Monthly Archives: June 2010

No pictures. Let’s talk books.

Still on vacation. Weather beautiful. Drove through Glacier NP yesterday; glaciers not impressive. Global warming triumphing. The laptop that might allow me to post photos is working again (yay, Smokey!) but refuses to accept photos from my camera (boo, Microsoft!) … Continue reading

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Drive-by posting.

We have left Wyoming and the Big Horns behind and are now camped just outside Glacier National Park in Montana. When Smokey fixes the computer that shot sparks (of course he has  all the parts he needs with him) I'll … Continue reading

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We wimp out.

Sometimes the great outdoors is just too… outdoors-ish. After nice weather for the first half of the week, on Thursday it turned rainy and cold. The last straw was when it snowed on Saturday. I proposed that we check into … Continue reading

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 We are here.The knitting has commenced.   Yarn: Valley Superwash DK (100% superwash merino). Navy, plus stripes (from the top) in maroon (no longer available), teal, biscuit, grass, wild rose, forest, misty lilac, and navy.Needles: Addi Turbo US#5 (3.75mm) circ.Size: … Continue reading

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The itch factory is closed.

Yay! The dermatologist (Dr. Anastasios Pappas from South Dakota!) had a miracle cure. First, he prescribed Predisone but pretty much told me not to take it. Check. Then he described the cortisone cream I had been using as "baby stuff" … Continue reading

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Sock yarn!

I got some new sock yarn recently.   I bought it on Etsy from Rabbitch.   I bought it because I liked the name of the colo[u]rway, which of course I no longer remember exactly.   It was something like … Continue reading

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New toy.

When Matthew came up a couple weeks ago he had just gotten himself a new iPad Touch. It was awesome. I couldn't stop thinking about it. eBay to the rescue! The first picture above is the first screen, showing the … Continue reading

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#1 Son is in the midst of studying for the Step 1 exam, which is given after the second year of medical school. He says he is studying 10 – 12 hours a day and working harder than he ever … Continue reading

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