Archive for August 2019

The IRS

“Out of the mouths of babes.” My younger grandson had a play date the other day. His little friend lives close by, and her dad walked her over for a couple hours of play. The first thing my grandson did was introduce her to the family pets. “This is Georgia,” he said, demonstrating how friendly…

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What’s Next?

Instead of relaxing after dinner following a twelve hour day at work, my son-in-law had to run to the mall to get his son’s glasses fixed. (Ended up having to get new ones.) That was not the way we planned for the evening to go. I stayed behind with the little one. Well, he is…

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Kindergarten

I’m in Utah, getting used to my grandson’s school schedules. My son-in-law and I started a jigsaw puzzle, so you know what we’ll be doing each evening for a while. I’m missing my daughter for most of this trip because she’s in Colorado (hence my being here for the grandkids) but I will see her…

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Thumping

So, getting your house roofed is not so fun. It’s noisy, lots of thumps and banging that make my grand-dog bark. Things fall from the sky – or so the dog thinks and so she barks. Strange men are on the roof when she goes outside – and so she barks. There has just been…

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Bend

The little airport in Redmond, Oregon was overwhelmed by three airplanes being there at one time, so we had to sit out on the tarmac for quite a long while before being signaled up to the gate. Sort of gate – you walk down the mobile steps and cross the cement to the building. We…

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Planning

Having your house painted is an odd experience. When the workman covered the windows with plastic, I began to feel trapped. Silly, I know, but it was an odd sensation. I am very pleased with the new color. It is still green but has more grey and less yellow in it. The trim stands out…

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Projects

Another lazy hot day. My granddaughter’s favorite place is the hammock on the back patio. There are errands to run and books to read and glasses of icy cold beverages to drink, and yet I still find a little time to work on my latest book and my towel-hook project. That is going well. I…

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