Monthly Archives: November 2011

Happy Birthday Joe!

There are two consistent factors when it comes time to make a birthday card for Joe each year. One is that I always use this high contrast photo taken when we were dating: The second is the theme of the … Continue reading

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Echo Tote Bag

A few weeks back, I went to the fabric store and was immediately drawn to Lotta Jansdotter’s new Echo collection. I chose Spring Buds in mustard, and the aqua Scattered Pods, I thought it would make a terrific tote bag! … Continue reading

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Long Lost Weekend or What I Hate About Comics

This post should be What I HATE About Comics, but after the weekend I just had, I don’t have the energy to cook up a new header. It could also be considered a Pixels Vs. Pigments article as I will … Continue reading

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Aunt Pearl’s Date Cookies

Thanksgiving is over, and Christmas will be here before you know it! This is the time of year when I begin to stockpile various cookie doughs in my freezer to bake in the coming weeks. I’ll be posting a few … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Just Desserts

The Apple Tart and Upside-Down Cranberry Cake are two of the Thanksgiving standards for dessert at Casa di Cranki. The tart, with its nicely fanned apples isn’t overly sweet like most apple pies, which means you can indulge without guilt. … Continue reading

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Baubles, Bangles and Beads!

The holiday season is upon us, and it’s all about accessories! This particular set I made for a fund raiser. I’d write more, but I’ve got pies to make! Stay tuned, more to come!

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Whatever Happened to that Guy?

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Black Friday Beckons or Tis The Season to Be Stressful

Time flies. Somebody said something in work about the coming week being short, and then it dawned on me that it’s THANKSGIVING! That means that Christmas is right around the corner! Oh, crap! So soon? Don’t we still have Halloween … Continue reading

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Girdle Dance Part Deux

  Red shoes, a girdle and a rocketship tit bra just put me in a moodto dance!

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The First Computer I Owned

This is a follow-up to I was a PC Before I Was a Mac which I wrote back in May. It was about the first computer I bought which was a PC and not a Mac. I had used a … Continue reading

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38 Days ‘Til Christmas

Get crackin’!

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Bow Tie 101

It all started with my niece’s wedding. I decided it would be nice for my son to wear a bow tie for the occasion, until I went shopping for one and saw how ugly and expensive they were. I thought, … Continue reading

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Buried in a Piano Case

For kids who grew up in a certain era, this photo is probably more familiar than anything Diane Arbus or Ansel Adams may have shot.

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