Category Archives: Hobbies

Pinewood Derby

Pinewood Derby day will soon be here (at least for our Pack). My husband and son are loving this project. Besides the kit, they have bought extras at the scout store and our nearby hobby store. Last year I bought … Continue reading

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Here are some new videos of my very talented nephew, Dave.

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Bragging Moment

This time it isn’t about Carl, but it is about my nephew, David. He is in his early teens and is into scooters. Not the motorized Vespa things, but the Razor-style scooters. This is his big thing – he asked … Continue reading

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Tomatoes Planted

I’m taking the list off the side and entering it into my blog – I do want to keep the record or else I will forget!   Tomatoes 2005  Black Plum      dark color plum sizeSugary Hybrid   cherry styleSuperSweet 100   cherry … Continue reading

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Garden for the Year

I finished putting our vegetable garden in for the summer. The last bed was a tough one. I had to break up and smooth out all the new/old dirt and add topsoil. I planted Moms tomatoes and the rest of … Continue reading

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More Babies – and other Craft projects

We have recently had a baby boom in our circle of family, friends and colleagues. Rich’s niece is about to have her first baby any day. I have been sending her a lot of things from Carl – onesies, sleepers, … Continue reading

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The Garden: work is getting done!

With the nice weather we have been having in Portland, I have been able to get some work done in the garden.   I recently cleared an area in the front yard and planted some pink bleeding hearts that my … Continue reading

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