Category Archives: Family

Labor Day, 2014

Happy Labor Day to my fellow Americans! I have, again, sorely neglected to keep my Scent Diary up to date, so you’re getting a summary.  That’s The Way It Is. (Heavy sigh.) I’ve been watching “Outlander” on Starz.  I’ve loved … Continue reading

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Cave

So the kids found a cave in one of the pasture fields on the farm.  This was back in the spring, actually, when a school friend of Bookworm’s and Gaze’s came over to shoot Airsoft rifles with Gaze.  They found … Continue reading

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Almost-Scent Diary, Aug. 4-17, 2014

As usual, when things get crazy, I neglect keeping up with the Scent Diary. Sorry. But here’s a summary-type entry.  (Hey, I just NOW found out that the Farm Girl Bloggers site exists… must explore.) As I mentioned in the … Continue reading

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Scent Diary Summary, most of May 2014

Scent Diary, Summarized, May 7 through June 3, 2014 I have not been keeping a good diary recently. It has been pretty busy here, with attending end-of-school activities and planning for some summer ones, so I’ve only got some “here’s … Continue reading

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Hayley Elizabeth Wigglebutt Hoover Dog WoodenShoes

Rest in peace, dear Hayley Elizabeth Wigglebutt Hoover Dog WoodenShoes, July 2003 – May 2014. Introduced to us as “the perfect dog,” by Elizabeth, the woman who ran the rescue dog organization, she turned out to be exactly that. Part … Continue reading

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Scent Diary, Mar. 31 – April 6, 2014

Monday, Mar. 31 – Gorgeous weather today! Springy and sunny… some breeze… so nice.  Testing Oriza L. LeGrand Deja le Printemps, which is purportedly a green floral. It’s not. More about that soon.  Also testing the brand-new thing from Parfums … Continue reading

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Scent Diary, Feb. 10-16, 2014

Monday, Feb. 10 – Chilly, but not so bad as it has been. I got a perm (which my dear FIL used to call “a temporary”), and now I’m curly again. No SOTD in the morning – there was no … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013

Okay, so this is my house. This is my house at Christmas. As you can clearly see, it is being guarded by a demon dog with glowing eyes.(Okay, not really a demon. It’s our Hayley-dog. But she looks scary enough … Continue reading

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Replacement Bed

So I’m replacing my bed. Big whoop, you say. BUT IT IS. It SO IIIIIIS. If you know me at all, you probably know that I have had this bed, this full size bed handmade in solid maple, since I … Continue reading

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RANDOM: TRACK MEETS, MAYFLOWER SOCIETY LUNCHEON, RAIN, AND THE LOVE FANTA

Gaze and Taz had two (middle-school) track meets last week, and then their season was over.  Gaze, an eighth-grader, has done well, finishing anywhere from 2nd to 6th in his 800m and 1600m races, depending on how many teams were … Continue reading

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More Bookworm: prom 2013

Yeah yeah yeah, it’s a Bookworm-fest over here this week.  A few pics for you, and a review of Jacomo Silences eau de parfum Sublime coming on Monday. SOTE: her favorite Bath & Body Works Dark Kiss. Bookworm ran a … Continue reading

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Scent Diary, Jan. 14-20, 2012

Well, finally, Scent Diary returns. Can’t really explain why it took a hiatus, except that writing it was boring me to tears and then when you stop writing it for several days you can’t go back and remember what went … Continue reading

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