Author Archives: Colleen

Good grief!

December was the last post? That’s terrible. For today – it’s not snowing. The sun finally came to visit. I’ll do an update later.

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More downsizing…

So… This morning I said to Moffett, “You know, we don’t need all those Pyrex/Corning Ware dishes/casseroles. Let’s get rid of some.” He agreed. Instead of just removing the stuff we discussed, I emptied the entire cabinet. (As you read … Continue reading

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Oh, Look, It’s Snowing

Not only have we had snow. We’ve had a whole lot of snow! And now, it’s snowing on this page. The “Cousins’ Thanksgiving at Cape Cod” was fabulous. Mary Ellen did an outstanding job of putting it all together and … Continue reading

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The “S” Word

Nope, hasn’t snowed yet. I’m sure it will do that, soon. But for now – no snow. It’s in the forecast for Saturday night. That can change, you know. Really. We probably need to mow the yard one more time. … Continue reading

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We went to Ireland!

We did it. We really did it! We went to Ireland! It was a great trip. We saw lots! And lots! It did NOT rain! We met some really nice people and appreciated the talents of a knowledgeable bus driver/tour … Continue reading

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Time sure flies

Uhhhh – blogging? Right… It kind of got away from me… It snowed today and seemed like a marvelous day to bake Christmas cookies. The oven died. I’ll do more updating later, after I get the oven fixed/replaced (egads! I … Continue reading

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The Red Mystery

Recently, I noticed that the bath mat in my tub/shower was turning red in spots. Hmmm? I washed it in the washing machine. It was clean but then the red mystery continued. The plumber was here for a leaky kitchen … Continue reading

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It wasn’t the vent pipe

We’ve had a smelly house for a couple of weeks. Yes, it stunk. The plumber came. He cleared snow from the vent pipe. It worked, that day. It still stunk. The plumber came again. He installed some sort of air … Continue reading

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This week at the old homestead…

Some notes… I have a couple of scabs on my face following a dermatologist appointment. The upstairs guest bedroom is painted. The carpeting for the downstairs guest bedroom will be installed on Wednesday. They’re painting our bedroom this week so … Continue reading

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Last week was wonderful, warm, sunny, and it tricked us.   This week, it’s darn cold, and the weather things on Wunderground are even hinting at some snow later on this week and next. No “Easter Bonnets” here! Today, right … Continue reading

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