Blog Archives

Life on Lockdown…

Wearing a mask it’s not easy for anyone…do it anyway!!! I saw a post on FB that read, “if you don’t like wearing a mask, you certainly won’t like having a ventilator”…truth!!

A new routine…avoid all things people. Singing birds wake us early and insist we show up each day. Morning & evening walks down a quiet residential street …embracing the quiet times at a small corner park bursts of Springtime blooms.

Pretty much everything that comes into my home is purchased online. I’m one of those cleaning cans and wiping down plastic/cardboard surfaces. I haven’t ordered open fruits nor veggies since March. I prefer the no-contact deliveries where items are left at the door. I urge everyone to at least double the Tip for all deliveries.

My favorite easy to use and reliable delivery sites: Vitacost, Target, Walmart, Amazon, as well as their Prime Now groceries delivered from Whole Foods….for a few weeks delivery was limited but with enough time to try again I usually snagged a delivery slot.

New items, I never considered before COVID-19: (in the event we need it).

My prayers for everyone enduring these difficult times…hang in there peeps!!!

 

 

 

 

WedNesDaY vibe

Cheers to gorgeous Spring weather… love it!!!!!!!!!!

Our Farmer’s Market is bursting with colorful flowers, hanging baskets etc.

 

I bought this neat easy care succulent dish.

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Charity knitting …

WIP Wednesday…on my needles.

I switched it up this week and started using large needles… making a garter stitch throw (in Oatmeal) that will  go to charity. There are enough projects my Stitch & Bitch work on, this one is going to: The VA Nursing Home.

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Christmas in Westchester, NY

A real treat listening to the sweet sounds of :  ‘Angelica Women’s Choir’ every Christmas.

The Winter Fest Christmas Market in downtown, White Plains, NY is a Seasonal favorite with reasonably priced crafts, jewelry, gourmet foods. Vendor I love are an Organic tea ‘tea gevity’ and ‘Mind Body & Bath’, I love their handmade soap and essential oils.

Merry Christmas!!!

Christmas time is here…

Jazz Fest – Paquito D’ Rivera

A fun night listening to Paquito D’ Rivera Quintet.

 

 

2017

Happy New Year, 2017!!

A fun time was had by everyone at the Ball-Drop in downtown White Plains, NY. Milder temps than usual made it a nice time to be outdoors. The DJ and band was fun.Confetti and fireworks followed with a ball-drop at the midnight hour. A few minutes later we had light snowflakes falling…it didn’t last but a 10 minutes but, was beautiful!

Today we had a nice dinner and enjoyed down time today.

Final haul…

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from the White Plains Outdoor Farmer’s Market.  It was a nice 7 months of produce and fruit every week. Not seen in this pic is the large bunch of kale and 5 bunches of Cilantro. Last year I chopped and froze enough cilantro to get us through the Winter & early Spring. I will do the same this year.

 

 

WIP on my H hook…

Newborn size vs teeny preemie size…

Crocheting using Caron one pound yarn & Bernat for accent stripes.

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So much smaller than this newborn baby hat
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Making a dozen of these for the preemie hat project of my Stitch & Bitch.

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Celebrating St Patrick’s Day, 2016

In White Plains, NY

I wore one of my mom’s scarves, Green, of course. The day was a little special thinking of how much she would have enjoyed celebrating herself. As we walked to the parade I felt her presence.
The weather was perfect!