Category Archives: silly stuff

A short tour to (sort of) warmer weather

Christmas holidays rolled around and Greg (the SO) and I took a bit of a “catch up with people we haven’t seen in years–or even decades–trip”. We started in Michigan, stopped at the brother’s house in Ohio for Christmas, then … Continue reading

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The Box Factory reception

This evening the Box Factory for the Arts in St. Joseph, Michigan held a reception for its latest exhibit, the Michiana Annual Art Competition (of which I am a part). There was lots of food and a few awards. I … Continue reading

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My first Christmas parade (or any parade, for that matter)

I’ve been a spectator at quite a few small-town holiday parades but yesterday was the first time I was ever a participant. I expected it to be fun, and it was as soon as we got over some of the … Continue reading

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Procrastination at bay, for now

Just finished this one–only 3 days later– in spite of spending most of the last two days fighting with Christmas decorations. My least favorite situation with Christmas lights: I plug in the strings, check that all the lights actually light, … Continue reading

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Winter in Summer

Sometime probably around last May, after six years of lazing around, I finally addressed my personal belief that every fireplace needs some sort of painting above it (unless you put your flat screen TV there, of course). I pulled this … Continue reading

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4-H Fun Show

  Went to the “Fun Show” sponsored by the local 4-H Club at Willow Tree yesterday. I was looking for the opportunity to practice photography, but I also ended up having a great time. There was absolutely nothing serious about … Continue reading

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All play and no work at the dressage show

I was supposed to set up my portrait booth this weekend at Billy’s barn, Willow Tree Equestrian Center in Bangor, Michigan. They are hosting a 2-day dressage show, and I would have been at my appointed place ready to talk … Continue reading

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