MageB ⋅ 76

Journaling since 1974. I'm an artist, book lady, and quilter living at the beach with a car guy. All entries are copyrighted under the author's legal name under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported. © Copyright 1974-2018.

Entries 953

Page 1 of 39

18 hours ago

SUCCESS AT LAST in Postcards 4

Photo: Dairy Goodness. I’ve been trying to make a decent baked apple for eons. Once long ago, I could cook anything with great verve and produce a pretty good dish at the end. I prided ...


2 days ago

GETTING READY in Postcards 4

Comic Con, 2017, Friday. All sorts of things are coming up….rapidly. If you follow G’s blog you will note that Comic Con is coming up in July. Spring Round up is in April. But this week...


3 days ago

TIME in Postcards 4

Baltimore Album Quilt: 1850’s, Mingei Museum. Time seems to float on by me these days. Sometimes it pauses. I can feel that. I read a chapter, look up, and only moments have passed. I can sew...


So the dentist said, “We will watch them,” and I continued on with my day. I took a couple of hours to haul two boxes of books to work and price them. By the time I got home, the Doctor had ca...


Captain Poolie, January 2018 I work with a wonderful nurse named Barbara. She’s a very up to date woman with information I didn’t take in the first time she told me. “Lymphoma always come...


January 10, 2018

RAINY ERRANDS in Postcards 4

Desert outside Vegas It’s a week of necessary errands. Today we meet with our new accountant. He’s a car guy too. Wednesday I see my doc after work. I’ve had a pain in my stomach that n...


January 08, 2018

TWELFTH NIGHT in Postcards 4

The Christmas cat. The night of the 5th or 6th was Twelfth Night, the night before Epiphany. Tradition tells us that’s the day the three wise men visited the baby Jesus. Here, many of o...


January 07, 2018

MEDIUMS in Postcards 4

• In the collectable business, “smalls” are things like salt and pepper shakers or other tiny things. Doll house furniture is another good example. We have received another seven or so boxe...


January 06, 2018

AN OLD TRAIN WRECK in Postcards 4

My two helpers plus the stall owner, Barbara, met right on time yesterday morning. Yes, she had sold some books, but there were still over a thousand books to be packed and transported home. N...


January 04, 2018

APPALLED in Postcards 4

Zoe, paint roller, and books. 2017. I was running around yesterday getting ready for the 1000 book donation. Were the shelves emptier? I drove down and counted shelves and books. There ...


January 03, 2018

LIKE NINE PINS in Postcards 4

Sunburst Quilt, Unknown maker, 1850’s, cotton, at the Mingei museum. George gave me a full body massage for Christmas. Dear Man. I went to the pool for a bit first then got a wonderful ru...


January 02, 2018

A GREAT START in Postcards 4

George’s cold/flu is better. At Last. He made an appearance at our Sunday meeting last night. For two years he has sat at the head table. This was his last time up there. Last time as chai...


December 31, 2017

BANNERS in Postcards 4

I like to keep my blogs fresh, and one way I can on Blogger and Facebook, but not here, is to refresh the banner. It’s like washing the dishes or making the bed…a fresh banner makes me think i...


December 30, 2017

ALWAYS CHANGES in Postcards 4

Photo: Charlie Davis, 1969. Photo: Margot Hawkins, 2017. Although everything changes, somethings stay the same. Charlie Davis, a neighbor from LA, photographed that young and i...


December 29, 2017

WHAT MORE COULD I WANT in Postcards 4

Japan, probably Nara, 1800. This is a cleansing water fountain. This urn came from the Todai Temple near Kyoto. It’s a quiet, cold and sunny morning. Dear Sick George is at work and s...


December 27, 2017

A QUIET HOLIDAY in Postcards 4

Bobbie up in a 1909 International Harvester truck. It’s really the little things that really matter. Friday night, we changed seats at our regular meeting, and I could hear what folks sa...


December 23, 2017

HAPPY HOLIDAYS in Postcards 4

Off to sort at the Discovery Shop. There are still signs of the holidays there, but I am resolutely ignoring them. Instead I wish you a happy, peaceful day with friends, family, or alone if t...


December 22, 2017

THANK YOU'S in Postcards 4

Front door in 2004. I’m playing housewife today. Washing the sheets, buying a few groceries, and most important, saying thank you often as I move about my day. The house is tidy. You c...


December 22, 2017

THANK YOU'S in Postcards 4

Front door in 2004. I’m playing housewife today. Washing the sheets, buying a few groceries, and most important, saying thank you often as I move about my day. The house is tidy. You c...


December 20, 2017

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA in Postcards 4

Click on this link: Wreaths Across America. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Himself: Working hard. Herself: Putting the house together. Reading: ”The Blue Sword.” And it’...


December 19, 2017

SOLUTIONS in Postcards 4

• A musician neighbor of ours stopped by yesterday. He gave us two low cost solutions for gifts to Bobbies companion Geoff. Simply delightful. • I bit into a chunk of fudge in a tiny scoop...


December 18, 2017

MORE WRAPPINGS in Postcards 4

Slowly things come together for the holiday. I’ve sent out a couple of real cards. Everybody else can just put up with Images on Facebook. We had fun at the Car Guy Museum Party, and we had f...


December 16, 2017

BUSY BUSY BUSY in Postcards 4

If only I can remember…my mantra for the day. I’m skipping the pool so I can get into work early. It’s the first day of our semi annual 50% off sale. There are a few things G wants me to get...


December 15, 2017

MEMORIES in Postcards 4

I had fun finding Christmas images from my long ago files. Waking my old computer up to see what I saved. Waking my memories up. This little bit of last year’s tree amused me. All the critte...


December 13, 2017

WRITING AND WRAPPING in Postcards 4

It’s been a lot of delight to find holiday photos this morning. I only have pictures by year from 1999. Lots of family things though. Yes, it’s really a pleasure to watch them all grow every...


Books 1


953 Entries
Public

Sidebar content coming soon.