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Archive for the 'Holiday' Category

Happy New Year

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Vintage Noisemakers Happy New Year to everyone! I had some writing ideas to post, specifically New Year related posts, but time got away from me. We had family visiting, so I suppose it could be said I was actually living my life rather than reflecting upon it. At any rate, had I posted, the first […]

Angel Tree Topper

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Angel Tree Topper We finally retrieved the Christmas tree from the carriage house. Three years ago we bought an artificial tree, though at the time it was a struggle to do so. After years of real trees, it was hard to deal with abandoning a tradition. On the other hand, dealing with acquiring a real […]

The Disappointing Wolfgang Puck

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Shattered Lid A few days before Thanksgiving I bought a couple of additional pans and happened to pick up the Wolfgang Puck brand of 18/10 stainless. One was a 3 quart saucepan with a tempered glass cover, the other an omelet pan with no cover. The very first time I used the saucepan I simply […]

Memorial Day

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

During this interim period of managing two mortgages and two houses is the added responsibility of maintaining two gardens. The Brooklyn garden is approximately 12 x 33 feet and because we have been here six years, we know what is growing and how to manage it. The Finger Lakes house has just over a half […]