Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wordless Wednesday

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Another Good Thing

After winning the Alpaca Team treasury challenge yesterday I was feeling really good about things, like maybe this shop might actually work for me at some point.  I know that this week’s challenge will bring some new exposure to my … Continue reading

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Treasury Challenge Winner

In my attempts to learn the Etsy World, I am part of the 1000 Things Alpaca Team.  It has been a wonderful experience as far as networking with other people who are interested in alpaca products, and getting some exposure … Continue reading

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Blogging about my family, being a grandmother, and learning to navigate the world of Etsy

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Happy Father’s Day

Dad, c.1950 Happy Father’s Day to my dad, my husband, and my sons-in-law!  I love all the dads in my life!

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3am Disturbance

Last Friday night, the night before April came home, I got up to use the bathroom about 3am.  My house sits pretty far back off of a very quiet street, so I was surprised when, from the bathroom, I could … Continue reading

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“I Haven’t Really Been Here For Me Either.”

My father-in-law has Alzheimer’s Disease.  There, I’ve said it.  It’s a very hard thing to say, and even harder to accept. Chuck has always been rather scatterbrained.  I remember him driving down the wrong side of a highway thirty-some years … Continue reading

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Photo 37:4

It was such a pleasure this week to have Laura Wilson from Photo 37:4 work with my grandbabies, taking some wonderful shots for us and others to use for my alpaca kids Etsy site.  Laura was everything you could want … Continue reading

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Reverse Culture Shock

For the past year, April has been on a remote island in the South Pacific, eating taro, drinking cheap Chinese beer, and wearing modest traditional Samoan clothing.  Since she came home there have been everyday things that have overwhelmed her- … Continue reading

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Etsy Treasury: Play Group!

‘Play Group!’ by alpacakids Fishes in the Sea C… kjmiller4 $115.00 Felt Flower Party P… shortcakeparty… $11.00 Baby hat in Noro Si… SimplyAroha $18.00 Butterfly Garden, N… vtdesigns $12.00 Handspun Baby Alpac… LaTeaDaDesigns $37.95 Teddy Bear Handmade… Woodlandtrailf… $22.00 boutique … Continue reading

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