Category Archives: Life in general

An Evening at the Morton Arboretum

We have been wanting to go to the Morton Arboretum for ages. Luckily, a friend of ours is a member and she asked me if we had seen the ‘Illumination’ of the trees in the winter. We had not, so … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts on WordPress and Impromptu Family Gatherings

WordPress is annoying. I went to publish today and it refused the usual commands. I went to my iPad and iPhone because usually when I cannot do it via laptop, the others work. Nada. Rien. Nothing. I am not surprised … Continue reading

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Thé aux Oranges de Cuba

This tea has been in our cupboard for many years. It seems to be in good condition and I don’t really think its freshness has been affected. Thé aux oranges de Cuba is pretty much like a Bigelow tea that … Continue reading

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Play-Doh day

Play-Doh is a godsend. Not that we needed one today, but rather than turning on the tube or using Technology, we opted for the Play-Doh. Play-Doh never fails. The only thing that might ensue is a disagreement regarding the tools … Continue reading

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Golden Muffins

I have been enjoying lots of treats in ESL Conversation Hour lately. It all started with Rachel and the Oolong tea from Taiwan. We talked a bit about tea and then she brought some in. I looked at it and … Continue reading

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