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Space Cadet
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      6 comments

I had a spacey day. Started out with a list, and managed to do everything on it. Just not as smoothly as I'd planned. Took the left-over clothes to the Big Brothers/Big Si... Read more
Got the New Washer & Dryer
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      4 comments

The new w/d were delivered today - the controls are like something from the space shuttle. Guess I'll have to read the instructions before I try anything. They beep and ch... Read more
Cleaning Out My Closets
Monday, September 27, 2010      11 comments

I finally got around to taking some in-grown clothes from my closet. I had sizes 3X (28-30) down to 1X (18-20) that I can't wear anymore (altho I kept a lot of my favorite T's to use as sleep shirts). I bagged up sweaters, pjs, scrubs, jeans, an... Read more
Get Happier in 30 Minutes
Sunday, September 26, 2010      8 comments

I found this article at Real Simple - The Guide to Happiness: 9 Things You Can Do to Be Happy in the Next 30 Minutes. These are the highlights, but the full article is at www.realsimple.com/healt
h/mind-mood/emotional-heal
th/thing... Read more
Maize Maze
Friday, September 24, 2010      5 comments

There's a corn maze (maize maze, get it?) nearby to where I live. This is the 13th year they've been open, and my first time going. My friend Becky's schedule was jacked up this week - she started on Tues instead of Wed, and is off tonight inst... Read more
Computers - Can't Live Without Them
Thursday, September 23, 2010      3 comments

Can't keep up with the electronic waste, either. I got a new Belkin router last night - got frustrated trying to set it up. Rehooked up the Netgear router last night. Having more time today, I tried again to set up the Belkin - no dice. Called C... Read more
The Rain Washed Away My Plans
Thursday, September 23, 2010      8 comments

I knew a rain system was moving in - they'd talked about it on the news yesterday. There was so much rain, the officials closed the State fair today! Jiminy Crickets. That's a lot of rain. I'd had one of my "can't sleep all night" frustrations l... Read more
Autumn Is Almost Here
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      3 comments

The seasons change officially on 23 September this year. From Answers.com: noun 1.The season of the year between summer and winter, lasting from the autumnal equinox to the winter solstice and from September to December in the Northern H... Read more
New TV Season
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      4 comments

Wow, it's finally here - not that I was waiting with bated* breath or anything. I haven't been paying lot of attention to it, just seeing the previews. I caught the last half of "The Event" when I finished walking the pups - hmm - confusing - m... Read more
Talk Like A Pirate Day
Monday, September 20, 2010      4 comments

Ahoy, maties! Today (9/19) was TLAPD. www.talklikeapirate.com/
piratehome.html Originally set up a a joke between some friends in 1995, it took ... Read more
I Don't Do Sports
Sunday, September 19, 2010      4 comments

Even as a girl, I didn't do sports. Couldn't run, catch or throw. Turned out, I was really near-sighted in my right eye. So much so, that even today, people can quietly come up from behind me on the right side, and I won't notice them at first b... Read more
In Like Lambs, Out Like Lions!
Saturday, September 18, 2010      9 comments

I took the pups in to get groomed today. Both were sadly overdue for baths and trims - everytime I'd think about bathing them in the sink, I'd think about taking them to the groomers - then I'd did neither for 3 months. Shalako looked like a flu... Read more
More Odd Figures of Speech
Thursday, September 16, 2010      8 comments

A friend sent me an Email with these - here are some more (with pix from Icanhascheezburger.com & Ihasahotdog.com - because you know I can't resist!) A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase i... Read more
Paraprodokian - eh, what?
Thursday, September 16, 2010      6 comments

A friend sent me an Email with these - here's a select sample (with pix from Icanhascheezburger.com & Ihasahotdog.com - because you know I can't resist!) A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phras... Read more
Dinner and Massage
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      5 comments

Started out the day by ending last night at 0100 or so. Had my alarm set for 0700. Urgh - dragged myself up and took a quick wake-up shower, then took the pups to the Vet. Shalako was due for her rabies, but Samurai did a ride-along. There's a n... Read more

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