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Archive for January, 2012

Let it snow, let it snow, let it, oh-for-Pete’s sake, SNOW

I guess with a heading like that, you don’t need a weather report.  (As if you did in the first place.)  The stuff is actually very beautiful, and I’ll post a picture later today.

I loved your responses to the Valentine question–Margaret, I DO remember making those Valentine boxes with crepe paper and glue, and waiting in anticipation to open them on the day.  It was very exciting–a lot of things about attending grade school in Northport, WA were major events–like the last day before Christmas vacation, when we always had cookies, punch, a movie and a very modest gift exchange

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Today’s Snow Report

The white stuff is coming down pretty hard at the moment, though the flakes are tiny and it looks as though we’ve got less than an inch.  Hope those won’t turn out to be Famous Last Words.  :) 

Today is my sister Pam’s birthday–happy birthday, Sis.  She and husband Jon recently moved to Seattle from California–sure hope that snow doesn’t come as too much of a shock.  I’m a little envious, to be frank–I’d love to be able to buy fresh fish and farm flowers at the incomparable Pike Place Market, eat at the New Orleans Cafe in Pioneer Square,

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The typical Pony Express rider was nineteen years old and made $100-$150 per month plus room and board.