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My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

Smell This (a story without words)

How to make a hotel flower

If you should just happen to be in a poorly lit hotel with glitter, glue and crepe paper and you find that you need a beautiful flower as a decoration … Read More »

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Me!

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

North by Northwest (ish)

A trip to Alaska made suspenseful with Hitchcockian accents.

Grandma Smells….

Sometimes smell can evoke memories that are deeper than pictures….

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Mr. H

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

North by Northwest (ish)

A trip to Alaska made suspenseful with Hitchcockian accents.

Signs of Spring

It’s 38 degrees today. It’s 13 days into the month of April, and it’s 38 degrees today. I would look for daffodils or garlic scapes, but…it’s 13 days into the … Read More »

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My Mom and Dad

Little Bunny Face….

Whenever my Dad gave my Mom a card, he would sign it with the sweetest little bunny face. Every card, every letter…for all of their married life, he would sign … Read More »

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My Other Wonderful Family

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

Happy Birthday, Mom … so what was in “The Purse”?

This is my Mom. Looking perfectly darling in her perfectly darling straw hat….and clutching her bottomless, mysterious, secretive straw purse…. “The Purse” Nearly five years ago, as we prepared to … Read More »

Hoosier Daddy

It will take some more time to go through all the (hundreds) pictures for Spa Day at Girl’s Camp, so I’m going to take a little shortcut. Through Indiana. For … Read More »

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Our Kids

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

Smell This (a story without words)

Easter 2

It was a busy Easter this year …. for everyone in our house. Over the last few weeks, Mr. H and I heard pounding and sawing behind our Fairy Door. … Read More »

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