Monthly archives "October 2011"

Brillo to the rescue!!!

When I moved across two states lines just over 5 years ago, I snuck a Demitasse spoon out of my parents utensil drawer. This little spoon’s primary function is for stirring sugar and/or cream into black coffee (espresso/cappuccino). It can also be used for feeding babies (or pretending to feed my babydolls as a child) and in […]

You Might be a Skirmisher if…

Every National, I stop by the souvenir shop and make a purchase. I bought this T-Shirt about 5 Nationals ago and it is my favorite item by far. I don’t agree with the order of the top ten reasons you know you are a Skirmisher, but they are true: 1. You would rather own a Civil […]

Just do it.

I don’t know what happens in the men’s room, other than I picture leather sofas lining the walls and a lil old man standing by the door wearing the most expensive suit imaginable holding a silver tray with cigars in a neat little row with a crisp, white towel over his arm. I know what […]

Don’t Fence Me In

One of the things that attracted this Long Island girl to the mountains of PA were the lack of fences between property lines. I always associated a split rail & post fence with the country life. Along with hay bales, farms, livestock, etc. Being that I don’t have tons of acreage for a farm, we […]