Author Archives: notewords

About notewords

Guitarist, Music teacher, Writer

Complications Compounded

My husband has been having some health problems lately. He will be going for an MRI tomorrow. Positive thoughts and prayers would be appreciated. Advertisements

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Victoriana at 18 Stafford Terrace and the Sambournes

Originally posted on Picture This uk:
Edward Lynley Sambourne and his wife (Marion) took residence of 18 Stafford Terrace in Kensington  in 1874. The Sambourne family and descendants maintained the Victorian style and content.  The house was taken over and…

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Paintlings

This gallery contains 22 photos.

Originally posted on My OBT:
Julia Las We’re going to be away for the next week, so though I’ll still be posting daily, the posts will be short but sweet! Joining the ranks of brilliant painters of miniatures like Lorraine…

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Random Ramblings

Life continues somewhat complicated. Our Jack Russell, Sparky, has been diagnosed with the early stages of kidney disease. He’s getting on, as are we all. At least we can start with treatment that will hopefully ease things for him. He … Continue reading

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The Power of Thanks

Originally posted on bonnyknits:
One of my favorite moments from our recent vacation was when my husband thanked me. I’m a pretty typical Type A person, one who has to make lists and plan everything down to the smallest detail.…

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Notes From a Knit-Wit…

Lately life has been… complicated. My husband is going on retirement soon, and is finding the prospect stressful, to say the least. There are also hordes of forms to fill out and submit. I have two stalled tatting projects, and … Continue reading

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Ightham Mote

Originally posted on Picture This uk:
Ightham Mote (pron; I tham) is a well preserved medieval manor house that was built in the 14th century and is near to Sevenoaks in Kent. The approach is down into a wooded dell…

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