Day 218: Early EARLY
We're out tonight and won't be back till late (late for me is midnight, lol), so I figured I'd do a 'shorty blog' as I won't have time later. Not to mention the fact that for those of you who plowed thru yesterday's (!) you probably would apprec... Read more
Day 217: Long TravelBlogue
Hardwick Hall - more glass than wall."
Back on the 14th July we went to Hardwick Hall for the day. It's relatively famous, for a number of reasons. It used to belong to the Cavendish family - as in the Duke of Devonshire (ever see the film ... Read more
Day 216: General STUFF
...who outranks Major Stuff - but I don't like dealing with Major Stuff, anyhow.
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This will indicate how close I'm getting to doing the blogs earlier in the day: it's 7 PM, though I won't post this till close-of-business, just in ... Read more
Day 215: Running Flat-Out
I was just saying to Himself I feel like Alice running with The Red Queen in Through the Looking Glass: I have to run as fast as I can just to stay in one place, because if I slow down, I'll end up moving backwards.
This new reboot keeps me... Read more
Day 214: Catchin' Up... Sort Of
Day 2 of the nominal reboot went okay. I walked a little over three miles, in addition to the WiiFit.
Held the line on the diet - which wasn't easy, necessarily. I found some fresh nectarines at the store yesterday, and since they seemed to... Read more
Day 213: New Month, New(er) Goals
Today being the first of August, I'm doing one of my mini-reboots - the first of any month always makes me think of New Year's, and I have a thing for The Clean Slate. (Not to be confused with The Clean Plate.)
I have to say, I enjoyed doin... Read more
Day 212: What I Did On My Summer Vacation Blogs
And - here we are.
As given to me, the photograph-blog list only had 30 entries, so I'm making this one up.
I think this was a great blogging-theme for summer. I didn't write anything especially profound. No deep thinking or heavy intr... Read more
Day 211: Photo Blog #30
The thirtieth assignment is: "A picture of you last year and now - how have you changed since then?"
Faithful Readers know that I've posted before-and-after pictures a couple of times. The milestone markers seem to come up at regular inter... Read more
Day 210: Photo Blog #29
Really closing in on it, now.
Today's assignment: "A picture that can always make you smile."
There're quite a few, actually, ranging from personal pix (there are some of my kids that are riots - to my mind, at any rate) to staged pho... Read more
Day 209: Photo Blog #28
Today's assignment: "A picture of something you're afraid of."
Well, you know, 'fear' being my middle name 'n' all, it's easy to come up with ideas. Not so easy to pare 'em down and pick just one. But I'll go with My Major Phobia.
Som... Read more
Day 208: Photo Blog #27
Today's blog assignment is "A picture of yourself and a family member."
You know how some of these have been 'two-fers,' asking for photos of two (usually very different) things? Well, today I'll give you another 'two-fer,' except it will b... Read more
Day 207, Redux: Photo Blog #26
The assignment back on Day 7 was "Your most treasured item." Faithful Readers will recall that I decided 'item' was definitely 'thing,' not 'person,' so I didn't use a photo of my kids (that came later). I used a photo of my wedding ring.
F... Read more
Day 207: Widgets 'n' Gizmos
I miss that little Word.doc gizmo you used to be able to select instead of the paper clip.
I have a WeatherWidget - at least, that's what I think it is, me being low-tech 'n' all - set for my desktop. It has popped up to sh... Read more
Day 206: Photo Blog #25
At last, a fun one...
All right, we're into the final week here. Today: "A picture of your favorite super hero, and why."
I have an uncle who's eight years older than I am, and three male cousins who are from one to six years older. W... Read more
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Day 205: Photo Blog #24
"A picture of something you wish you could change."
This strikes me as a foolish question. It implies (to my mind) that the answer must be something you cannot change. My kneejerk answer was 'The Past.' What else could an answer be?
My... Read more