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Good Morning Neighbor!
We are grateful for the kitties that live on either side of us on our street. We miss our Bagheera very much and find joy in these little faces.
Wordless Wednesday: Still Waiting for Spring
Duluth, Minnesota: Cargo Shipping Season
I am excited to learn that the shipping season is underway in Duluth Minnesota on Lake Superior. Duluth is about 150 miles north of St. Paul, MN and a lovely city to visit. The news that ships from Antwerp will pass through is especially exciting! Here is the article as seen on Minnesota Public RadioContinue reading “Duluth, Minnesota: Cargo Shipping Season”
I was looking for a hammer and nails to hang some pictures when I noticed this on the workbench. Spill and Spell originated in 1957. The set in our basement has an imprint that it was made in Newton, Massachusetts. The directions are certainly out of the 1950’s: 😁 I dusted it off and decidedContinue reading “Before Wordle”
Wednesday with a Few Words: Working Through Grief
I visited Feline Rescue today to explore volunteer options and met a few new friends. I also received my 65th birthday gift to myself 😊🎉🎶🎼🎵
The depth of grief cannot be predicted. Since the death of our cat Bagheera on February 19th, I have been consumed by it; not 24/7, but in shocking great batches of sobbing and snot. This is a very solitary experience for me. Several people that read my previous post reached out; one of whom isContinue reading “Grief”
Bagheera (AKA Bug) our sweet mini-panther- passed away on February 19th. We said goodbye to him after sharing our home with him for almost 15 years. In November he developed some issues with gait and was ultimately diagnosed with a cancer. He was a love bug right to the end and is now reunited withContinue reading “Bagheera: Beloved”
As promised yesterday, I used the clementine jam in a recipe adapted from The New York Times: Orange Marmalade Cake. I substituted the clementine jam and used clementine peel and juice exclusively. Instead of a loaf tin, I used a cupcake tin 🌞. Voila!
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