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Day 162: Patchwork Day
Saturday, June 11, 2011      6 comments

No, I don't quilt, but today has been a patchwork of this and that, one thing and another - bits and pieces that somehow fit together to make A Day. There was a festival in the village (some call it 'Rose Queen' while others call it 'May Qu... Read more
Day 161: Short One...
Friday, June 10, 2011      3 comments

I've got nearly two-dozen windows open on my computer (it is to laff) while I jump from one to another putting more ancestry together. What the hey, it's a labor of love. Not much by way of updates, except I posted resignation letters to tw... Read more
Day 160: Dollars Are Few...
Thursday, June 09, 2011      8 comments

...and far between, but it was definitely another day. First, at 9 AM the realtor called to say someone wanted to see the house. After a bit of back and forth (they wanted 11 AM, we wanted 6 PM--!) we compromised at 2 PM. Himself got the gr... Read more
Day 161: An UnBlog
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      8 comments

'member the blog-that-was-no-blog? Yes. Like this one. Himself is better, I've gotten sick - we seem to take it in turns. Lord help us if we're both ever incapacitated at the same time--! Other than that, I spent the day on Ancestry. V... Read more
Day 160: STRESS - and Stuff Like That There
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      7 comments

We had our two appointments today at the GP's. Himself saw 'the real doctor' about his neck - same Rx as last time - and I saw the practice nurse for a check to see how I'm getting on without the Rx I was taking. Remember last week when my BP wa... Read more
Day 157: ARGHHH!!!
Monday, June 06, 2011      13 comments

The usual gripes and groans: yes, it's been cloudy most of the day... yes, it's rained several times... and no, I didn't accomplish much. Monday is (as frequent readers probably recognize) grocery day. Today was not one of those awake-befor... Read more
Day 158, Part 2: I Just Don't Know--
Sunday, June 05, 2011      3 comments

--where the day went. I've spent most of it on Ancestry. Oh, there was the usual meals... tidying... and neighbors dropped by, but basically, the day was spent lost in census records and whatever other documentation I could find. Boy, some ... Read more
Day 157, Part 1: Let's See the Rest of the Pix--!
Sunday, June 05, 2011      9 comments

Hope that title doesn't mislead anyone, now that I think on it. Pictures of places and things, not me or 'before&after' or anything, lol... Oh, and also while I think of it - yes, Lecates, this is indeed the location for filming exteriors o... Read more
Day 156, Part 2: Finale
Saturday, June 04, 2011      2 comments

Not the finale of the pictures - just of the day. I'm running late, and (tell the truth and shame the Devil, lol) I nearly forgot to do an evening blog at all. I've been on the phone to my aunt (for the better part of two hours - geez, Hims... Read more
Day 156, Part 1: Bit Faster...
Saturday, June 04, 2011      8 comments

Loading the pictures, that is, lol. I 'tested' it with changing some page-pix, and they seem to have posted okay, so we'll give this another go. On from the non-rose-garden, we wandered into the orangerie. I always think of 'orangerie' as 1... Read more
Day 155: Serendipity
Friday, June 03, 2011      4 comments

Serendipity: The faculty of making fortunate discoveries while searching for other things; the instance of making such a discovery... This morning I woke up to one of those early-summer days where the air is crystalline and the blue sky goe... Read more
Day 154: Not Much
Thursday, June 02, 2011      8 comments

...which it ain't. Grocery day, and that took the wind right out of my sails. Gah, but it makes me feel lazy or something, but this listlessness is just such a drag. Almost literally. This afternoon there was an appointment with a phys... Read more
Day 153: A Most Unusual--
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      15 comments

--well, no, not really. But there was a surprise involved just the same. I'm not the most organized of people. (I'm sure that will come as a shock, lol.) I tend to lose track of appointments and even what day it is. All these fancy-schmancy... Read more
Day 152: Catch(ing) Up
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      8 comments

...or catsup, or ketchup. Depends what you grew up with, I guess. I had a follow-up PF appointment today, basically just to see how much (if any) improvement there's been. It's definitely better - but definitely still with me. I'm beginning... Read more
Day 151: Short 'n' Simple
Monday, May 30, 2011      6 comments

Just FYI: today was day 15 of rain. That's fifteen straight days. Now, it's not that it rains all day or constant torrential rains or anything (shades of Noah!) but it's seldom sunny at all and rains pretty good for an hour or so and drizzles sp... Read more

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