Category Archives: Travel

Fancy Coffee Friday: Peaceful, Easy Feeling

Last weekend found Mr. Muse and me on a weekend getaway trip with a couple with whom we’ve become good friends. They are actually like family, at least as close as you can get without being genetically related or have … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Thinking Warm Thoughts

Yesterday, I spent about four hours working on a post for the fine people over at Clothes Free Life. That was after spending a couple hours working on a rough draft for the same piece, written out longhand the other … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Under Pressure

It’s not morning. It’s going on 7 PM and I currently have seven pints of homemade chicken vegetable soup in the pressure canner. I started with seven quarts of chicken stock. Spending time canning seems to have been the story of my life … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: So, we went to England and all I got was this lousy cold

We’ve been back here in the US of A for nearly three weeks and most of that I’ve had a cold. Part of that time I’ve had a sinus infection – and thankfully that appears to have taken a hike. … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Jalapenos, Colds and a Goat in a Coat

Hello Everyone! I’m back from England, caught a cold on the flight from Amsterdam to Minneapolis, harvested 3 kilos of jalapenos the day after I got back and have a goat wearing a coat out in the barn. I’ll save … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: I’ve been in the same clothes for the last 30 hours

That’s the thing about international travel – there really isn’t much opportunity for a wardrobe change. Thirty hours in the same clothes? SURE! And, add to that the fact that we’re now six hours ahead of our usual time – we’re … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: The Cruise – Recaptured.

Now that I’ve been back in the frozen tundra (man, does that sound way too dramatic to anyone else?) of Wisconsin for a couple of weeks, it’s time to give a recap of my cruise to the Caribbean with the … Continue reading

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