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YES!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dead Air-conditioner is now fixed!
Dead computer is replaced (Mercy! I'm wrestling w/ Windows 8)
Woo Hoo! I checked off some biggies from my To Do list!!
And strawberries are particularly delicious in a salad with romaine and black oives and balsamic vinegar dressing!
And I have NO overdue library books!

Life is good!

  
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MYTURNNOW2013 7/30/2014 6:46AM

    Somehow I cannot imagine you ever having overdue library books. PTL the air is fixed! I will need to get a new computer soon, and Windows 8 is one of the reasons I'm putting it off.



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MCMARTI26 7/30/2014 1:09AM

    Lots of small victories. It feels great, doesn't it? emoticon
Have a fantastic end of the summer,

Carolina M.

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JAMER123 7/30/2014 12:20AM

    That's great!!! Love strawberries on my salad with tomatoes, french onions and cheese. Yum. The berries add so much!!
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LINTPICKER 7/30/2014 12:15AM

    Excellent all the way around!!

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IMPROVINGME 7/29/2014 11:36PM

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Coping

Monday, July 28, 2014

It's hot in Texas right now, and today my house air conditioning died.

What a surprise!

I'm so glad that my AC repairman is a friend, and will be coming first thing tomorrow to look at it.

In the meantime, I'm sleeping with a fan blowing on me... I can survive this by God's grace.

  
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MYTURNNOW2013 7/29/2014 10:13AM

    Yikes! Hope it is fixed quickly!

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IMPROVINGME 7/29/2014 12:41AM

    Oh, no! Sorry to read about your AC. Hope you can get it fixed tomorrow. If not, you are welcome to come spend the night in my guest room.

I went for my walk this evening instead of this morning, and it was 93 degrees at 9:00 p.m.
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JAMER123 7/28/2014 11:52PM

    That's a little tough!! I hope you can get some sleep tonight. I know it's hot there!! Ours went out last summer and mom was watching our house but didn't catch it so we had a huge electric bill. This summer she has been up here with us and a friend called to tell her her's went down. Mom is waiting until she returns to do anything. We turned ours off this yr. and will have someone turn it on as we head back down.


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Big Day

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Celebrated Peruvian Independence Day yesterday by gathering at a Peruvian restaurant and eating Peruvian food and listening to a lively Peruvian band....I can only guess at what it was that I ate, but it was good! And a good time was had by all!

But surprise! Though Peru is supposedly the No. 1 exporter of asparagus in the world, I didn't see any asparagus on the menu....

  
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MYTURNNOW2013 7/28/2014 7:31PM

    Sounds like fun!

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LINTPICKER 7/28/2014 8:47AM

    What were they thinking!! NO asparagus!! SHOCKING!

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JAMER123 7/28/2014 12:22AM

    emoticon Glad you had fun and found the food good. There are times I wish I didn't have to ask about what's in the foods set before me. I know there are some foods I don't try just because of their name. (Guilty)

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EMSSBEARS 7/27/2014 11:25PM

    Sounds like you had a fun day.

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Bananagrams

Friday, July 25, 2014

Have you ever played the game Bananagrams?

I don't get to play it very much, but I enjoy it a lot, and so a bunch of us from church got together and had what we called games night. We had chess, Jenga, Apples to Apples, dominoes, and a few other games, as well as Bananagrams, which is a little like free range Scrabble. You use tiles and try to use them up on a grid of your own design.... The night flew and I didn't even eat the refreshments!

Yay, Me!

  
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BLITZEN44 7/29/2014 11:39PM

    I love Bananagrams! Haven't played it in a while, but will definitely have to break it out next time the game playing bug hits. Thanks for the reminder. emoticon

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USMAWIFE 7/26/2014 6:05PM

    going to look for that game.. sounds like fun

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LIVINGLOVINLIFE 7/26/2014 10:55AM

    I have never heard of bananagrams but sounds interesting. I like games like scrabble, in fact your game night sounds like a lot of fun.

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LINTPICKER 7/26/2014 9:43AM

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MYTURNNOW2013 7/26/2014 2:02AM

    emoticon I never heard of it, but a games night sounds like great fun!

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JAMER123 7/26/2014 12:17AM

    Gosh, I haven't heard of that one! Sounds fun! We play lots of games when I go down to our home in the RDV. Keeps us on the go all the time!! Glad you enjoyed!!

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Peru Independence Day

Thursday, July 24, 2014

This weekend is Peru independence day, and since I have developed a fondness for all things Peruvian I am going to go to the celebration that the Austin Peruvians will be hosting...

Peruvian people are very very very nice and friendly.
Peruvian music is wonderful!

And so far, all the Peruvian food that I have eaten has been very tasty!

As long as I don't have to eat any alpaca, I should be okay!

(did you know that almost all of the asparagus eaten in the United States comes from Peru?)

  
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JMARISK 7/28/2014 11:42PM

    Feliz dia de la independencia Peru! My husband is Peruvian. TOday is the offical day of Independence. My husband is always sad that he can't be home to celebrate. Have you been to Peru?

I've only been once. It was amazing. The people are really nice and the culture enlightening. I hope to go back with our son next year for Independence day or Christmas.

Have a good one!

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LINTPICKER 7/25/2014 8:24AM

    Have a great time!!

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JAMER123 7/25/2014 12:12AM

    emoticon emoticon Enjoy celebrating!!

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