Category Archives: Miscellaneous

More news in brief.

I now know the risk factors for having a more severe case of covid-19. Diabetes and high blood pressure, plus being a man. As Smokey said when I told him, There’s a target on my back, right? Apparently eczema is … Continue reading

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The news in brief.

There are three what appear to be yearling trumpeter swans cruising the open water on our lake. I don’t remember ever seeing trumpeters before. Also one Canada goose. Have seen way too many of those over the years. Far too … Continue reading

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I’m baaack! Sort of…

Blog silence has reigned for… ::consults list of published posts:: …a long time. Life got in the way. Nothing bad, no one has died, but I seem to have a plethora (one of my favorite words!) of URGENT! MUST DO … Continue reading

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Weekend fun in excruciating detail.

(Found this in my drafts folder. I hate to waste a blog post, so here it is…five months later.) Well, that was an eventful weekend. It all started Saturday morning when I woke up. Percy the pit bull, who likes … Continue reading

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A scary tale.

A good friend was bitten last week by a brown recluse spider. She did not suffer the relatively-rare-but-widely-publicized necrotizing effects of the spider’s toxin; however, she did feel poorly enough to see a doctor. She thinks the spider was in … Continue reading

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The story of linen.

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Money, money, money

Sometimes spending money is fun — buying yarn, going on a vacation, upgrading your phone. But when money is spent simply to maintain the status quo? Not so much fun. Case in point: we are emptying the checking account and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! (in bullet form)

If you are an occasional slob like me, you probably have had to trash shirts because of a grease spot smack in the middle of the front. A friend recently clued me in on how to get rid of such … Continue reading

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Stuff in bullet form

I am a bit slow. It just occurred to me that if next year we got rid of Pence, then immediately impeached Trump, Nancy Pelosi — or her successor — would be president. How about that? Smokey and I were … Continue reading

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A tribute to veterans.

The best tribute to veterans I have ever read, by a community college instructor.

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