Antidote for a bad day

coffee Yesterday was one of those days your mother warned you about.

From the moment I got up and spilled my coffee all over my day planner, I knew things would only continue downhill.

They did. In a big way.  First, we had a major problem with the Garden Expo program that could have been disastrous.  Next, I went for an oil change

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Early Light: Sew in some shoulder pads today


Today is Tuesday, September 2. This is the 246th day of the year with only 120 days remaining until we ring in 2009. On this day in 1898, the first issue of McCall’s magazine rolled off the press. The magazine had previously been called “The Queen – Illustrated Magazine of Fashion,” and later “McCall’s Magazine, the Queen of Fashion.”

Speaking of fashion, I have good news for those of us who are a bit “slope shouldered.” I just heard a fashion maven on Martha Stewart Radio declare that the shoulder pad is back for fall.

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