Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. ~Thomas A. Edison … [Read more...] about Sunday Quotes
Archives for August 2014
I finally was able to finish the band of my lovely hat! I have worked a few rounds of the moss stitch pattern, and I really like it. This is a very quick knit, and if I had an hour to sit down and finish it I could. Perhaps today will be the day! We woke up with the lovely national (world wide?!) Time Warner Cable internet outage. It has been off and on all morning, … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
This past weekend I got my annual 100 pounds of tomatoes from a local market for canning. Usually I make crushed tomatoes and some tomato sauce, it is the best use of the tomatoes, and honestly the fastest. This year, however, I had a very large request from a very small boy - for ketchup. Now, I am not a ketchup person. I don't like it and never have. For my son, it … [Read more...] about making ketchup and a recipe
Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. ~Paul J. Meyer … [Read more...] about Sunday Quotes
The Secret Bliss of Calliope Ipswich by Marcia Lynn McClure “Oh! Do link arms with me, Calliope,” Blanche whispered, her brown eyes widening with apprehension. She took Calliope’s arm, tightly linking it with her own. “The old Mulholland house still gives me the willies every time I walk past it. I hate to think on what might have gone on inside. It’s truly terrifyin’!” “Oh, don’t be silly, … [Read more...] about The Secret Bliss of Calliope Ipswich Feature and a Giveaway!
It is amazing how quickly this summer flew by, and now we are in the trenches of “back to school.” I have to say that I really love this time of year, the weather has cooled down some (not that Maine is known for crazy hot weather, but humidity, yes), and we are ready to get back into a routine after a summer of doing whatever we felt like doing. This year we started school a month … [Read more...] about Back to School with US Cellular