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Day 272: Water, Water, Everywhere--!
Thursday, September 29, 2011      8 comments

Well, we went to Lytham - St Anne in search of seashore, plus Blackpool for the Illuminations. But late back, so it will all have to wait till tomorrow, complete with pix. Goodnight, Sparklers, wherever you are--! ... Read more
Day 271: Mischief-less
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      5 comments

I didn't find any trouble... er, I mean, mischief, to get into today. Tomorrow is a fair promise, tho. The weather is supposed to be glorious, warm and sunny, so we're off in search of a beach. Early night tonight, as tomorrow's a busy day ... Read more
Day 270: Croeso i Cymru
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      9 comments

'CROY-so eee COOM-ree' - welcome to Wales. ...so I said to Himself 'It's a beautiful morning. The sky is blue, the temps are forecast to be perhaps as high as the upper 70s. What say we go to a beach for me to dip my toes in the water?' ... Read more
Day 269: Productivity
Monday, September 26, 2011      8 comments

...or rather, the lack thereof, in my case. You've heard the flaps over 'retouched' photos and size zero models and so forth - in many cases, photo-shopping is done to make the model look better (read: thinner) in order to persuade women to... Read more
Day 268: "Be A Lighthouse"
Sunday, September 25, 2011      9 comments

I've been buying herbal / spice teas from a company called 'Yogi Bhajan's Organic Teas.' Some of them are your basic green or white or black teas, and there's herbal a-plenty, but quite a few of them are spice-based, such as ginger, cinnamon, mi... Read more
Day 267: Gritted Teeth
Saturday, September 24, 2011      8 comments

Yes, some better - you are all so kind to wish me well and send those good vibes! One of my friends (you know who you are - Cathy) said 'Maybe you need a vacation.' I'm convinced she's right, lol... It won't happen anytime soon, but the ver... Read more
Day 266: On the whole...
Friday, September 23, 2011      8 comments

...this has been one of those crap-awful days of which I'm glad to see the back. This might not be the shortest blog, but it's close. Goodnight, Sparklers... let's hope tomorrow is a better day. ... Read more
Day 265: Mycology
Thursday, September 22, 2011      12 comments

Today's blog is about - mushrooms. Specifically, the fly agaric mushroom. These are the ones some people call 'toadstools.' I suppose their bright-red color is w... Read more
Day 264: One of 'These' Days
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      7 comments

...as opposed to 'One of those days.' Remember the old Honeywell ads? 'Someday there'll be this and that and the other' - always futuristic technical things, such as cars that could drive themselves. The ads invariably ended with the taglin... Read more
Day 263, Part 2: End Of
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      6 comments

...the day, o'course. What'd you think I meant? lol... Today was a mishmash. First was an early meeting with the paving contractor - we're trying to time it so the tree-trimmer people are done before the driveway is started. Gah. Just coord... Read more
Day 263, Part 1: Rerun
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      3 comments

UPDATE: I clicked on the Lifehacker link and - just as you said - it says 'Page not found.' So I went back to one of the threads and clicked the link there - it worked. (I'll post it here). I also clicked on the link in the blog to SparkGuy's pa... Read more
Day 262: A Change o'Plan
Monday, September 19, 2011      3 comments

I was going to toss off another 'fluff' blog - you know, the kind where I meander around the keyboard but don't really say anything - and instead, I'll do the following. 'SparkGuy' Chris Downie has posted a blog about Lifehacker, a sort of ... Read more
Day 261: Bits 'n' Pieces
Sunday, September 18, 2011      9 comments

Today surely wasn't like yesterday - no time to goof off. I spent most of the time cleaning the refrigerator. Since tomorrow is grocery day it seemed like a good idea to hit it while it was fairly empty. I thought all the appointments and h... Read more
Day 260: Son of Short 'un...
Saturday, September 17, 2011      8 comments

I know, two days in a row, but what's a gal gonna do when she's been bizzy? lol... I couldn't tell you where the day went, but I guess that makes it the best kind of Saturday, just loafing around, doing some 'net surfing, catching up some r... Read more
Day 259: Short 'un...
Friday, September 16, 2011      11 comments

I'd have said 'short and sweet' except I don't know that there's much 'sweet' about it. Short and simple, I guess. It was a heckuva way to spend a Friday. First there was the blood test - even after all these years I still detest the things... Read more

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