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people i know, faces i don’t Posted on Dec 22, 2020, 11:12 am
In which other people exist in real life, not only in the cloud.

lighting my tree Posted on Dec 21, 2020, 11:12 am
Until then we'll have to muddle through somehow.

the other side of this Posted on Dec 20, 2020, 1:12 pm
A list that I have not checked twice.

spring cleaning Posted on Dec 19, 2020, 2:12 pm
Just make-work not to skip a day. Skip it.

flurries Posted on Dec 18, 2020, 12:12 pm
A slow early winter day.

scrawling, listening, ambling Posted on Dec 16, 2020, 4:12 pm
Minimal cards with minimal effort. Done.

i, karen Posted on Dec 15, 2020, 4:12 pm
About a book I'm reading.

nobody's fool Posted on Dec 14, 2020, 11:12 am
A favorite novel.

gianduja wafers Posted on Dec 13, 2020, 2:12 pm
Cookies, failing at.

what to read next Posted on Dec 12, 2020, 12:12 pm
I miss browsing at the library.

suttree Posted on Dec 11, 2020, 4:12 pm
A pairing: Yaz and Cormac McCarthy

hiding Posted on Dec 10, 2020, 12:12 pm
Hidey-holes of childhood

but did he Posted on Dec 9, 2020, 10:12 am
My father.

day that will live in infamy Posted on Dec 7, 2020, 11:12 am
Another day as Miss Havisham.

oops Posted on Dec 6, 2020, 12:12 pm
Less legible and more pointless: this year's card.

Hocus Focus Posted on Dec 4, 2020, 1:12 pm
On wasting time.

flattening one curve, expanding another Posted on Dec 3, 2020, 1:12 pm
Quarantine and circumference

how it started, how it's going Posted on Dec 2, 2020, 11:12 am
I miss my sister.

must be tuesday Posted on Dec 2, 2020, 11:12 am
The usual introductory thing for Holidailies.

Friends as Stocking Stuffers Posted on Dec 22, 2019, 12:12 pm
Friends shouldn't move far away or even near away.

this year's tree Posted on Dec 15, 2019, 12:12 pm
My tree is still the best tree.

running out of rabbits Posted on Dec 14, 2019, 4:12 pm
The naming convention continues.

challenges 2020 Posted on Dec 13, 2019, 10:12 am
I recently said I wasn't going to alter my reading for 2020 challenges. And I maybe I won't. Here is the plan.

soon Posted on Dec 11, 2019, 10:12 am
What luxury that my to-do list includes baking and writing.

four years of Amani Posted on Dec 9, 2019, 12:12 pm
Still not a dog but the bird has some good points.

mirror Posted on Dec 8, 2019, 11:12 am
I looked up the provenance of an heirloom.

thimk Posted on Dec 8, 2019, 10:12 am
What I need to bear in mind.

this is new Posted on Dec 5, 2019, 3:12 pm
I'm doing exercise that I don't enjoy. I don't understand.

the Stockingness of presents Posted on Dec 4, 2019, 7:12 pm
The last of the party posts for a while.

actual presents for an octogenarian Posted on Dec 3, 2019, 9:12 pm
What do you give to someone who has everything but time?

Turning 80 Posted on Dec 2, 2019, 11:12 am
My mother's turning 80. I'm trying to do a thing.

holidailies begin Posted on Dec 2, 2019, 9:12 am
The usual saying hi. The first proper entry is Holidailies wheeee!

i ask you Posted on Dec 30, 2018, 5:12 pm
In which all books continue to Be One Book in the most egregious instance yet.

Cindi's stocking this year Posted on Dec 23, 2018, 11:12 am
In which I assemble excesses of consumption for my sister to snark upon.

year in exercise Posted on Dec 18, 2018, 11:12 pm
Skip this one.

weekend Posted on Dec 17, 2018, 6:12 pm
Reading to kids and meeting a horse: a good weekend.

Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge fore 2019 Posted on Dec 13, 2018, 6:12 pm
The best laid plans gang aft agley.

firefly etc Posted on Dec 11, 2018, 11:12 pm
A few things in the course of a day. Cookies, books, Firefly.

cookies Posted on Dec 10, 2018, 8:12 pm
In which I bake both standards and new recipes.

here's one thing Posted on Dec 9, 2018, 9:12 pm
To my own surprise, I compare Amani favorably to Blake in one aspect of their personalities.

botching a tree skirt Posted on Dec 8, 2018, 3:12 pm
A hamfisted waste of a lovely fabric.

all books are one book: again Posted on Dec 8, 2018, 1:12 pm
The ongoing phenomenon of unexpected commonalities among disparate books, between Kaiser Bill and Laura Ingalls Wilder in three degrees.

botching this year's stockings Posted on Dec 6, 2018, 6:12 pm
Stockings for the year's newlings.

