11 years

By Annie Holland / June 7, 2010

It’s amazing how time flies!Immersed in the everyday stuff…dealing with all kinds of good and bad things in our life we often forget that. Me included. I still cannot believe we just celebrated our 11th anniversary with my better half! Every year is special…but not because of presents, actually we have an agreement not to…

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New kids’ bedroom adventure

By Annie Holland / May 4, 2010

I love redecorating, I love renovating… but I would prefer to design the remodeling, not to actually do it.Alas, it has been  my fate to fix many houses in my life and the hard work involved has left me some lifetime reminders like back problems for example. However, there is not a thing I wouldn’t…

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By Annie Holland / April 15, 2010

So, here is what happened. Typical Wednesday, waiting for my son to come back from school. My phone rings. The neighbor ( an elderly lady) wants to remind me to trim the bushes on the side of the house. Great.  I was 100% sure we cut those bushes last Fall.It turns out my husband thought…

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Full Frontal- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By Annie Holland / March 31, 2010

Most of the (nice) things you experience for a first time in your life are exciting and even though you can enjoy them again and again later, nothing can compare with that first moment. Recently when talking to a friend about my first visit to the Met I described it as a ” Kung-Fu Panda”…

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We need your thoughts and prayers!

By Annie Holland / February 22, 2010

This is Krum! He was a happy and healthy 18 month old Golden retriever Tuesday.  Wednesday, after a surgery he went through ( he had a hernia and undescended testicles) he developed a massive infection! He almost died Saturday and now is in a critical condition at the hospital. I haven’t written many posts since…

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Kindle DX vs. Kindle 6″

By Annie Holland / January 9, 2010

Ok, I have a dilemma. I’ve written couple of times on the blog that I want to get Kindle and I almost ordered it 2 days ago but now I am having second thoughts. Initially I wanted to get the 6″ one, but yesterday i heard Amazon is releasing on Jan 19th a new version,…

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Would there be someone to sing a song for you?

By Annie Holland / November 5, 2009

I have been putting off the writing of this post for a month. Today I just felt this is going to be the day I am going to talk about it. It’s not going to be funny, or witty or entertaining, so if you are in for that, skip that post! But if you want…

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Still Alice – book review

By Annie Holland / October 8, 2009

I usually write about the books that impress me in some way- good or bad, and I couldn’t but share my thoughts on this one, because I feel it’s really important to let people know about it, read it, think about it and their lives. This is not one of the books you love. This…

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Native American Festival Saratoga 2009- Part II

By Annie Holland / October 7, 2009

As a person who appreciates and creates art, I cannot but be pleasantly surprised that in times like this, when it is so difficult for everybody, there are people who are really blessed to to be able to earn bread and butter with their unique talents.I feel so inspired and so motivated by what I…

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Native American Festival Saratoga NY 2009- Part I

By Annie Holland / October 7, 2009

Native American Festival Saratoga 2009 As you know from my previous postings about it, this past weekend I attended the Native American Festival in Saratoga Springs, NY with the intention to write about it again. Two years ago I have written an article in 2 parts on my blog, that you might find interesting, since…

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