February 2016 archive

Feb 28

Also in the Neighborhood…

  From the February, 2016 Greenbriar Flyer  

Feb 22

Scotland the Brave

“Scotland the Brave” (Scottish Gaelic: Alba an Àigh) is a Scottish patriotic song. It was one of several songs considered an unofficial national anthem of Scotland. My cellphone ringtone is Scotland the Brave. At any rehearsal, everyone knows it’s my phone, if one is ringing 🙂  I posted a bit about that here: http://maryoblog.com/2015/08/ Below, the …

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Feb 21

Painting the Little Free Library

  The weather was pretty nice today so the Little Free Library got its first coat of paint.  Hopefully, we’ll be having a grand opening this weekend!  

Feb 15

Playing with Paint Chips

  Even though it’s a cold, snowy, freezing rain kind of day, I’m busy checking out paint samples for the new Little Free Library. I also ordered some postcards to leave when I’m visiting other LFLs.  Between those and stamps, pencils, books, notebooks, labels, this is going to cost a bit, but I’m very excited! …

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Feb 15

Little Free Library

  So far, Tom has filled in the cracks that appeared during shipping and has sanded everything down, getting ready for painting.   We’ve decided on a bright blue to match my car and a yellow roof (to make it Cushing’s colors!)   I’ve ordered stamps for the insides of the books, pencils with our …

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Feb 14

Happy Valentine’s Day

  Have a special day today!        

Feb 13

International Book Giving Day

  Some of you may know that I’m getting involved in Little Free Library (LFL) and there will soon be a new library on my street under the auspices of the O’Connor Music Studio. When our son is home for a visit, we always go out on a hiking trail with the dog, Mimi, and …

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Feb 04

Cab Calloway

Since I’ve done the Nicholas Brothers and Busby Berkeley, it’s time for Cab Calloway, another old movie favorite of mine. I think the first time I ever came across anything related to Calloway was in the late 1960s when I was watching That Girl on TV – Ann’s father (Lew Parker) sang Minnie the Moocher …

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