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Archive for February, 2008

Keeping sane this winter

Posted: Saturday, February 16th, 2008 @ 9:39 am in Maiden's World, World of Photography, World of Quilts | No Comments »

With another winter storm coming in tonight and tomorrow, I feel like I’m totally losing control. There is no making plans ahead of time. My Valentine Party was cancelled on Tuesday due to snow, my Red Hat group is supposed to go to Geneseo tomorrow afternoon to attend the Richmond Theatre group – but with […]

Life does go on

Posted: Friday, February 15th, 2008 @ 4:46 pm in Maiden's World, Tragedys in my World | 1 Comment »

When tragedy strikes, we think that life can’t possibly go on. The world has to stop, we have to get off. Tragedy struck yesterday in a small Illinois town when for no explicable reason, someone carried 3 guns onto Northern Illinois University’s campus and fired close to 50 rounds into a lecture hall, killing 5 […]

Tragic Valentine’s Day

Posted: Thursday, February 14th, 2008 @ 8:12 pm in Maiden's World, Tragedys in my World | No Comments »

I got a phone call from my Grandson at 4:00 PM telling me that there had been a shooting on the campus of Northern Illinois University, where he is in school. He called to let me know that he was safe, but the really chilling thing was he had been in that classroom just shortly […]

Groundhog Day

Posted: Saturday, February 2nd, 2008 @ 10:00 am in Maiden's World, World of Holidays | No Comments »

Today is Groundhog Day, the day when Punxsutawney Phil, the great seer and Prognosticator, appears to give us his forecast for the return of Spring!! This morning he saw his shadow and predicts 6 more weeks of winter. Bah Humbug!! I really wanted an early spring. I’m so tired of snow piled everywhere, ice coating […]