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Margaret
Interests: running, tennis, microbrews, parenting, camping, traveling, reading mysteries, espresso, teaching french
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How much longer are we stuck with this POS?
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Ladies & Gentlemen, The POTUS at Kingfisher Cove
As a beer person, I was surprised to find out that I like Moscow Mules! Who would have known? I have never gotten into Ruth Ware, although she is someone I should like! We're reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng for next month. I'm watching the Olympics too and starting to get a bit more interested in it. Nothing better to do right now. :(
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Socializing and Stuff at Kingfisher Cove
It seems like everyone I know has one, and they are finding all sorts of cool uses for them. I'm not very motivated since I cook for one. It seems like more trouble than it's worth.
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That is beautiful! I too am all thumbs when I try something new, so good for you for persisting. Hope your BC discussion is great!
Toggle Commented Feb 8, 2018 on Mundane, But Nice at Kingfisher Cove
I'm so sorry about the continuing eye issues; that must drive you bat shit crazy! Quinn is adorable and looks very much like Nate. He seems like a happy baby! I too am distraught over what is happening in our country, and starting to feel hopeless. :(
Toggle Commented Feb 5, 2018 on Winter Hiding at Kingfisher Cove
This memo is giving the GOP traction with their ignorant base, and it scares me. I'm starting to lose hope that any of these scandals will matter.
Toggle Commented Feb 4, 2018 on Week Sixty-Three at Kingfisher Cove
What a delightful surprise to see you back! The festivities sound wonderful. I wish I could knit. Ashley is great at it, but I don't have the coordination.
Toggle Commented Feb 4, 2018 on Blog, reinstated at violetismycolor
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The level of hypocrisy is staggering. I honestly cannot believe it.
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2018 on Any Questions? at Kingfisher Cove
This is a huge, and discouraging list, among many others. I'm starting to despair that any of these misdeeds will stick to Mr. Teflon. :(
Toggle Commented Jan 15, 2018 on Week Sixty-One at Kingfisher Cove
You are absolutely correct.
Toggle Commented Jan 12, 2018 on Just Another Thursday at Kingfisher Cove
My mind is blown that he would say something like that. Why am I still surprised? sigh
Toggle Commented Jan 12, 2018 on Just Another Thursday at Kingfisher Cove
What a very special Christmas! I'm more zonked emotionally than physically, more people around than I'm used to, and a lot more activity. I loved it, but it was tiring. It sure was fun to have other people in the house, especially at night. Whenever we talk about our favorite all-time Book Club books, Round House comes up. An amazing read.
Toggle Commented Dec 28, 2017 on Recovering at Kingfisher Cove
He is so utterly adorable, and I love the way he looks at his parents (and you) and also the adoration in your faces when you hold him.
Toggle Commented Dec 22, 2017 on Scenes with Kids at Kingfisher Cove
I think there is more like a 99% chance.
Toggle Commented Dec 18, 2017 on Quote at Kingfisher Cove
Fascinating genealogy stuff! I wasn't a bit interested when I was younger either. I should have been writing down my grandparents' stories. Love your quiche, and your crust making skills far outshine mine. :)
Toggle Commented Dec 11, 2017 on A Box of Holy Cow! at Kingfisher Cove
I am eagerly awaiting Pullman's next book--wish we didn't have to wait so long! The beauty of finding his trilogy late in the game was that I could read them immediately. Did you recommend them to me originally or was it the opposite? Quinn is so adorable! I bet you're getting excited to see him!(and his parents too of course)
Toggle Commented Nov 29, 2017 on Feeling… at Kingfisher Cove
Trump and his supporters are dismantling this country one agency/step at a time. It is terrifying and disheartening.
Toggle Commented Nov 26, 2017 on Week Fifty-Four at Kingfisher Cove
An adorable photo, but he is growing up TOO FAST! Ashley flies in on December 17th too. :)
Toggle Commented Nov 25, 2017 on Season Change! at Kingfisher Cove
November has been a depressing month for me as well. The news, the weather, the lack of dates, the many memories from past holidays. I want to bury my head in a book and never come out. I love the Pullman books!!
Toggle Commented Nov 23, 2017 on Novembering at Kingfisher Cove
My normal activity seems to be high, especially when I run and then walk later. (which Ive been doing since retirement) I just do not want to get obsessive. Already I see a bit of issue until I get to 10k and then I relax! LOL
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2017 on Lots of B words at Stargazer
He is growing so fast, and looks more and more like Nate. What an impishly adorable little guy!! They sure have some great outfits for him too. xoxo
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2017 on Quinn’s Doubled His Weight!! at Kingfisher Cove
Wonderful photo and video! Nate is beaming. xoxo
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2017 on A Picture and a 10-Second Video at Kingfisher Cove
Wow, Nate is a scary clown! So glad that you have the security of the generator. I hate power outages, but can weather them OK.
Toggle Commented Nov 2, 2017 on Generator! (And Bat Baby) at Kingfisher Cove
More need to join his lead!
Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2017 on Reckless, Outrageous, Undignified at Kingfisher Cove