Category Archives: Hobbies

Here Are Some Snapshots Today

Most people of a certain age and older have some sort of boxes filled with old snapshots that were never mounted into photo albums or were in older albums but were removed for one reason or another. The box might contain … Continue reading

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Dresser Top …Floral Friday

During routine housekeeping this week, I cleared off the dresser top to clear away the dust. That’s when I decided to streamline the stuff from it. It was time to consider a few options. The decorative hand towel was to … Continue reading

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October Ikebana …Floral Friday

Life has seemed to be much more chaotic than usual lately. To constructively deal with the additional stress, I decided it was time to spend some quality time and practice Ikebana once more. The art-form is the deliberate use of … Continue reading

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A Few More Postcards

The cooler weather this time of the year in Nebraska brings out my feelings of nostalgia. Once in awhile, that means it’s time to haul out one of the vintage cigar boxes full of picture postcards from the shelf. This … Continue reading

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Interesting Containers …Floral Friday

Thrift stores can yield some unique finds. This was certainly true this week. I found a few cute, interesting vessels at arms reach, practically in front of me in the stores. An applied flower with the tops of two petals … Continue reading

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Small Touches …Floral Friday

There are a lot of small flower pots and containers around my house, so perhaps I should use some more of them for quick and easy projects. That’s the idea behind today’s post. The little McCoy flower pot is perfect … Continue reading

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Some Personal Recollections About Classical Music

A couple of record albums were the seeds for my appreciation of classical music. The soundtrack for “2001: A Space Odyssey” (a movie I still enjoy) and “Switched On Bach” by Walter (Wendy) Carlos. As far as spine-chilling music goes, … Continue reading

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