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Monthly Archive for July, 2009

: July, 2009

Put up a sign, Please

Well, it’s no secret to you that I spend Saturday mornings hitting the local tag (aka yard aka garage) sales. For years I’ve maintained a private rant about poorly executed sales—now I have a forum to

At the beach

I try to get down to the beach for at least a few hours every summer afternoon. There are really only ten weeks or so to do it—two in June, four each in July and August, and maybe a week or two in

Rainy Vacation

Sorry for the week-long absence, oh ye faithful blog-followers. I was away on vacation. A cheapskate’s vacation, of course. I opted to spend the 4th of July with my sister in her new Maine abode. My

The joys of summer (part 1)

Saturday evening. I was sitting outdoors at the Café Atlantique, with my husband and some good friends. Enjoying the (finally)summer sunshine. Listening to the thoroughly enjoyable blues of Dan