Plinky asked, “If you were going to open up a shop, what would you sell? Food? Clothing? Books?” Books and needlework items! My former partner and I used to dream about opening a combination book/stitching/gaming/coffee shop. Of course, independent bookstores are nearly dead, and even Borders is dead now thanks to Amazon. Little needlework shops have […]
1) Dinner with an old friend 2) Fresh flowers from his garden
1) Time with my daughter 2) Delicious dinner with Katie and some lovely people 3) Stitching time!
1) Kids young enough to hunt Easter eggs as many times as they can persuade somebody to hide them. 2) A nephew willing to hide said eggs ’til the younger kids drop. 3) The littlest nephew, too young to understand the whole business of hiding and finding eggs, but happy to run about after the other kids
Plinky asked,“Should coffee shops limit the amount of time that laptop users can occupy tables? Why or why not? What should the time limit be?” That depends on the coffee shop and its clientele. If a particular shop isn’t having a problem, why should it set a limit? As the saying goes, if it ain’t broke, […]
This is so cool. To honor National Poetry Month, there’s National Poetry Writing Month, which is providing daily poetry writing prompts for April. I immediately thought of Hope Evey. Because of this marvelous thing I’m seeing a poem a day from another lovely lady.
1) Getting together with an old friend 2) Meeting his partner for the first time (finally) 3) My sweet new ukulele!
1) Good pizza for dinner 2) Living in an area where we can get a pizza delivered (that hasn’t always been the case) 3) Having the money to buy the pizza! 4) Good dinner company
1) My parents 2) My laptop
Plinky asked, “Do you ever purchase lottery tickets? Have you ever won?” I don’t ever purchase them — never have, can’t imagine that I ever will. I agree with whoever called them “a tax on people who are bad at math.” I read somewhere that in one of the recent lotteries that reached some huge award […]