Author Archives: Ginny Otte

Radio personality, production genius and all-around great gal. My ego requires two time zones.

Team crocheting

Back to filet crochet. This is why I periodically have to use a lint roller on the unfinished work…my legwarmer sheds a lot…   

Let’s see how long this lasts…

Romeo’s new toy is made with real fire hose and supposedly indestructible. I give it 10 minutes.    

Timehop

As I approch the first anniversary of my mother’s passing, Timehop is providing memories happy and sad. Looking back after nearly a year without her…I’m glad I snapped all those pics of her each Saturday, shared her quips, and let my friends on…

Year-round garden?

January 2, central NJ: I still have dill, oregano, mint and rosemary growing. Took in the rosemary yesterday, it’s in a large pot and is as big as a bush; the rest is in the ground. I didn’t expect it to start growing…

New stitch

I have been working on a filet crochet project for 17 weeks and I’m halfway done. Did two rows today, but I have been itching to try a new knitting stitch. This is called a butterfly stitch, and it is pretty damn easy…

Leftovers. 

Leftover pizza topped with leftover fried calimari and served with cabernet saivignon with chocolate for dessert, I believe, hits all the necessary food groups.  #omnomnom  

New Year!

Everyone always seems to post New Year’s resolutions. I never do;  I never make them, because if I need to make a change I simply start that day. I got my word press stats for 2015, and was shocked that I only posted…

Another reminder

Today’s reminder to me of how important being home for the holidays is to our military, comes from Timehop…reminding me that five years ago today I picked my son up at the airport for his leave. Having spent many months in Japan, the…

Let’s Bring `em home!

14 holiday seasons ago, an online friend named Ernie Stewart had an idea: being a vet himself, and remembering those years when the holidays came around and hoping to be able to get home, he asked friends and family if they would please…

Best things in life are worth waiting for.

I could not accept this award during the annual NJBA convention, as my boss had to attend and I didn’t want to leave the department unmanned.  So, I got it yesterday instead.  This is my NJBA “Unsung Hero” award; it says “for your…

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