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Milestone

Monday, May 25, 2015      0 comments

Today I have successfully logged in to Sparkpeople for 1100 days straight... And actually remember when I didn't log in last... My husband and I were on a cruise to Alaska through the inside passage and had no phone connection, so I couldn'... Read more

Fireflies

Sunday, May 24, 2015      3 comments

I saw my first fireflies of the year this evening... I don't know why, but just seeing fireflies make my heart happy... No flooding here, but just up the road there was a terrible problem... When the rain starts pouring down here in the Tex... Read more

Candy Corn

Saturday, May 23, 2015      4 comments

I love fresh corn on the cob..... fresh, fresh, fresh makes even field corn as sweet as candy... But apparently corn on the cob loses a lot of its sweetness just by sitting around. Chemically speaking, the polysaccharides that are the sweet... Read more

Candy Corn

Saturday, May 23, 2015      2 comments

I love fresh corn on the cob..... fresh, fresh, fresh makes even field corn as sweet as candy... But apparently corn on the cob loses a lot of its sweetness just by sitting around. Chemically speaking, the polysaccharides that are the sweet... Read more

Status Quo

Friday, May 22, 2015      4 comments

Not much progress today.... But there's always tomorrow.... Read more

Better Living Through Chemistry

Thursday, May 21, 2015      1 comments

I got a haircut today.. And a perm.... I'm not really an expert on fashion and beauty, but I was getting desperate about my hair, which is fine, thin, and wavy (and tends to be frizzy and has grown and grown to mid back level! Yikes! I... Read more

Wow!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      4 comments

When I have to deal with big corporations, I try to put it off as long as possible, but today was the day I did something about it... I received a second notice from an insurance company saying that my bank had refused to pay up on a monthl... Read more

Good Day

Tuesday, May 19, 2015      6 comments

It was a good day today.... Ate healthily, and was even able to simmer some rotisserie chicken bones into a delicious chicken wild rice soup....the pineapple that had been sitting on my counter tasted WONDERFUL when I got around to cutting... Read more

Must Have Been A Comical Sight

Monday, May 18, 2015      7 comments

Last week we went to visit my mother, and when we tried to take her to a movie theater in the middle of a thunderstorm... there was rain that came in waves, heavy then light, and wind, and my mom is in a wheelchair, so her chair was in the trunk... Read more

Must Have Been A Comical Sight

Monday, May 18, 2015      1 comments

Last week we went to visit my mother, and when we tried to take her to a movie theater in the middle of a thunderstorm... there was rain that came in waves, heavy then light, and wind, and my mom is in a wheelchair, so her chair was in the trunk... Read more

Powerful Storms

Sunday, May 17, 2015      5 comments

When I woke up this morning the sky was roiling with wind and thunder and deluges of rain, and flash flood warnings were up for our county and surrounding areas as well... it looked like the storms were here to stay, and by the time I got to chu... Read more

Denied Indulgence

Saturday, May 16, 2015      2 comments

Some of you may be familiar with Blue Bell Ice Cream, founded in Brenham, Texas, and enjoyed by many, many discriminating Texans.... unfortunately, about a month ago all of Blue Bell's delicious flavors of everything (ice cream, ice cream drumst... Read more

The Big Mo

Saturday, May 16, 2015      5 comments

Momentum Physicists can talk all they like about thermodynamics and entropy but everybody can understand that when you have Momentum it's hard to stop. And I'm making progress and have momentum in a particular project right now, but I ... Read more

Great Expectations

Thursday, May 14, 2015      7 comments

I used to sew garments for myself (and children) quite a bit, and I found that I could get the size I wanted and the modesty I wanted in the color I wanted with the pockets that I wanted.. Ah, POCKETS!!!! They are so hard to get in garments... Read more

Woman in Gold

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      3 comments

We went to see the new Helen Mirren /Ryan Reynolds movie, Woman in Gold yesterday, and were very impressed. Based on the true story of Marie Altmann, whose Jewish family in Vienna, Austria had their artwork and possessions (and lives) taken... Read more


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