Within measurable distance of its end Posted on Dec 5, 2018, 12:12 pm
My immediate TBR pile is manageable!

oops Posted on Dec 5, 2018, 11:12 am
A quick one because I didn't post yesterday. Death, books, the bird. The usual.

amani and dental floss Posted on Dec 3, 2018, 11:12 am
Toys for the bird.

statement Posted on Dec 2, 2018, 1:12 pm
A statement piece for my unimaginative wardrobe.

interim week Posted on Dec 1, 2018, 12:12 pm
... on the pause between Thanksgiving and December.

seven fishes Posted on Dec 25, 2017, 4:12 pm
Christmas Eve dinner.

Cindi's stocking, 2017 Posted on Dec 24, 2017, 12:12 pm
I miss my sister.

reader harder 2018 Posted on Dec 23, 2017, 11:12 am
Book Riot's challenges for the coming year do not intrigue me as much as those for previous years.

wolves, somehow Posted on Dec 18, 2017, 11:12 am
Another conversation about books, but I don't have the DeLillo quote about the family dinner as the font of misinformation.

a day in the neighborhood Posted on Dec 16, 2017, 12:12 pm
My community ties in the neighborhood.

flinch Posted on Dec 14, 2017, 11:12 am
"And so stand stricken, so remembering him."

biking on islands Posted on Dec 11, 2017, 10:12 pm
In which Croatia is pretty.

banbury Posted on Dec 10, 2017, 1:12 pm
Another bike, another name.

amani's anniversary Posted on Dec 9, 2017, 11:12 am
The second anniversary of bringing this crazy thing home.

squeaking into his back Posted on Dec 9, 2017, 11:12 am
The parrot is sometimes cute. Always bad, plus sometimes cute.

joining this decade Posted on Dec 7, 2017, 8:12 pm
I join today's version of AV club.

there goes that Posted on Dec 5, 2017, 12:12 pm
On failing at daily in December, and admitting something about my father.

Thanksgiving Houseguest Posted on Dec 3, 2017, 11:12 am
Our temporary dog.

Not Just Drivers Posted on Dec 2, 2017, 11:12 am
The conceit behind the wheel.

Yearly Check-in Posted on Dec 1, 2017, 11:12 am
The annual intro to moi.

that was fun Posted on Dec 9, 2016, 5:12 pm
Giving blood and receiving giggles.

more botchery Posted on Dec 7, 2016, 9:12 pm
Spending a cold day with a sewing machine and a parrot.

that's one day Posted on Dec 6, 2016, 12:12 pm
A day to feel okay.

on the edge Posted on Dec 4, 2016, 2:12 pm
the minimum

almost a year Posted on Dec 3, 2016, 11:12 am
A different parrot's personality

the bright spot Posted on Dec 1, 2016, 11:12 am
One thing about 2016 that doesn't suck.

learning about amani Posted on Dec 20, 2015, 1:12 pm
In which the flock learn about redbo Amani.

Amani tucks Posted on Dec 11, 2015, 8:12 pm
Mostly I admire our new little one, but I do manage to go outside and to read.

Amani's second day Posted on Dec 10, 2015, 10:12 pm
Life gets back to normal. Amani learns us and our routine. I read.

this season's stockings Posted on Dec 9, 2015, 10:12 am
I make stockings for the newlings of my acquaintance. I'm not much of a seamstress and my patience is best measured with a Geiger counter so results vary.

I missed a day Posted on Dec 8, 2015, 12:12 pm
I make Yule stockings. Or not.

decorating, docenting Posted on Dec 6, 2015, 8:12 pm
A gingerbread house, an afternoon at the library.

Minibreak in snow, with raptors Posted on Dec 6, 2015, 12:12 am
In which I don't ski.

from where I sit Posted on Dec 4, 2015, 11:12 am
Domesticity: I enjoy our house and sewing but I'm not good at either.

dream shoe Posted on Dec 3, 2015, 10:12 am
I thought I lacked the shoe gene but it was just latent.

rambling, settling in Posted on Dec 2, 2015, 10:12 am
We're adopting a new parrot. Soon.

holidaily the first Posted on Dec 1, 2015, 12:12 am
Thanksgiving. A wedding. Friends' children.




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