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If you give a mouse a cookie

August 29th, 2011 by Joyce · 1 Comment

  he’s going to ask for a glass of milk.  If you give us a clogged condensate line coming from our air conditioner last Sunday night just after we send C&D to bed, we’ll realize that we can’t really unplug it.  So, we use a hacksaw and cut it open.  We could just add a […]

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Tags: Bigger Pictures · Crafty · Dynamic Duo · Go Joyce Go · Home Ec · Learn Something

Wanted: Your old wrapping paper

January 4th, 2010 by Joyce · 2 Comments

We have something nasty at our house.  The flu?  A really bad cold? C&D are spending a lot of their time horizontal on the furniture or even on the floor.  (But not the bed . . . too many connotations of sleep there!)  I totally understand—I’m sick, too. Now and then, though, we all have […]

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9mm Knitting Needles

December 21st, 2007 by Joyce

I’m tired.  Too tired to play with C&D, too tired to blog, too tired even to watch TV on mute. Not quite ready to fall asleep, earlier this evening I pulled out my new knitting needles and yarn.  Halfway through the evening’s second knit row, Carmen found me in the bed and began stroking the […]

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Tags: Crafty · Dynamic Duo · My Brain (& the AVM)

Remodeling in Progress

October 23rd, 2007 by Joyce · 1 Comment

Please excuse our virtual dust. We’re moving the blog from Blogger to a WordPress server (thanks, Matt!). The dust should be settled by the end of the month.

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Paper Pots

July 1st, 2007 by Joyce

The plans, before I hurt my head and before I realized the house leaked every time it rained hard, were that we were going to landscape the grass and path adjacent to our house. Winter led to spring, spring led to summer, and I have packets of seeds on my dresser wondering what they’re doing […]

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Tags: Crafty · Home Ec

Make Things for Babies (but maybe not mine)

June 4th, 2005 by Joyce

In the way that one click-click-clicks through the web and finds oneself in a new and wonderful place, I came upon Jan Andrea: at home on the web. The patterns here are terrific! I am sad I didn’t find her mobile graphics when I was looking for them months and months ago; instead we made […]

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