Monthly Archives: February 2010

Election results. New Year’s resolution.

Primary election results for the District 6 seat on the Polk County Board of Supervisors:   Can I get a w00t? Thank you 🙂 The real election is in April. Now to plan my campaign… * * * * * … Continue reading

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Back to Bach.

#2 Son drove up last weekend to swap cars with me. He, Smokey, and I were sitting in the living room chatting and my iPod was sitting on its dock playing the playlist of mostly Baroque music I had put … Continue reading

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We all look different without our makeup.

Sarah Palin Unplugged

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Happy heart day!

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Today’s chuckle.

#1 son emails #2 son: Subject: Your funny medical word of the day Is proctocolectomy.  It sounds like it would mean having your butt removed, but it actually means having your rectum and large intestine removed.  You could threaten to … Continue reading

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Random Friday.

I found myself thinking in bullet points on Thursday afternoon, which led me to this post. Of course, once I started typing, the individual bullet points got longer. As #1 Son says of himself, I can't even say hello in … Continue reading

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Show us your wallpaper (redux)!

I did this a couple-three years ago and got a lot of responses. Let's do it again! The rules are easy-peasy: put the image of your current wallpaper on your blog and put a link to it in the comments … Continue reading

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Fun with Google Earth.

Where I live: The county government center where I spend a fair amount of time: Our Minneapolis house:  Where Andrew goes to school:  Where Smokey's parents lived after they retired to Florida:  That's my world and welcome to it!

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What? Another FO?

It's a pair of socks, though, so don't get too excited. Not impressed? How about this shot:   I was inspired by the colorful socks in Kristin Nicholas's Kristin Knits, of which I tragically have no photo. Suffice to say, … Continue reading

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(above) "Double splash. The second droplet is driven by a laser detection and timer delay from the first droplet. I use a droplet controller driven by an audio wave to genarate a second droplet at precise timing after the first … Continue reading

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