Monthly Archives: April 2012

WIP Wednesday Thursday.

Not the only thing on the needles by any means, nor necessarily the most interesting, but the one that I had a photo of. If there is interest I will write up the pattern (but only for those of us … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the after-vacation edition.

Ten Good Things About Coming Home After A Vacation. Sleeping in my own bed again. It may not be perfect (memory foam is not as great as it was proclaimed to be), but I love my bed. It is an … Continue reading

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Get ’em while they are hot.

Get yours here. First person to locate a source for a pair of 3-mile-long purple shoelaces gets a prize bragging rights.

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The magic of photography.

As I was standing in front of our renewable energy table chatting with the vendor next to us, I noticed a fourth-grade girl wearing shoes I would have killed for in fourth grade. I sneaked my camera out of my … Continue reading

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Babies!

One of my knitting groups (I attend 4 on an irregular basis) met at one of the member's farm today because she wanted to show us her baby lambs — all 38 of them!  The newest was only a few … Continue reading

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R.I.P., Dick Clark.

Best comment on his passing, retweeted by lectio:  "Dick Clark is dead at 82. Now we will not be able to ring in the New Year properly. Well played, Mayans, well played." * * * * * I am loving … Continue reading

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Tax season = done!

Actually, Monday was my last day. Tuesday (today) was the all-day organizational meeting of the new county board. And it WAS all day — 9am to 4:30, phew. It took that long to revise the rules of order and to … Continue reading

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Tax chuckles.

In fourth quarter 2011, MNCPA [Minnesota Society of CPAs] surveyed members to identifythe most creative tax deductions proposed by clients. Survey results are being shared with the media as part of the MNCPA's tax campaign promoting hiring a CPA for … Continue reading

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Addition to the update to the update.

Smokey plays this for me every election.

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Update to the update.

As I was falling asleep last night it occurred to me that I had not given any background or context for that "I won!" announcement. Not everyone is intimately familiar with all the details of my life 😉 In 2008 … Continue reading

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