Monthly Archives: March 2012

White crabapple blooms

Our crabapple tree is in full bloom and it is beautiful this year.  And there are lots of bees.  Last year I didn’t hear any bees, and we didn’t have many apples.  Here’s a few of the shots I took … Continue reading

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My lovable, sweet, dumb dog

Gonzo was in a rare mood the other day.  Usually he is bouncing around like a rabbit, but that day he was posing for me, like he knew it was important for me to take his picture.  Wish the backgrounds … Continue reading

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More sewing: Glasses case and tooth fairy pillow for Etsy

Here’s my version of the Martha Stewart tooth fairy pillow.  His smile  is lopsided, but I like it like that. I’m getting pretty close to coming up with a pattern for large sunglasses that I really like.  This one is … Continue reading

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Living gluten free

Even though there is more awareness now about celiac disease, it is still new to a lot of people.  If you would like more information, here is a good place to start. http://www.theceliacsite.com/ The Celiac Site explains the condition and … Continue reading

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Gluten free information

Although I have not been tested for celiac disease, I suspect that I am at least intolerant.  Therefore, I like to read about the issue and try gluten free recipes.  Yesterday I was giving a copy of the Spring 2012 … Continue reading

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Red bud trees

All of the red bud trees in our area are now in full bloom and they are beautiful.  But it is hard to capture their beauty from a distance.  Here are a few close-ups that I took recently.   Related … Continue reading

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Joan Aragone: High medical costs drive Americans overseas for care – San Jose Mercury News

Joan Aragone: High medical costs drive Americans overseas for care – San Jose Mercury News.

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