go to the … Continue reading

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Fort Griffin: A Frontier Oasis

I’ve been on a “fort” jag lately.  I’m pretty sure that the subject has been with me for long time though.  First there was our house, built in 1979-80.  The architecture and layout were similar to a doctor’s house in … Continue reading

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