Monthly Archives: July 2011

Beach Memories

  It really does seem like just yesterday that my own children were playing at the beach.  It’s hard to believe that this year’s beach trip will include two new grandchildren.  I really don’t know how the years have slipped … Continue reading

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What If Our Beach Trips Were a Reality Show?

This coming Sunday we head to the beach for the annual Kirby Family Beach Trip.  We’re been doing this for longer than my children can remember.  What a journey it has been!  As I look back, I hold so many … Continue reading

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Making Progress

This morning I will put my fourth sale in the mail.  Since Etsy put the photo of Evan in the owl hat in an email earlier this week, my shop and that hat in particular have gotten a lot of … Continue reading

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Minding the Rules

I take my obligations pretty seriously.  It’s  just the kind of person I am.  If I agree to do something, I do it.  If I say I will, then I will. Yesterday I got an invitation to join another Etsy … Continue reading

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Finally!

So I have been plugging away at this Etsy shop for several months now.  I have been just thinking of it as a hobby and telling myself that if nothing ever sells, at least I am enjoying it.  I have … Continue reading

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The Mylah Sweater

The Mylah Sweater I suppose it’s true of most crafters that whatever they are making, or whatever they just finished, is their favorite thing.  I know it’s true for me.  I have just finished this baby sweater and am so … Continue reading

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Happy July 4th!

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“Things”

When my daughters were both pregnant, I made a conscious decision that I was not going to be one of those grandmothers who is constantly buying junk for their grandchildren.  I thought about how much my own grandmother meant to … Continue reading

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Fear of Falling, Part 3

The tree is down.  An amazing team of men worked all day Thursday to remove it.  They brought in a huge crane and took the tree down piece by piece.  One man would be raised up by the crane and … Continue reading

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