Merry Christmas 2011

Christmas is a little harder this year. Dad has been diagnosed with cancer, so most of the smiles are forced, but time spent with family is to be treasured.

Stacey, Mom, & Dad

Tim, Stacey, & Sophie

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Meyer Lemon Marmalade – Wordless Wednesday

Meyer Lemon Marmalade

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My Secret Love of Vintage Pyrex

Salt & pepper shakers… frogs… NASCAR… keychains… People collect all sorts of things, and it’s not always easy to explain why. I have a little collection of small frogs, and friends bring me tiny vessels from their travels, and every year I add a snowflake (or two or three) to our Christmas ornament collection, but […]

Frosty Angel in the Memorial Garden

Frosty Angel in the Memorial Garden

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Frosty Shenandoah Valley Sunrise

23 degrees!! I love “chilly weather” but 23 degrees isn’t chilly; it’s cold, and I do NOT like the cold. With teleworking,  I fortunately didn’t have to drive anywhere, but dogs will be dogs, which meant a 7:00 am walk around the yard.

As often happens, a dreaded walk in the cold turned into a […]