Linda on April 15th, 2014

Really? We are not amused. It is April 15, and we would so like to see our daffodils and tulips in bloom very soon. Please see if you might consider lifting this curse off of our weather. Thanks so much.

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Linda on April 5th, 2014

Good luck to the Wisconsin Badgers tonight! Cheering on our hometown boy, Sam Dekker!

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Linda on March 30th, 2014

Great night, Badgers! On to the Final Four!

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Linda on May 31st, 2012

There are many things to love about this European  fine line pen from JetPens besides the gorgeous color, but one of them is that I don’t have to worry about it drying out quickly. I don’t know about you, but I am always leaving the caps off of my pens or not replacing them tightly […]

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Linda on March 14th, 2012

I like to use a white pen outline on the cards that I make as well as occasionally write on dark paper; but I really didn’t believe that anyone made a white pen that didn’t stick or skip after one or two uses. I’ve seen the Jet Pens recommended on other sites, so I decided […]

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Linda on March 11th, 2012

My first book printed at Paper Kiwi arrived on Saturday!  I am impressed by the quality of the printing and the book finishing. I was  using  the 8 1/2″ x 11″  format for the first time for this project and was very pleased with this size  for the book. It is going to be a […]

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Linda on April 6th, 2010

This is quite a big deal for those of us who are not used to seeing our spring flowers until early May–and here it is April and the crocus and daffodils are in bloom!

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Linda on February 2nd, 2010

Look at those curls! Hope you’re having a great day!

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Linda on January 1st, 2010

Happy 2010 to all of you–and on to the second decade of this century! The first has been full of many happy moments and a few sad ones as well–we experienced two beautiful weddings, added two delightful daughter-in-laws to our family, and share the joy of four engaging grandchildren. We lost a sister (in-law) and […]

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Linda on December 26th, 2009

The gift I received for Christmas for genealogical purposes is a copy of  Fashionable Folks Hairstyles 1840-1900 by Maureen Alice Taylor. I found Maureen’s earlier book, Uncovering Your Ancestry through Family Photographs, very helpful–and I expect this one will be, too.

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