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violetismycolor
Getting older, and trying to survive it.
Interests: spirituality, sewing, gardening, history, design, writing, photography
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OMG...day 12? I am only on day 4 and I feel awful. I love your photos. It looks gorgeous!
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Mar 15, 2010
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What a lot of fun. I have to admit that I have never thrown a graduation party of any sort for any of my kids. You're making me fell guilty...
Toggle Commented Jun 13, 2009 on The Calm Before The Storm at pomegranatesandpaper
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I helped carry the stuff from the dorm room to the car, and then from the car into the kitchen, but Ross is going to have to do the rest. Glad he's home, though.
Toggle Commented Jun 13, 2009 on summer haircut... at violetismycolor
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I miss lots of the old magazines, too. I have every single issue of Mary Englebreit's, btw. I just got my Oprah magazine today, which I still love. I only read People when I go on airplanes (the better to distract me). I get a couple of Photography magazines. And I get National Geographic Traveler, which is great for dreaming of travel.
Toggle Commented Jun 10, 2009 on I Have Issues at pomegranatesandpaper
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My garden is so lovely right now but is making my nose all stuffy. I am terribly allergic.
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Looks like the graduation was wonderful. Last year when Bonnie graduated from Colgate, we all got soaked! Congrats!
Toggle Commented May 22, 2009 on Mille Grazie! at pomegranatesandpaper
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I don't know if I should be happy for you and sad for your kid. No one likes to be sick, right? But glad that you could get more time off. And it is such a joy to be with the kids. I miss it.
Toggle Commented May 9, 2009 on What a Treat! at pomegranatesandpaper
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I just love your antique books in your new banner!
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2009 on GOING TO THE DOGS at pomegranatesandpaper
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sounds like an absolutely marvelous time you had!
Toggle Commented Apr 25, 2009 on This and That and More at pomegranatesandpaper
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We have had family staying here for the past three days, and tonight we get another guest for the rest of the week. It is fun but also stressful. I think I am just getting really old.
Toggle Commented Apr 20, 2009 on Freakin' Friday at pomegranatesandpaper
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Sounds like you had a fantastic time. It's so hard to go back to real life, I know. Hope the new week isn't awful...
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I like your attitude (and your choice of prints). I think spaces need to personal and pretty.
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Thanks, Loretta. It was actually raining when I took this picture. I just put down the car window, pointed, and shot it...amazing that anything decent came out of the shot, but there you go: serendipity!
Toggle Commented Mar 6, 2009 on visiting Mom... at violetismycolor
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Are you on Facebook? You should 'friend' me...Diane Calhoun, Portland, OR...
Toggle Commented Mar 6, 2009 on Mrs. Pom Is at pomegranatesandpaper
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That looks like tons of fun.
Toggle Commented Mar 1, 2009 on Art Saves Lives, Vol. 33 at pomegranatesandpaper
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I did see the movie last year, and I did enjoy it. But I like the book better.
Toggle Commented Feb 25, 2009 on Books of the Week at pomegranatesandpaper
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I know so many people who are sick right now. I hope this passes soon and that you feel better.
Toggle Commented Feb 25, 2009 on Shadow Self at pomegranatesandpaper
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I am always overwhelmed at this time of year with too many gardening choices. I prefer to duck my head into fiction. I am currently just loving Brideshead Revisited.
Toggle Commented Feb 20, 2009 on Books of the Week at pomegranatesandpaper
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Did I miss your birthday? Well, Happy Birthday to YOU. And I love the ides of office decoration. Yay for that.
Toggle Commented Feb 13, 2009 on Warm & Fuzzy at pomegranatesandpaper
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I am with you...baguette, coffee, book...life is perfection in that place.
Toggle Commented Feb 11, 2009 on 60 degrees AND a new Mac! at pomegranatesandpaper
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Thanks for the kudos on the photos...it was fun and instructive. And YES, if you are in Portland, you need to check this place out. It is amazing.
Toggle Commented Feb 11, 2009 on Nighttime in the Garden... at violetismycolor
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I am glad for the warmer weather, too. We have finally warmed up and it has been great. Hope it keeps up.
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