Archive for December, 2007

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Monday, December 31st, 2007


Did you know that the New Year’s Eve celebration is the oldest of all holidays, capsule and was first observed in ancient Babylon about 4000 years ago? Auld Lang Syne means “old long ago”, physician or “the good old days.” The lyrics for this song can be found here. It is believed that the song came to our country with Scottish imigrants who sang it at the end of their community dances. Guy Lombardo, who was Mr. New Year’s Eve, before Dick Clark, heard the song from Scottish immigrants in his hometown, London, Ontario. It stuck in his mind and he first played it for a large audience in New York City in 1929. Today it is played at celebrations, funerals and graduations around the world. It’s wonderful, I think, how the words evoke the importance of old friendship and new beginnings. Tonight, Bill and I will raise a toast to our dear friends of over 46 years, for no one could ever take their place. HAPPY NEW YEAR to my new cyber friends as well!

It doesn’t seem that long ago that we celebrated the new millenium. Can you believe it’s been 8 years! This has really been a joyous year for me. I have met through the internet, so many wonderful people. Through my store, I have had the best customers!! You have all been so kind and I want to say how much I appreciate each and every one of you. I love sharing my wonderings through Chester and Lancaster Counties, and I love taking photos for you to enjoy. Have a wonderful healthy, and prosperous new year, Until next time, see ya.

Those Little Red Shoes

Saturday, December 29th, 2007



Here are the little red shoes I mentioned in my last post. I put them in my store yesterday, no rx and in a couple of hours, viagra sale I had 4 inquiries about them. While I was answering emails about them, they sold! I felt so bad about that. So many wanted them. I am going to try my best to find another pair, BUT that will take some doing. Today I am going to Honey Brook, to do some painting at my mother’s house. Bill is not coming this time, he has a project he wants to complete at home. I might stop in some shops, but I think it’s a bit too early, after the holidays, to find anything wonderful, but you never know. The weather here is very warm today. It’s 8 o’clock in the morning and it’s 42 degrees outside, and raining. It might not feel like Winter, but thankfully, it’s cuts down on the heat bill.
Happy day!

It’s Over

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Well, buy viagra I have to admit, generic I am happy that Christmas has come and gone. Don’t get me wrong, no rx it was wonderful. My son and his family came up from VA. to spend a couple of days. It was wonderful being together again. There was lot’s of catching up to do, but the best part was just being together again. Seems the talking never stopped, or the laughter, not to mention all the eating! I can’t wait to get back into my healthy eating agian. We really pigged out!! I am seriously considering never cooking a turkey dinner again, but probably by next year, I’ll have changed my mind about that. Everyone left a couple of hours ago, and now the cleaning begins. Amazing how dirty the house gets. Dust balls everywhere!

Well, I am sure you know by now, that I always love showing photos of the things I love. This table was in an antique shop window, in Gettysburg, PA. There were so many fabulous things in this shop. I did buy a pair of children’s RED high button shoes. Red ones are very hard to find these days. They will be in my store just as soon as I can take a photo of them. , be sure to stop by. In the next several days I will have several new items for sale.




Merry Christmas Everyone!

Friday, December 21st, 2007



I want all of you to know how wonderful it has been meeting so many new cyber friends this year. I have enjoyed each and every one of you, case and want you to know how much I appreciate you taking the time out of your busy days, to stop by and read my blog. I am so looking forward to starting a new year with all of you, and I want you to know that I am wishing ALL of you, and your families, a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS, and a HAPPY, and a HEALTHY NEW 2008!





Thursday, December 20th, 2007


Tuesday I spent the day with Carole. We had so much fun together. Before we went out to visit some shops in the area, help I took some photos of her house all decked out for Christmas. Carole paints the wonderful paintings I have for sale in my store. She painted this one too. I love it, shop don’t you? We wanted to sell some prints, but time went by to quickly, and we didn’t get them in my store on time. If you do have any interest in purchasing one, email me. Mine is in my dining room in a pewterlike frame. Everytime is pass it, I look at it. It puts a smile on my face. Tomorrow I’ll show you the rest of my pictures, so don’t forget to come back.
Happy day!

French Artist Edgar Degas and Some Beautiful Music

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007


If you feel like me these days, viagra tired from all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, why not take a break from all the rushing around, and all the holiday shopping. Make yourself a cup of tea or coffee, maybe a glass of wine, relax, and enjoy some lovely music and beautiful paintings done by French artist Edgar Degas It’s wonderful.
Happy day.

Lots of Baking Going On

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007


For the past two days, cialis I have been baking with my granddaughter, online Emily. It has become a tradition and I love it. We always have such fun. I have a fairly large collection of antique cookie cutters and every year I look forward to using them. Here are just a few we used.


Emily is my only grandchild, pharmacy and as you can imagine, she is very special to all of our family. I have been teaching her for years, how to cook and bake. Yesterday she made a pound cake from scratch, all by herself. Of course I was there watching over her, giving little tips along the way. The pound cake turned out beautiful. I told Emily yesterday, I have to teach you to cook, because when I am too old to do all of this, you are the one that I am passing it on to, and I want to be sure that you are a good cook. We laughed. It’s wonderful to have a granddaughter, especially when you can share such happy times together. Those memories will last a lifetime.



It’s freezing out side this morning. 10 degrees! HAPPY DAY!


Sunday, December 16th, 2007


Brrr, site it’s cold outside. I took this photo outside my sunporch door. It’s a birdfeeder, troche that looks like the face of the sun, hospital his hands hold the birdseed. I loved the way this looked, and I wanted you to see it too. Busy day today. My daughter in law, Anne, and granddaughter, Emily, are coming over to bake cookies. The weather isn’t very good, it’s sleeting right now, so there is always the chance that we will postpone our baking.


Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Yesterday In Chester County, PA.

Thursday, December 13th, 2007


Bill and I arrived in Honey Brook all set to start our work on mother’s house around noon. I know that sounds a little late, health but to tell you the truth, buy viagra we just can’t seem to get our butts moving any faster. Actually, here we find that we get quite a bit accomplished if we work until around 4 in the afternoon. While I was up there, I thought I would take advantage of being so close to the Hoovers, a Menonnite family. I always like to stop by and see if they have anything I would like to buy for my store. We always pass this gorgeous view of the farmland along rt. 322. I think I have taken photos of this scene in every season. It’s one of my favorite sites.


Stoltzfus is a very common name seen in the Chester County area. I love this old sign.

On my way to the Hoover’s house, I passed these Amish clothes, blowing in the cold air.


I thought they were worthy of a picture. I love those long black socks. I stopped by the side of the road to take this photo, and I took it through my windshield. Can you imagine what the lady of the house would have thought, if she saw me taking a photo of her laundry! Maybe she did. Maybe you think I’m crazy too!


Wish I had some to sell in my store. I don’t know, but there is something about the Amish people that just fascinate me. Which reminds me, I have to show you the over 100 year old Amish man’s jacket. It’s wonderful. All handmade. Inside there are the hand stitched initials of the man that once wore it.


It took about 25 minutes to get to Hoover’s farm. When I walked into their workshop, on the floor was a box with 4 little puppies inside. Momma was sitting on the chair next to it. Laura walked in the door with her two children. She allowed me to take their photo with the pups. Aren’t they cute? Oh, I guess you are wondering what kind of puppies they are. Half pug and half jack russell. The mother is the jack russell. Kind of an unusual combo, don’t you think?