Author Archives: Ginny Otte

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


This not the last photo I ever took of my mother before she passed away. Rather, this ranks as one of my personal favorite photos of my mother and me. It was taken on the 2nd floor outside deck of Care One, on…


Today my brothers and I and our respective families and friends will say goodbye to the woman who made us the people we are today. Normally, I am able to write at length when telling people about someone but in this case, when…

Yule tree

I crocheted the snowflakes to give away. But first I put them all in my little tree to see what they look like; I think I need to make more for myself!

First friends

Best buddies

My granddaughter and granddogter

Let’s Bring `em Home

In the modern era, we all have `em:  Online friends, people we’ve never met in real life but we are glad to count among our number; a friendly face in your inbox, your blog, your Facebook wall, a message board. For me, one…

My two projects

Two types of lace: crochet and knit. The beige doily is being crocheted; the lace scarf is being knit. I keep multiple projects going because I am like a squirrel when it comes to my attention span.


Proof that I am just an oversized child…one photo is my granddaughter as a bee at daycare. The other photo is me as the Sun at daycare work. I forgot to bring a box of sausages for my costume.


Every time I hear James Earl Jones announce “we got the meats,” I die a little inside. Such a waste of a magnificent voice, it sounds more like the mating cry of illiterate food addicts.

Make me some!

My daughter recently shared this with me, I assume so that I can make us stroopwafels instead of buying them. I will continue to buy them until one of you people make me some.

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