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  I'm gearing up for the huge Crafty Wonderland – Super Colossal Holiday Sale this weekend.  This is the kind of event that you should stretch well beforehand.  It's not for the faint of heart.  This sale is held at the convention center and more than 200 artists will be selling their handmade wares.  The crowds can be intense and sometimes it can be hard to see everything.  To save my...

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A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods


Posted on Nov 30, 2010

  On Thanksgiving, I got a few precious moments to myself to go on a walk.  My mom's house butts up against a woody hillside.  I'd never walked up there before.  It was beautiful and extremely peaceful. I couldn't believe all the mushrooms I found.  I have a friend who often forages for mushrooms and when I was a child, my grandma often went into the woods to hunt for mushrooms.  But...

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You have ELEVEN days to put a wedding together – Go!  I think I had this expression on my face when I heard the news.  Granted, there was no pressure on me or my mom-in-law to give my sis-in-law a fabulous wedding.  My sis is the sort who would be happy getting married at the court house, but my mom-in-law and I dreamt of giving my sis an amazing wedding.  We wanted her to have the best day of her life. ...

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Providence Bridge Pedal

Providence Bridge Pedal


Posted on Aug 9, 2010

I finally did the bridge pedal!  It's been something my husband and I have wanted to do for ages.  We seemed to always be out of town during the bridge pedal.  This year we were in town and good friends convinced us to ride with them.   We signed up for the 5 bridge route.  You can also do a route of 7 or 10 bridges.   We were supposed to start at the Morrison bridge, but we live close to...

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The Lion King

The Lion King


Posted on Jun 22, 2010

  On Sunday I saw The Lion King which was the final play in this season's Broadway show.  I'm so glad that this season ended on such a high note.  The only play better this year was Fiddler on the Roof which started off the season.   The costumes were just breathtaking.  I had aisle seats, so I had a great view of the animals walking down the aisles.  One hyena scared me half to...

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