I have finished trimming my trees today, this is the twig tree… All the ornaments have been passed on to me by members of the family, so they all have special memories. some belonged to my Granny who I never knew (she died in 1936). The big pink ball belonged to my Mothers neighbours Sid […]
Originally posted on Will and Ruth:
New Orleans, LA Oct 22, 1913 From: William A Gray To: Ruth (Barrell) Gray, 287 Montclair Ave, Newark, NJ My dearest Ruthy: The day is over; it is after eleven and I have had another busy day. A little work in the morning and eating and sight seeing the…
When you are feeling low do you have a failsafe way to lift your spirits? I don’t want to shop as I will probably buy something just to give me a lift. I have done lots of competitions and cleaned the entire house. I just can not seem to settle my mind and relax! I […]
Originally posted on Pacific Paratrooper:
Thanksgiving at home hasn’t changed much… TO ALL MY FRIENDS, READERS AND CASUAL VISITORS – HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!! the turkey gets cooked… and we look forward to dessert! Thanksgiving by Rockwell USS Vulcan at se Hockey game – 3rd Princess Patricia’s Battalion won 4-2 vs 1st Batt/Royal 22nd Reg. The…
This morning the radiators kicked into life as usual at 7am….. when we came back from a shopping trip at 1.30pm everywhere seem ominously chilly. A climb into the loft later and I am on the phone for an engineer. The boiler will not light and it’s leaking to boot. We have had a hot […]
It is a bitterly cold day here so I decided to get a chore over with and write my Christmas cards. First I sorted them into those needing a large letter stamp and a letter stamp. The large letter ones I have used for people I hand them to. I think 90p for a card […]
Originally posted on Puttin On The Style:
Oasis I so wish it was like this today! I hate winter!
This sound lovely !
Ventured out into a cold and damp garden to gather some stems from my red dogwood. I picked the ones overhanging the lawn so pruned the tree as well! I had 6 stems in all, 2 quite long, 2 medium and 2 short. The little shoots and branches near the bottom of each stem had […]
I have made a good start to my Christmas preparations. This is the base for my twig tree. I saw online that most people wrap the vase in fabric but I love to use beads in my vases. This is a big vase about 15″ tall so it took a lot of beads! I have […]