Category Archives: Just Plain Silly

Masquerade! Paper Faces On Parade…

Masquerade! Hide your face so the world will never find you! Masquerade! Every face a different shade… Masquerade! Look around there’s another mask behind you! I’ve always wanted to attend a masquerade. This wasn’t quite the masquerade of The Phantom … Continue reading

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My Favorite Winter Things Skirt

In December last year, I was inspired by a friend to make a Christmas themed skirt. After looking through literally every single the winter and holiday themed cotton prints at, I settled on a print that is not directly Christmas themed. That … Continue reading

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Tiki Bubble Dots

On a recent Saturday evening, I was to be found with the usual suspects at a local tiki themed restaurant. We were wearing, of course, 1950s and 1960s tiki-party themed clothing. What else would you wear, really? I took the … Continue reading

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Smiling Bears And Happy Penguins

Just imagine my smile when I saw this fabric with polar bears and penguins on it…fun! You have to know that these are some of my most favorite animals–bears, especially of the polar variety, because they’re just cute, and penguins because they … Continue reading

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Hoops On A Playground

I’ve had a long week and am feeling like silliness is about all my brain can deal with posting for the moment. Plus, I’m ready for summer, or at least spring. So here are some silly pictures from last summer that I’ve … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Fall Day In New England

The weather in New England has finally turned chilly enough for it to feel like fall, both to me and to the trees. Autumn is my favorite season, especially here, where there is a nip in the air and stunning … Continue reading

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Snow Adventures In The BPG

Last weekend, I took my new skates out on the ice! I took two hard falls due mostly to other people stopping in front of me, but I still had fun. It didn’t feel nearly as cold as it actually … Continue reading

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