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Snowpocalypse 09

Normally, snowstorms bypass the Shenandoah Valley, because we’re so well protected by mountain ranges on both sides. Ice storms are a bigger problem here than snow, and the schools close if there’s an inch of snow on the ground. However: … Continue reading

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Luna Bright

So we’ve had a lovely productive Sunday, and it’s stunningly gorgeous outside. We went to church this morning, met Sarah and Dan for brunch (more on the rest of our weekend adventures later), cleaned the house, washed the cars, went … Continue reading

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Typical

Sarah #2 visited Dan this weekend, and by all accounts they had a lovely time.  We joined them for dinner at Downtown 56 Saturday night, and then stopped by Kline’s for chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream, and headed back … Continue reading

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The Piano

(No, this is not about the Harvey Keitel movie.) I found a Craiglist ad for a piano the other day, for $80, and it looked decent, so I immediately sent the guy an email.  He wrote back almost instantly, and … Continue reading

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Tannenbaum

We put up our Christmas tree this weekend, and the day looked something like this: 7:00am: wake up, manage the menagerie, shower, breakfast, etc 10:00am: go to Target for normal errands (sweater drying rack, unmentionables, etc) 10:30am: pick up Dan … Continue reading

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Project: Folding Screen

We went yard-sailing (pun intended) back in May, and found these marvelous solid wood closet doors for $4. They had louvered doors, and were in perfect shape.  I knew immediately what we would do with them – it just took … Continue reading

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Girls’ Weekend

It’s so lovely to do girly-things all weekend. And to have my best friends around me, even though we’re scattered across the country. We got pedicures: We knit (and cross-stitched): We ate great food, which I sadly have no pictures … Continue reading

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