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Whitewashing Furniture

This post means that we finally finished our project to whitewash our new dining table, hallelujah!  We always knew we needed a circular table in our dining nook, and when we moved Granddad to his new place, mom thought their breakfast table might be perfect.. 765 more words


Why Have Hobbies?

In a recent Peanuts cartoon, when Lucy told Charlie Brown she was thinking of starting some new hobbies, Charlie said, “That’s a good idea, Lucy. The people who get most out of life are those who really try to accomplish something.” 453 more words

Aging Well

Weekend Wrap-Up

Although the weather was cold, it was sunny and didn’t stop us from enjoying the outdoors!  My big project of the weekend was to completely refinish our new dining table that we got from Grandmom and Granddad’s house.   254 more words


How to Refinish a Dining Room Table in 43 Easy Steps

Once upon a time, we had a lovely dining room table.

Then, we had a couple of kids.

They stuck their gooey hands all over it. 426 more words


Missing but in Action

I know. Been forever since I posted here. Family have complained. I’ll try to get back here more often. I just have a lot going on. 232 more words

Sustainable Living

A Memory, a Table of Time

There are lots of ways to remember someone.  Recently I was given a strange little piece of furniture that once belonged to my dear departed friend.  132 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge : New

I had a difficult time deciding what my “New” photo would be.  Last summer, a former neighbor and friend of DJ held an auction to sell all her household possessions.  393 more words