Category Archives: Weekend Edition

Wine Fest!!

Winefest 2015 rolled around this year with a bang!  A bit of a long fuse getting started, but once it did…BANG! I missed last year’s event, and to me it seemed that this year we were busier than ever.  I got … Continue reading

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Hot Diggedy (Corn)Dog!!

Saturday was National Corndog Day!!!  I recently came across the National Corndog Day website and I was hooked!  Quite simply, every once in a while I get a violent craving to have a corndog!  I had my first one at the … Continue reading

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And Not A Drop To Drink

This winter weather has been a lot like “Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride” at Disneyland.  Snow, ice, rain, high winds, brutal cold.  Sometimes all in one day!  The recent severe cold has caused an unusual problem for many cities and towns.  … Continue reading

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Cloudy With a Chance of Groundhogs

It’s 3:45 a.m.  I’ve checked the weather for Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania and I am reasonably satisfied that delightful creature, Punxsutawney Phil, will predict an early spring. He’d better. I’m running out of places to put all the snow I keep shoveling.  … Continue reading

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A Big Chill

We’re gearing up for a big chill in the upper midwest.  Last night the wind was howling and hurling itself at the house like a sumo wrestler attacking his opponent.  The windows were rattling so much I was very afraid … Continue reading

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Before and After the Crack of Dawn on a Sunday Morning in December

6:30 a.m., before dawn cracks . . . I wake to the sound of no sound.  A bit of a stretch, with a groan or two thrown in, and I roll out of bed.  Down in the kitchen to get … Continue reading

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WET WHISTLE WINE FEST 2013

Last weekend was the 12th Annual Wet Whistle Wine Fest in my little corner of the world. Friday evening and all day Saturday it was nothing but wine, music, art, and food.  For a small town there was, as always, … Continue reading

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Chicken Wrangling!

Raise your hand if you’re a city girl….I know that you can’t see me, but I am waving like anything because I am a city girl, too. As of today, though, I fall into a whole different classification:  I am … Continue reading

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Live From Etsy in New York It’s . . .

Saturday Night Specials!! Do you love shopping for great deals? Are you passionate about handcrafted, one-of-a-kind items? Devoted to “going green” by going vintage? Want some unique supplies for your crafts projects? Shop the Saturday Night Specials on Etsy.  Every … Continue reading

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Hats Off to Hanff!!…

Helene Hanff is without a doubt one of my favorite writers.  Her charmingly simple book “84 Charing Cross Road” was turned into an award-winning movie, which I’ve seen dozens of times, starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins.  The book is a … Continue reading

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