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Near death experience

I was watching one of my guilty pleasures earlier this evening, “Real Housewives”, in this case “of Orange County”.  These women are incredibly dramatic, and there is A LOT of plastic surgery.  One of them is even married to a … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilee

I heard some facts on the Today show this morning regarding the two diamonds in the brooch the Queen was wearing today.  The larger stone is apparently 90-something carats and the other “small” one is 60-something!   I can’t recall … Continue reading

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Battered and bruised!

I am worn out, my wrists and fingers hurt, and my knee is throbbing! Aidan arrived at 9:00 this morning, in his pick-up, and we headed off to get mulch.  Throughout the day we hauled a total of 75 bags … Continue reading

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Hoarding a few of my favorite things

I love espresso coffee, dark chocolate, and am a bit of a techno-geek. I had wireless wi-fi in my house before the CIO of my last company did!  I hate to feel confined so this technology was like some sort … Continue reading

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Vroom!

While I was running around doing my errands this afternoon I ended up in that area most towns have which is essentially ‘car country’. As I sold the Honda last weekend, I will need a new day-to-day car in my … Continue reading

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John Edwards

I have no words.  As days elapsed waiting on the jury to return with verdicts you could tell this was going to end in a mistrial.  I don’t believe they will retry him, either. Of course, this hits close to … Continue reading

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Fond memories of Geneva

If my friend Leslie reads this post she is sure to have a giggle as today I had to go to Lowe’s to buy a new toilet seat!  The one on the main floor in my house really needed to … Continue reading

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Siri

My iPhone is pre-Siri but my favorite cousin has a brand new iPhone and Siri is very uncooperative with her! Over the Memorial Day weekend my cousin was trying to help me find a notary public to acknowledge my signature … Continue reading

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Paul M.

I have this very nice friend named Paul M. who probably has the strangest career history of anyone I know, from working for a top-tier consulting company and spending several years in Germany to working on indie movies and Everest … Continue reading

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Red eye

No, not a night flight.  I woke up this morning with one God-awful looking bloodshot eye! I went to my local eyeglass store (where I am a regular and favorite customer) and asked the optometrist to look at it.  She … Continue reading

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